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crispy oven baked honey garlic tofu bites

Crispy Oven Baked Honey Garlic Tofu Bites

Something amazing happened in the past year: Mike started liking tofu. It happened while we were in Tokyo. Tofu is a whole other beast over there. A delicious, delicious beast. This is a BIG deal because while I absolutely LOVE…

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spicy wonton and noodles recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Lucky Chinese New Year Dumplings and Noodles

Tomorrow is Chinese New Year Eve and even though I’m coming down with a cold, I’m still going to be putting on my favourite red sweater (okay, my only red sweater) and eating up ALL the delicious foodstuffs. Chinese people…

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cornmeal pancakes with clementine honey syrup - www.iamafoodblog.com

Crispy Cornmeal Pancakes with Honey-Clementine Syrup

I’m going to keep this short and sweet – I’m running a little bit behind on my to-do list! These thin and crispy cornmeal cakes are just the thing when you’re looking for a hearty breakfast that’s full of sunshine….

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Beeramisu: like tiramisu, but with beer

Are you guys fans of Valentine’s day? I’m kind of neutral about the whole affair, but I’ve got to say: I absolutely LOVE all the cute red and pink heart-shaped treats that come out right about now. I can spend a good…

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wonton lasagna cups recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Cheesy, Saucy, Crunchy Handheld Two-Bite Mini Lasagna Cups

How was your weekend? We had a stat holiday here yesterday so I spent the weekend doing long weekend things – that is, absolutely no work and lots and lots of eating. Mike and I went to Costco, which is one of…

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Sunday Brunch: 1 Hour Mini Cinnamon Buns with Whisky Cream Cheese Frosting

I love cinnamon buns. So much so that I purposely plan my way through the mall to avoid Cinnabon. If I end up smelling them, I’ll end up buying one and eating the whole thing. Which isn’t such a bad…

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mini beef and beer pies with a cheddar crust - www.iamafoodblog.com

Mini Beef and Beer Hand Pies with a Cheddar Cheese Crust

Have you ever felt so cold you just can’t warm up no matter how hot the room gets? Just two weeks ago (my gosh, it feels like forever, though!) Mike and I were in Japan. Right before heading home we decided to…

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black pepper cheddar gourgere blt recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Mini Black Pepper and Cheddar Gougère BLT Sandwiches

Mike and I went out for dinner with a friend last night at a Vietnamese-Cambodian place. The tables are arranged so that you’re basically sitting at the same table as the people next to you. I couldn’t help overhearing what appeared to…

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mini biscuits and gravy - www.iamafoodblog.com

Mini Cream Cheese and Green Onion Biscuits and Spicy Sausage Gravy

Please tell me that you’ve stayed at one of those roadside hotels where they offer free biscuits and gravy for breakfast? The biscuits and gravy aren’t that good, but even the sad beds look enticing after hours and hours on the…

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vietnamese caramelized pork belly pasta recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Vietnamese Caramelized Pork Belly Pasta

Pork belly: without a doubt, it’s a love it or hate it thing and I’m defiantly on the love it side. I have lots of friends that won’t touch the stuff. They think it’s incredibly unhealthy because of all the…

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Super Bowl Snacks: Tacos, Nachos and Wings!

I’m not the hugest fan of sports. However, I am a HUGE fan of Superbowl Sunday because I love the idea of people hanging around a TV eating what I think of as the best foodstuffs: tacos, nachos, and wings….

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jalapeño bacon puff pastry cheese twists recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Crispy Crunchy Spicy Jalapeño Bacon Puff Pastry Cheese Twists

It’s the wee hours of Sunday morning and if there’s something I know, it’s that I’m not going to be brunching today. I’m still incredibly jet-lagged (we flew back on Thursday!), which isn’t such a bad thing for us night…

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mini pistachio matcha raspberry puff pastry mille feuille jars - www.iamafoodblog.com

Mini Pistachio Matcha Raspberry Puff Pastry Mille Feuille Jars

Do you have a favourite colour? Usually I cop out and say that all of the colours are my favourite (yes, even brown!), but if I search deep into the depths of my soul…I’d have to say that I’m quite…

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quinoa breakfast bowl recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Quinoa Brunch Bowl with Six Minute Soft Boiled Eggs, Creamy Avocado, Tofu Puffs and a Miso Mustard Dressing

You guys, you know what I’m the worst at? Packing. I’m absolutely horrible. I love making lists and getting everything together and ready to put into the luggage but when it comes to actually fitting things inside, I’m a mess….

