For the second year, culinary all-stars strutted their skills at the highly anticipated Austin Food & Wine Festival. This year’s event was significantly better organized. There were...
Last night was the 2013 CultureMap Tastemaker Awards. I did not attend this year. Instead, I was at home battling taxes and baking cheesy popovers to go with some leftover crawfish and okra...
Josh Kaner, the brave soul that transformed a run-down barbeque on 290 W into an inviting pizzeria, does not hold back. Armed with a 20 year old sourdough starter, hand kneaded pizza dough, and...
I posted a photo on Instagram earlier and did not expect the overwhelming number of recipe requests. I shouldn’t be surprised, as lo bak go (蘿蔔糕) is a well loved dim sum item. Moreover, it’s a Chinese New Year staple.
Savoury meat-studded steamed cakes (e.g. made with radish or taro root) and dessert steamed cakes (e.g. red bean, water chestnut, sticky brown sugar coconut) represent optimism towards a more prosperous year. (“Cake” in Chinese is homonymic with “rising up”).Read More
It’s another amazing year’s end and 2013 is upon us. Looking back, 2012 has been an exceptional year of eating, or rather, feasting. I do consider myself very blessed in many areas of life, and food is a highlight that I cannot ignore.Read More
Alas, my blog has fallen behind. Between my new job in Austin (woohoo!) and operating Vancouver Food Tour, I have little free time left.
I’m absolutely pooped by the end of most days and somehow manage to drag my butt to boot camp. Between all of that, we still try to cook and entertain as much as possible.Read More
Even though I am away from Vancouver, I made it a point to celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving this year. For one, the thought of seeing all the celebratory food that my friends were enjoying back home would have been too much to bear.Read More
I perk up like a puppy that hears the mailman approaching when my husband texts me 2 simple words:
These are probably the ugliest photos that you’ll ever see of me but I don’t really care right now. For the past few months, my face has been swelling up mysteriously. Namely, my eyes and lips have swelled up at alarming rates without warning.Read More
I came, I ate, I conquered.
I spent an entire month in VancouverRead More