Lanzones

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What is lanzones you ask? Well, lanzones (lan-so-ness) fruit is a tropical fruit commonly found in Southeast Asia.  Lanzones are round or oval with yellow skin that is easy to peel and translucent segmented flesh.  They grow and are sold in bunches like grapes, but they are much bigger in size.  When it's ripe, the flesh is super sweet and juicy.  One word of caution:  be careful not to bite into the seed because it's very very bitter. Lanzones fruit is a favorite of many Filipinos and … [Continue reading...]

Chia Pudding with Peach and Raspberry

Chia Pudding with Peach and Raspberry

Chi chi chi chia.  You can thank me later because now you have chi chi chi chia in your head playing over and over again! Hey, don't blame me, sharing is caring!  All joking aside guys, chia has been in everybody's radar since forever since it's one of the trendy superfood everybody is going on and on about.  We usually like to sprinkle some chia seeds on our yogurt, pancake batter or add them to smoothies, but to fully appreciate the beauty of chia seeds, we decided to jump in the bandwagon and … [Continue reading...]

Roasted Potato Galette with Bacon, Cheddar and Chives

Roasted Potato Galette

I am so so excited that comfort food season has started! I know technically it’s still summer, but the weather here in Toronto has been cooler so comfort food  is definitely necessary! This roasted potato galette with cheddar and chives is definitely comfort food at its finest.  Roasted potatoes, we all know that’s a crowd […]

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Carrot and Daikon Pickle (Do Chua)

Carrot and Daikon Pickle

The more I browse through Instagram food posts, the more I realize that you can pretty much pickle anything.  For real! You can pickle blueberries,  garlic scape, green beans, tomatoes, okra and grapes just to name a few.  And pickled vegetables are really handy to have because you can eat them with anything – sandwiches, […]

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Smashed Berries Spritzer with White Rye and Rhubarb Bitters

Smashed Berries Spritzer

We visited friends of ours just outside of Toronto and they took us to Dillon’s Small Batch Distillers.  Dillon takes local fruit and grain and turn them into spirits.  They make rye, Canadian whisky, vodka, gin, bitters and fruit spirits.  We didn’t take a tour of their distillery when we visited, but we sure came home […]

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It’s All GRK –Toronto, Canada

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  We are not your typical meat and potatoes couple.  Actually, to be honest, we rarely have meat and potatoes. However, when we do eat meat and potatoes, we prefer ours Greek style! We live in the exact opposite end of Greektown here in Toronto and when we are craving Greek food, we usually need […]

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Best Blueberry Muffins

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  There was a time there when I was eating muffins for breakfast everyday! Until one day, a co-worker pointed out that eating muffins is like eating cake and eating them everyday is like eating a slice of cake for breakfast every single day.  That was my wake up call and also the fact that […]

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