Recipes

Recipes

One day I will go strawberry picking

One day I will go strawberry picking

LisaAug 15, 20152 min read

Earlier this month, a friend of mine asked me if I wanted to go strawberry picking up at Whittamore’s Farm. This is a popular place to pick strawberries since it’s…

Master cheese class with Chef Christine Cushing

Master cheese class with Chef Christine Cushing

LisaAug 5, 20155 min read

People often asked me how I came up with the idea to start a product review club. Well, I actually go the idea from a beauty and make-up review club…

Teaching kid’s in the kitchen classes

Teaching kid’s in the kitchen classes

LisaJul 30, 20152 min read

I recently decided to step up my culinary training by signing up for the chef certified course at George Brown College. I’d always wanted to go to chef school after completing…

The char siu (Chinese BBQ pork) cook-off

The char siu (Chinese BBQ pork) cook-off

LisaJul 10, 20153 min read

My friends and I did a char siu cook-off on Canada Day last week. The char siu recipe that we have doesn’t require a lot of ingredients and is definitely…

Homemade char siu (Chinese BBQ pork) recipe

Homemade char siu (Chinese BBQ pork) recipe

LisaJul 2, 20153 min read

Like many Canadians everywhere, I celebrated Canada Day outside next to a barbecue. But unlike many Canadians, I added a Cantonese twist by making Chinese BBQ pork (aka char siu).…

The Noodle Party – Which Asian wheat noodles to buy?

The Noodle Party – Which Asian wheat noodles to buy?

LisaJun 23, 20154 min read

Buying noodles at an Asian grocery store can be overwhelming – there are so many different types! While my friend swears by a certain brand of wheat noodle, I usually just…

Is it worth making homemade ice cream?

Is it worth making homemade ice cream?

LisaJun 16, 20154 min read

I have always wanted to make my own ice cream but didn’t want to invest in an ice cream maker so I signed up for a monthly membership at the…

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream Recipes – Skinny, regular and French vanilla

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream Recipes – Skinny, regular and French vanilla

LisaJun 16, 20153 min read

I made homemade ice cream a couple weeks ago to see if ice cream is worth making from scratch. During the process I learned that there is a wide variety…

What is the Paleo Diet?

What is the Paleo Diet?

LisaJun 11, 20153 min read

The Paleolithic diet, or “Paleo diet”, is a popular fad diet which attempts to mirror the eating habits of early humans. This diet is based on the fact that many…