Decadent Chocolate Banana (Tofu) Pie (Gluten Free)

I can still remember the first dish I ever made from scratch that blew my tastebuds away – Grade 8 Home Ec. Mrs Eckley pulled out her overhead projector (dating ...

CSA: A Growing Season in Review

I’ve talked about supporting CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) programs on this blog (here and here), so some of you may already know that we purchased a half share  into Sunhill Gardens ...


I believe in supporting local communities and charities… it kind of goes along with the whole belief-in-karma thing. I believe that the act of sharing food is sharing a part ...

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SHANGHAI 456: A True Hidden Gem (YEG)

Shanghai 456 is the epitome of a “hidden gem” in Edmonton.   ...


Moving away from a city, I often find myself missing the food ...

CORSO 32: A Night of Indulgence

On one of our very first dates, D took me to Red Star ...

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Asian Association YYC – A Pop-Up Collaboration to Remember

  As I look at the best way to start up this blog in Calgary,  I couldn’t think of a better way to revive this blog than with a recap of a Calgary pop-up dinner event – the #AsianAssociation dinner hosted by The Association YYC. This pop-up dinner was a collaboration between three top Asian chefs in Calgary – Roy […]

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Tres Carnales – “Tacos for the People” Indeed!

Recently a friend asked for restaurant recommendations for Edmonton. I did what I usually do, asked for more specifics (i.e. “What type of food do you like?” “What price range?” “Who are you taking?”) and also provided her with a short list of my favourite spots. There are two Edmonton restaurants that continually make it […]

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Around the World With Dumplings – #yegdumplings party

It started with one tweet. Possibly this one… In the matter of 20 minutes, about 7 people had tweeted interest in partaking in a Dumplings-Around-The-World party… Gotta.Love.Twitter. So one February evening, Lillian (@beyondumami), Teresa (@DishcrawlYEG), Diane (@argenplath) and I met up over pizzas, salad, and gelato at Da Capo to conceptualize the dumplings evening, which took […]

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UPDATES (FEB 29) is being updated! Keep checking back as I progress the look and feel of this page. When I first set out to start this blog, it was for very selfish reasons. The blog was a tool to get to know my new home and a reason to explore the food vendors, restaurants, and markets. I’ve been overwhelmed with the warm […]

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The first two parts of my this “Favourite Food Things” series were dedicated to the dishes eaten over 2011 that were swoon-worthy and created with love by amazing eateries. But most of the time our favourite dishes and comfort foods aren’t eaten at restaurants. Most of the time, the foods that we crave over and […]

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In Part I of my Favourite Food Things of 2011, I featured my favourite savoury dishes this past year. Originally the post was to include ALL my 2011 Favourites – savoury and sweet things, kitchen items, foodie reads, and grocery items. However, there seemed to be so much content in savoury dishes alone, I thought […]

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