Taste tests

Taste tests

Mooncake battle

Mooncake battle

LisaOct 7, 20174 min read

The mid-Autumn festival, which is the second biggest Chinese festival after Chinese New Year, also known as the moon festival just passed. It’s also called the moon or mooncake festival…

Activia Pure Yogurt

Activia Pure Yogurt

LisaOct 1, 20172 min read

Ever since going to culinary school I constantly hear “Use the best ingredients you can’. This also applies to yogurt. One day, I heard one of the chef school teachers…

OIKOS SuperGrains Yogurt Review

OIKOS SuperGrains Yogurt Review

LisaApr 3, 20172 min read

I was so happy to receive complimentary samples of the new OIKOS SuperGrains Greek yogurt the other day! This product comes in four different flavours and has a combination of…

OIKOS SuperGrains Greek Yogurt

OIKOS SuperGrains Greek Yogurt

LisaFeb 28, 20171 min read

I have recently seeing more and more yogurts with seeds and fruit added to them. I usually try to make my own muesli but have to admit that there are…

What is vinegar?

What is vinegar?

LisaJun 27, 20163 min read

The word vinegar comes form the French term “vin aigre” which means sour wine. It’s made by fermenting alcohol which can come from a variety of sources – rice (used…

Celebrating the 2016 International Year of Pulses – Cooking with lentils workshop

Celebrating the 2016 International Year of Pulses – Cooking with lentils workshop

LisaMar 2, 20163 min read

Today I had the great fortune to attend the Hands-On Cooking Workshop with Canadian Lentils. I have been going this dietitian invite-only event for the past two years and every…

An update from culinary school

An update from culinary school

LisaFeb 24, 20163 min read

It has been awhile since I’ve had a chance to write on my blog which I miss terribly. But since enrolling in culinary school, and working in the industry, it…

Liberté Greek Seeds & Fruit Yogourt‏

Liberté Greek Seeds & Fruit Yogourt‏

LisaDec 2, 20151 min read

I recently saw Liberté Greek Seeds & Fruit Yogourt in the grocery store and thought “What a great idea! I l love mixing seeds and fruit in my yogourt but…

Culinary school, here I come

Culinary school, here I come

LisaAug 23, 20154 min read

I am going to culinary school! Yippee! This has been a l-o-n-g time coming. I actually wanted to go to culinary school after finishing my dietetics degree because food compliments…