[RECIPE] Matcha Brownie Mochi

Have you tried the mochi muffins (also known as moffins) from Yama Cafe or Usagi Sweets? They are addicting and delicious to munch on as an afternoon tea snack. However, they are quite expensive ($1.25 to $1.50 each) especially I lost control and bought dozens of them. So after doing some research online, I decided to make my own version of moffins! I referenced a recipe from one of my favourite baker, Michelle from Sift and Simmer. I made some changes on the portion of sugar and oil to make them less sweet and I guess healthier.

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[RECIPE] Meringue Kisses

Valentine’s Day is in the corner, so I decided to make some treats for my friends and coworkers this year. And meringues cookies are probably the best gifts for anyone in any occasions. I went online and did some research on making perfect, crispy and gooey meringues cookies. They just need two simple ingredients – sugar and egg white. I did some trials before making an actual batch, and I want to share some tips with you all.

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Michi Craft Kitchen

What would you do when you only have a bowl of rice, an egg, and some meat in your fridge? A rice bowl with a sunny-side up egg? Sometimes, adding creativity to some simple ingredients like these can create the most delicious comfort food. Michi Craft Kitchen, a newly opened restaurant on Kingsway, features a simple menu with delectable options, such as squid ink spaghetti and omelette rice.

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Hida Takayama Ramen

Have you ever entered the Robson Public Market? You may walk past it, but you just never have the reason to enter this quiet and small market. However, some of the best eateries can be found in the most unexpected places. After reading this post, you will have just the perfect reason to enter and explore a hidden gem for a bowl of inexpensive ramen.

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Marutama Gaiden

Ramen is the perfect comfort food during rainy day, and I was invited to try the newest creation at Marutama Gaiden, a spin-off ramen joint of Marutama Ramen located on Main Street. In here, you can experience some unique menu items that are not served in other locations. You also have the opportunity to try the thick noodles and various soup base, instead of the chicken creamy broth solely. The feature item on the menu is a spicy ramen with a twist using Sichuan hot chili peppers.

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