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flour bakery's famous banana bread recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Flour Bakery’s Famous Banana Bread

Have you guys ever seen a banana tree in real life? They’re kind of freaky looking. I think I’ve seen them before when I was a kid visiting Thailand with my parents, but I must have put them out of my…

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Mini California Sushi Cones

If you know anything about the sushi world in Vancouver, you’ve probably heard of Hidekazu Tojo. He’s kind of a big dill (food pun!) around here, or at least he was before sushi became just as ubiquitous as burgers and fries….

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Sunday Brunch: Hong Kong Bubble Waffle Recipe

Bubble waffles are the stuff of childhood dreams. I remember being a kid, at the night market, up way past my bedtime, eagerly awaiting a piping hot bag of these little egg-shaped waffles. There would always be a massive line-up, and…

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Fried Chicken Grilled Cheese

As you guys know, I’m a huge grilled cheese fan. And by grilled cheese I mean, buttered bread pan-fried until the cheese is melty and gooey and the outside of the bread is crisp and the inside of the bread…

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Mini Corn Dogs

Are you into corn dogs? Corn batter dipped deep fried deliciousness is totally my jam. So much so that once, on a camping trip, I brought along a box of frozen corn dogs so Mike and I could roast them over…

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How to Cut a Pineapple

Today I’m going to be in Hawaii! It seems fitting that I should post something Hawaii related and lucky for me, I shot this pineapple before I left. I’m hoping Hawaii is everything I dream and more.

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Spicy Korean Deviled Eggs

So…I heard you like eggs with your eggs. I certainly do! I couldn’t resist topping some spicy gochujang deviled eggs with even tinier eggs. Because, why not? Easter is all about the eggs, right? I’ve had a mild obsession with quail…

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Carrot-Coconut Bunny Loaf

Happy Easter Friday! I don’t usually celebrate Easter, unless peeps topped cakes or potato buns count as a celebration…for the record, they definitely count in my books. This Easter I’m not going to be home so I won’t get to do my usual…

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Snack Time: Spam and Egg Onigirazu

Guys, I have some exciting news – I’m going to Hawaii! It’s going to be my first time and I could not be more excited because: It’s the land of spam musubi. I like islands. I’m going with Alana, Molly,…

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Dishoom’s Black Dal and Garlic Naan

Last Winter Mike and I spent some time in London. It’s one of my favorite cities – full of fun cafes, quirky shopping, a blend of old and new architecture, and of course, food. London is well known for their…

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st. patrick's day pot of gold pasta - orecchiette with yellow tomatoes and bocconcini recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

St. Patrick’s Day Pot of Gold Pasta: Orecchiette with Yellow Tomatoes and Bocconcini

Is anyone else out there a little freaked out by St. Patrick’s Day? I mean, I like celebrations as much as any other person, but this one seems a little weird. Green beer, leprechauns, and being able to pinch someone…

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3.14 Pi Day Mini Hainanese Chicken Pot Pies

It’s Pi Day! I’m not much of a math geek – in fact, I’m completely the opposite, but Pi Day means pies, so of course I had to make some. I purposefully made four tiny pies so I could cut…

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Chicken Yakisoba

I have a thing for Japanese drinks. I love how the Japanese market puts out drinks for every occasion, most probably due to the fact that there are one or five vending machines on each street corner. The prolific nature of…

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3 Ingredient Fettuccine Alfredo

The first time I even laid my eyes on fettuccine alfredo was in the lunch line in elementary school. I had my little orange plastic tray with the tiny cup of milk and a bun. At the end of the…

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Sunday Brunch: Bacon Potato Cheesy Sesame Bing Bread

In February, Mike and I took a quick trip to Chicago – I’m going to be putting up a little photo essay soon, I hope. It wasn’t our first time in the city so we took it pretty easy, basically spending…

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Cookies and Cream Affogato and a Giveaway!

Do you have a case of the Tuesdays? Well, cheer up because free coffee is back at McCafe from February 29 – March 6th! Celebrate by sending your loved ones a coffee gram to connect over a free McCafé coffee. I’m…

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Chicken Cordon Bleu Grilled Cheese

In high school, my brother and I always used to eat microwave chicken cordon bleu as an afternoon snack. My mom would buy a giant pack of frozen cordon bleus from Costco and we would go to town. The combo…

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How to Make: Crispy Oven Baked Popcorn Cauliflower

Are you guys watching the Oscars tonight? I’m going to try to catch it, but since I haven’t watched many of the movies nominated, I might just be munching on popcorn cauliflower, sans Oscar. I love these cauliflower popcorn guys…

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Ivan Ramen Toasted Rye Ramen Noodles

Have you guys ever watched Kung Fu Panda? It happens to be one of my favorite animated movies. It has everything: the laughs, the feels, and the hero’s journey featuring a fat and friendly panda. The movie starts off with Po,…

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Sunday Brunch: Japanese Inspired Avocado Toast

