Entertaining: Baby Shower

On what felt like the last beautiful weekend of the summer before the cool fall days of October starts, a close family friend (N) was having her baby shower.  With an elegant backyard setting in an orange and green theme,

Summer BBQ

Summer BBQ

I’ve been to a many a summer BBQs in my life, including many hosted by my parents when growing up, but nothing like the one my friends S & I hosted this past weekend.  It was a food gourmand’s paradise.

Wine Club: Champagne

The theme for our third wine club get together was Champagne (or aka sparkling wine)!  And what goes great with champagne? Brunch, of course!  We had three different champagnes to try and a lot of egg dishes to go with


This past Friday, I was invited (this is a sponsored post) to come and try the new recently launched menu at &Co, a resto bar located in Mississauga an area 30 minutes west of Toronto.  I’m going to be honest,

Wine Club: Pinot Noirs From France

In December my friend H started a wine club.  We all sat together at one of her many dinner parties she loves to throw and brainstormed themes for each “club meeting” (aka an excuse for us to eat and drink

First Annual Cook-Off: Pizza

And the winner is……well, you be the judge!  The idea of a cook-off was born from my friend I, during a casual conversation about making pizzas on the bbq.  Of course, you need at least two people for a competition,

India: Ladies Sangeet & Mehndi

India: Ladies Sangeet & Mehndi

Indian wedding celebrations last a number of nights and on my third night in India, we had probably the “most fun” night of the wedding at the Ladies Sangeet and Mehndi!  Why not the reception?….This night is reserved for only

Indian Wedding

I love Indian Weddings!  The dancing, the music, the joyous celebration and best of all – the food!  To be honest, I’m not a big fan of buffets but when it comes to Las Vegas or Indian weddings, I’m all

Goodies From Belgium/France

My good friend H just came back from a two week holiday in Belgium and France.  While in Europe, she posted all of her food adventures – her dinner at a 3 Michelin star restaurant, visiting chocolate shops, eating pastries

My Mom’s Kalbi

Ever since my parents downsized to a condo, we don’t have the luxury of being able to BBQ in the backyard.  So when my mom suggested doing BBQ for the first time at the condo and grilling her famous kalbi