Hot summer is still not leaving Vancouver, which is good news for me – I can make more popsicles. Recently, everyone is talking about this Taiwanese Pineapple Cake Ice Cream Bar (鳳梨酥雪派) from a Taiwanese brand, A-Chino (阿奇儂). It was expensive, which is around $10 for 3 bars. So I decided to replicate this popsicle and made my own version.(more…)
After many days of procrastinating, I finally made something delicious. And I also developed my first vegan recipe, Matcha Oat Milk Popsicles with Tea Mochi. This recipe uses simple ingredients that you can find in The Mochi Set from Paragon Tea Room. It will take you less than 15 minutes to make these foolproof, kid-friendly popsicles.(more…)
Summer is the perfect time for ice cream, gelato, and sorbet, but do you know which one to choose from? You can find at least one full aisle filled with different brands of ice cream in any grocery stores in Vancouver. Few weeks ago, I tried a new product line with Asian-inspired flavors, CanAsian Ice Cream, created by Prairie West Ice Cream.(more…)
Recently, I did a series of Instagram stories on spending just $30 (excluding the admission) in this year’s Richmond Night Market, and many love it! Therefore, I decide to come up with an ultimate food guide for you, especially if you have limited budget. This year’s admission is $4.95 per person, with an option to purchase the Express Pass for $28 (include 6 visits). If you are planning to go only once, I prefer just getting the one-time pass. The line up doesn’t seem to have much difference, to be honest.
I was lucky to be invited to a media event, hosted by ChineseBites and Tourism Richmond. I tried 25 stalls in the Richmond Night Market, and I was surprised by this year’s creativity and overall quality of the food. Concluding my two visits to Richmond Night Market, here are the top 10 food items that you should try on your next visit.(more…)
Kokoro Tokyo Mazesoba is probably the most hyped and popular Japanese restaurant for the past recent months, and the hype still did not die down. For anyone who has lined up for this restaurant before, do you think it is worth the hype? I have been there for 3 times now, and I think I have tried enough bowls of mazesoba to finally review this restaurant.(more…)