[REVISIT] Hon’s Wonton House (Olympic Village)

Do you remember when was your last time eating at Hon’s Wonton House? My last dining experience with them was when I first came to Vancouver 10 years ago. I still remembered they used to have a huge menu, with almost everything you can possibly name. Recently, I had a chance to revisit Hon’s Wonton House after 10 years, but everything has now changed. The new restaurant, located in Olympic Village, became more modern, with a simpler menu. But one thing remains –  handmade wontons.

I believe this is my first time to revisit my blog post and change my comments on the food quality and restaurant. I revisited the restaurant last night, and I ordered Popstickers and Beef Brisket & Wonton Noodle Soup. Unfortunately, I was disappointed on the food quality this time!
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[RECIPE] Purple Yam Snow Skin Mooncakes

Mid-Autumn Festival is coming up soon, and my family would buy snow skin mooncakes from local Asian grocery stores. But this year, I decided to make some homemade and healthier ones. Good things about homemade products is that sugar level can always be adjusted, and I can choose natural ingredients to eliminate any preservatives. Using purple yam in desserts and pastries is now a new food trend, as it has a beautiful purple color for pictures, and it has high nutrition, with low calories. Making Purple Yam Snow Skin Mooncakes seems difficult, but it is actually easy and fun, especially when assembling them.

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[食譜] 紫薯冰皮月餅

中秋節就快到啦!我屋企人通常都會買好多月餅番屋企,但係今年我決定自己整。由於出面街嘅月餅都好,又好多防腐劑。所以我想整啲用料天然,健康又少甜嘅冰皮月餅。近期好多人都中意將紫薯放入唔同嘅甜品,因為佢顏色鮮豔,又高營養同少卡路里。我今次都㨂用紫薯做餡料。雖然整紫薯冰皮月餅睇落好似好難,但係整過先知原來又容易又好玩。大家都不妨試吓整啦! Continue reading “[食譜] 紫薯冰皮月餅”

[PERMANENTLY CLOSED] Food Crawl Stop #4 – Candy Tree Dessert

It has been awhile since I last update on our Food Crawl that happened back in January. But here I am, back on track! Candy Tree Dessert was our first dessert stop, after all those savory dishes from Hoi An Cafe, CHAU Veggie Express, and Sushi by Yuji. It is located in South Burnaby, and it specializes in Asian-style desserts, such as waffles, shaved ice, and sweet soup (糖水), etc. And we were here to try out its Durian Waffle Tower.

After we ordered, we then realized that all six of us are not a fan of durian at all, so I guess this is a food challenge!  Continue reading “[PERMANENTLY CLOSED] Food Crawl Stop #4 – Candy Tree Dessert”

Lava Matcha Mooncakes

Tomorrow is Mid-Autumn Festival, and I hope everyone is enjoying their mooncakes. Every year, my mom would buy Snow Skin mooncake from T&T Supermarket, and this year, there was no exception. In addition, she also bought a box of Lava Matcha mooncakes from Arome Bakery in Hong Kong.

Wait… What are Mooncakes?

If you do not what mooncakes are, you are not alone. We celebrate Chinese Mid-Autumn festival, which is the closest full moon day to the Autumnal Equinox, by gathering together. Continue reading “Lava Matcha Mooncakes”