If you like to drink wine on the regular, you’ve probably heard the term ‘corked‘ before. Most people are probably aware that it’s a thing, and that it’s not a good thing. Personally, I was always aware of TCA, but until we had a corked bottle in my first WSET course I doubt I would have been able to identify one confidently. What is Wine … Continue reading Cork Taint 101: Is My Bottle Corked?
Do you ever hit 3:00 PM and get the most ridiculous snack cravings? Like clockwork, when it hits 3:00, I am instantly hungry. Given the location of my office, it’s far too easy to wander downstairs and pick up a muffin from Starbucks that will fill me, but not really give me much in the way of energy. These cookies are the antidote to the … Continue reading High Energy Cookies
The 13th annual EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival, taking place April 26 to May 3, 2015, has officially announced its fabulous lineup. Tickets are now officially on sale to the general public as of Thursday, March 5 at http://www.eat-vancouver.com. The largest festival of its kind in Canada, the 2015 edition of EAT! Vancouver now has an expanded 8 day program with 35+ collaborative workshops, dinners and events taking … Continue reading EAT! Vancouver 2015 – Lineup and Tickets
Late last month, whilst visiting Budapest for the first time, I stumbled across these great bags and wallets in a pop-up shop from Balkan Tango. They are made with recycled bicycle innertubes, so they’re just soft, adorable, slightly edgy and very eco-friendly. I am surprised I have not seen something similar at home (as I do live in East Van, and this just seams like … Continue reading Balkan Tango
menu blueberry mascarpone pancakes sausage and veggie scramble roasted hashbrowns mimosas bacon Continue reading Blueberry Brunch
a very special delivery I received. Continue reading November Flowers
menu mini frittata cups with mascarpone and prosciutto herb and cherry tomato omelettes southern hungry hippo hash blueberry cream cheese sticky buns palmosas the one kilo brunch is so named for the pre- and post-brunch weigh-in wherein one friend legitimately gained one kilo. mission accomplished. Continue reading the one kilo brunch