Mont Blanc Chestnut Cake

With all my trips back to Japan, I quickly learned about Japan’s love of chestnuts.  I’m not a bit fan of chestnuts but I think as I get older my taste buds are starting to grow a liking to this

Mom’s Bake Sale

This weekend, the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre was having their New Year celebration and part of the celebration was to allow vendors to come in and sell Japanese goods.  One of the vendors was my mom, who is somewhat infamous

My Rustic Apple Pie

I know apple season is over but there’s something about winter and baking apple pies 🙂  And in this deep freeze we’re in, I’m feeling like some warm apple pie.  I’m not proud of this but I’m pretty lazy when

Restaurant of the Month: Weslodge

This restaurant is perfect for the cold winter nights of Toronto.  The bright yellow doors with the name in bright lights lures you in from the street.  When you enter the first thing I notice is how dark the space

Me? In The Paper!

Me? In The Paper!

Its so hard to believe but I’ve been writing my blog for a year now – anniversary date: January 3rd, and I never imagined I would have this much to write about.  In fact, when I first started I thought

New York City: Momofuku Milk Bar

Before our flight back home, we had just enough time to grab a bite to eat.  The last place I had on my list was David Chang’s Momofuku Milk Bar.  I’m a big fan of David Chang, I love his

Happy New Year!

December 31st and January 1st are always about looking back over the past year and looking forward to the next.  And it was especially true this new year’s eve.  As we look to 2013 I will admit, I am one