mango & passionfruit crepe cake

Ever feel like your life is just passing you by and you look back and all you see is your daily and weekly routine of home, work, sleep, repeat? Well, we find ourselves thinking that way from time to time.  Truth is, life can be like that for everyone, even for the most creative, dynamic… Continue reading mango & passionfruit crepe cake

Homemade Vanilla Extract

Small space living was something new for us.  Two not so small people living in a small space presented some challenges but we were happy to call our 30 square meter condo home because it gave us what we needed.  But truth be told, I miss my old kitchen.  I had everything I needed in my old kitchen.… Continue reading Homemade Vanilla Extract

Easy Cinnamon Rolls with Pecans and Coffee Glaze

Everyday after school, I was faced with a temptation.  No, it was not cigarettes or drugs or anything like that.  It was a cinnamon bun! You might laugh but it took every ounce of self control on my part not to buy a cinnamon bun everyday after school.  You see, there was this evil shop… Continue reading Easy Cinnamon Rolls with Pecans and Coffee Glaze

Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

  A few months back, we celebrated a very special occasion. It was our friends A & J’s  tenth year anniversary and we threw a surprise dinner for them! J is not only beautiful on the outside (she looks like a cross between Julia Roberts and Cindy Crawford), but she’s a good egg too!  What I… Continue reading Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Bang Bang Ice Cream, 93 Ossington Ave, Toronto, ON, M6J 2Z4, Canada

“Ice cream had become one of the necessities of life. A party without it would be like a breakfast without bread or a dinner without a roast.”   From Godey’s Lady’s Book, XLI, August 1850 edition commenting on hand-cranked ice cream freezers.* I came across the above noted quote when I was doing a bit of… Continue reading Bang Bang Ice Cream, 93 Ossington Ave, Toronto, ON, M6J 2Z4, Canada

Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

I work in a field of law helping people recover from accidents.  For me, the word accident is not a good word at all. But recently, I came across an accident that has pleased many people all over the world.  It’s the good kind of accident.  I am talking about how chocolate chip cookies came… Continue reading Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Stout Float with Caramel Sauce

Make sure the kids are asleep when you make this because this drink/dessert (dressert, yeah I made that word up) because it’s strictly adults only dressert! Well, it’s more for adults who still like to have fun and kept their child like imagination. When Arkadi suggested to make this stout float with caramel sauce, I… Continue reading Stout Float with Caramel Sauce