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Coffee x Ovaltine Madeleines

Coffee Ovaltine Madeleines - pigoutyvr

I have been trying numerous ideas with Ovaltine in my desserts lately, and finally, there is one that turns out perfectly. Ovaltine is a popular kid-friendly drink, but have you thought of pairing it with coffee? The bitterness from coffee pairs surprisingly well with Ovaltine. Therefore, I made a French pastry, Coffee Ovaltine Madeleines. As Ovaltine contains sugar already, this recipe uses way less sugar compared to others.

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Lumiere Patisserie: Affordable, Unique Tea-Infused Pastries

Recently, I have been trying some tea infused pastries from a new local online shop – Lumiere Patisserie. The founder of Lumiere Patisserie, Amy Chen, is a passionate pastry chef and has ongoing passion and interest in the baking industry. She wants to incorporate Asian culture and tea into classic French pastries. She also wants her guests to enjoy her treats without hesitate, so her pastries uses high-quality ingredients, with minimal sugar and fat.

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Celebrating BETA 5 8th Birthday

Do you still remember the cream puff collaboration with Amy from Constellation Inspiration at BETA 5 few months ago? To celebrate BETA 5’s 8th birthday, they decided to bring them back as part of the 8th Birthday Pack. I didn’t buy the birthday pack, but instead I went lineup on Saturday to purchase some treats for Mr. and myself. The first 100 customers who purchase $25 or more can get a box of 12 pcs birthday-edition chocolate for free, and that’s the main reason for me to line up!

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ELISA Steakhouse’s Executive Sous Chef is doing her First Popup Dinner at HY Tea Lounge

MARK THE DATE! Ivy Yang, the executive sous chef of ELISA Steakhouse, is hosting her first popup dinner on September 27, 2019 at HY Tea Lounge. The dinner includes 4 courses, which is $75 per person. Wine pairing is available for additional $45. I was invited to a media preview and tried all dishes myself. It is my first time dining at HY Tea Lounge. It is surprisingly bright and spacious. A large window hovers half of the restaurant, which brings natural light.

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Black Market Supper Club: A night filled with mystery and suprises

Just before the long weekend ended, I went to an exclusive dining experience at Black Market Supper Club located in South Surrey. It is hosted and prepared by a world class chef with no identity being revealed. They wear black masks during the entire time cooking in the kitchen. Location and time stay as a mystery until 72 hours before the dinner. Each dinner is attached to a unique theme, and our night is to honour 25 years Anniversary of the French Laundry.

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