I have a somewhat unhealthy relationship with avocados: I respect and love them, but I also find them incredibly annoying. They’re kind of finicky, those little dark green buggers. You can never (or at least I can never) just go to the store…

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How to Make Chicken Pot Pie Pizza

I like making pizza in the winter because it’s doubly generous: heating up the oven warms up the house and eating a hearty pizza warms my soul. This chicken pot pie pizza is what happens when you don’t want to make…

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Sunday Brunch: Greek Yogurt Pancakes

Happy Valentine’s Day friends! I hope you guys are having a cozy one, either with someone special, or even just by yourself! To be honest, I made and ate this little stack of Valentine’s pancakes all by myself because sometimes,…

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Chocolate and Cream Cheese Black Bottom Cupcakes

We have a bulk store that’s kind of sort of (not really at all) close to our house that I like to visit because you never know when you need just five corn chips. I love it because you can do…

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Conversation Heart Sugar Cookies

It’s been so long since I’ve experienced Valentine’s day in elementary school – do they still give out Valentines? I used to have so much fun making Valentines in school. I was pretty into the arts and crafts hour. Do…

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Steamed Whole Fish with Pasta

The other day Mike and I went out for a lunch date. It’s not something we do very often, but it just so happened that we were both able to get away for the day. Initially we planned on going…

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Taco Pull Apart Bread

I’m not the biggest football fan, but if you invite me over to watch some football, I’ll be there, quick as a flash, because I LOVE Super Bowl food. It’s so funny to me that Super Bowl food is a…

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Celebrate Setsubun with Ehomaki: Lucky Direction Sushi Rolls

A couple of years ago –while Mike and I were living in Tokyo– around the end of January, we started noticing an influx of giant sushi rolls being advertised. It seemed like everywhere we went there were photo ads for…

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Gingerbread Corgi Cookies

I know the season of gingerbread is over, but I couldn’t resist making these little gingerbread corgis. I get that gingerbread is associated with Christmas, but I think it’s really a winter cookie; I love the warmth of the spices…

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Honey Garlic Beef Recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Honey Garlic Beef Recipe

It’s no secret that I’m a honey garlic fan. I almost feel like I can make honey garlic sauce and dip everything into it. My favorite growing up was honey garlic pork. Even though I was the pickiest kid on…

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Sunday Brunch: Cheesy French Toast Recipe

This is going to be a quickie because I need to pack my heavy winter coat, scarf and beanie: I’m heading to Minneapolis for a quick trip. I’m kind of excited because I’ve heard so many awesome things. But I’m…

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Miso Hummus with Crispy Onion Furikake

Yesterday was Vacuum V(W)endsdays, the day that I try to vacuum the house. I don’t always end up vacuuming on Wednesdays but I find it helps to have a dedicated day because otherwise who knows how long it might be between…

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Flourless Pistachio Almond Loaf

I made this little loaf last week, on a whim. I was feeling a loaf craving and wanted something moist and just a little bit dense. Basically, I wanted the opposite of light and airy. I wanted a loaf with…

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Ahi Tuna Poke Quinoa Bowl

Confession: I’ve never been to Hawaii. I feel like I’ve been to quite a lot of places in the world, but for some reason I never made it to Hawaii. I don’t know why because I feel like I would fit…

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Cheddar Cheese Cauliflower Tots

Yesterday Mike and I went on a green onion hunt. For some reason Sundays are not the day to buy green onions. I guess Mondays are the days that stores restock? Anyway, at first, we were at this little Japanese market…

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Chashu Pork Steamed Bao Recipe

Have I said it yet – have I said Happy New Year!? I can’t believe it’s 2016 – insane! If I haven’t, let me take this chance to wish you a happy and healthy new year; I hope it brings…

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Restaurant Startup Pop-Up: Snack Bar

I’m always thinking about opening my own restaurant. I have so many ideas that I’m not exactly sure which one I would go with. I LOVE coming up with restaurant themes and creating fun menus and dishes that would be…

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Mini Chicken Chili Cups

Whew – I can’t believe Christmas is over. I hope yours was a good one! We had a ton of food, as per usual, and I’m not embarrassed to admit that I had a legit food coma. I’m talking about seriously…

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Marzipan Chocolate Chip Cookies

How the heck did Christmas sneak up so quickly!? I’ve been so busying being jet-lagging, baking, and merry making that I didn’t even notice that Christmas is in two days! What are your plans? Mine involve a Christmas-y hot pot…

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Newcastle Brown Ale Pulled Duck Nachos

When I think of beer, I think of nachos. And nachos are one of my all time favorite food groups. I’ve been known to make people restaurant hop in search of nachos. One year, my dearest friends and I had…

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Mint Snowman Marshmallows

The first time I ever made homemade marshmallows was a failure. I didn’t have a Kitchen-Aid back then, or even a hand-mixer and my arms got very, very tired. I whisked and whisked and whisked and whisked, but my marshmallows never…

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