PEI holds a very special place in my heart and I am glad we can experience PEI with PEI Food Box. Disclaimer - This post was written in partnership with Meetings & Conventions PEI/@meetinpei. All thoughts and opinions expressed on this blog are honest and my own. Growing up, it was my dream to one day visit Prince Edward Island. I fell in love with PEI through L.M. … [Read more...]
Homemade Cinnamon Rolls
Homemade cinnamon rolls are a favourite with my husband, daughter, and our friends and family. The funny thing is that though I love baking for others, I actually am not a fan of baked goods? I love the incredible smells that permeate the air while I've got goodies baking in the oven. The entire house smells heavenly. I'm just not a bread/pastry/sweets person. Wait. … [Read more...]
Chinese Green Beans
Little One and I are obsessed with green beans. We're especially crazy about Chinese Green Beans. You know, the green beans you get when you go to a Chinese buffet? I tried to reproduce the dish at home so we can have it whenever we want. This came pretty close. Print Chinese Green Beans Craving Chinese green beans like at the Chinese buffet? Flavourful green … [Read more...]
Cute Pig Bento Lunch for Kids
With my dad being Chinese Trinidadian, we celebrate Chinese New Year. Since Lunar New Year is next week, and since this is the Year of the Pig, Little One wanted to make a cute Pig Bento for her lunch. Colour Your Sushi Rice with Natural Dyes I wanted to make the rice pink, but really did not want to use any food colouring. I prefer using natural dyes from vegetables. … [Read more...]
Everything Eggnog! Cookies, Cakes, Lattes & More!
It's pretty safe to say that I am an eggnog fan! I get super excited in November when the grocery stores start selling eggnog! I've even tried making my own from scratch! There's just something so special about this beverage! It puts me in the holiday spirit. To me, the rich, creamy beverage reminds me of Christmas! The first time I had eggnog was at my uncle's place in New … [Read more...]
23 Favourite Soups To Keep You Warm This Fall & Winter!
Now that the temperature has started to drop at night, we've got our favourite soups on our minds! There's nothing like a bowl of piping hot soup to wrap our hands around! It's like being wrapped in a warm hug, right? Our family loves soup. In fact, my kid would probably eat soup every night of the week if she could! Here are some of our favourite soups that … [Read more...]
Celebrating Pi Day! 15 Perfect Pies You Will Love!
For mathematicians, Pi Day means 3.14159 and...for foodies, it means pies, pies, pies! Funny story: When my husband and I were engaged, all the ladies and farmers' wives in our township asked me how my pie crust and homemade bread were. Apparently, those are deal breakers if a farmer's wife cannot bake a good pie or homemade loaf of bread! Pi Day It's almost March … [Read more...]