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mazemen: broth-less japanese ramen with ginger garlic beef, miso gravy and eggs - www.iamafoodblog.com

Mazemen: Ramen Noodles with Sesame Ginger Garlic Beef, Savoury Miso Gravy, Fresh Egg Yolk, and Roasted Nori

Guys, the ramen game in Tokyo is so on point that it almost pained me to make this recipe instead of heading out to my local ramen joint. There is no way that I could ever master the art of…

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spaghetti garlic bread boat recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Carbs on Carbs: Cheesy Spaghetti Bolognese on Crispy Garlic Bread Boats

Hai! I’m really on a roll with the … shall we call it, drunk food lately, huh? I guess there’s just something about winter that makes me want to pack on a little extra for warmth. I know everyone out there…

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pork belly kimchi stew recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Pure Comfort Food: Braised Pork Belly Kimchi Stew Recipe

In the winter time, I’m a huge fan of stew. There’s just something so cozy about starting a stew and letting it braise. It puts me in a good mood every time. I think it has something to do with the fact that your…

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jalapeno broccoli mac and cheese recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Creamy Stovetop Jalapeño Broccoli Mac and Cheese Recipe

I LOVE creamy mac and cheeses. Sometimes, when I’m making a baked mac and cheese, I’ll scoop out a little bowl for myself to snack on while the rest is baking in the oven. Confession: I inevitably just end up eating…

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Flourless Meyer Lemon Almond Loaf Cake Recipe

It’s a brand-new year and a brand-new I am a Food Blog! Okay, not completely brand-new, but Mike did do a little re-design, which you can read a little bit about here. The start of a new year usually means…

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sriracha buffalo wing recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

The Best of 2014: A Recipe Round Up!

I’ve got to say, 2014 has been a wild ride! The end of the year is a time for reflection, so I took a look back through the archives. It’s so hard for me to pick favourites, but if I…

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roast beef and brie breakfast tart recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Sunday Brunch: Easy Roast Beef and Brie Puff Pastry Breakfast Tarts Recipe

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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the best ever chocolate chip cookie recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Cookies for Santa: The Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Usually I feel a little weird saying “the best.” I hear it/see it a lot, but I tend to reserve the best for, well, the best. Inevitably, this means I don’t use “the best” as a modifier very often. That being said,…

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coconut tres leches french toast recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Sunday Brunch: Christmas Morning Coconut French Toast Recipe

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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sweet side dish: christmas quinoa salad recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Sweet Side Dish: Holiday Quinoa Recipe

For me, it’s always about the sides. I could make a meal out of side dishes and to be honest, I have, many times. This Christmas quinoa salad has what I think of as wintertime flavours: dried cranberries, crispy crunchy…

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Treats to Make and Gift: a Recipe Round-Up

Come Christmas, I’m all about the baked goods, all the time. So just in case you’re not sure what you’re going to bake this year, I have a quick little round up from my archives for you.

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sriracha chicken pot pie recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Party in a Jar: Mini Sriracha Chicken Pot Pies Recipe

If you’re a fan of food blogs and you don’t live under a rock, you probably know Molly, the gorgeously happy voice behind My Name is Yeh. I had the pleasure of meeting Molly (and being her date!) in real…

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pancake cake recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Sunday Brunch: Epic Rice Cooker Pancake Recipe

If you wander around Tokyo, you’ll start to notice random line ups outside restaurants. People might be politely queuing for that ultimate bowl of ramen, a bag of artisanal popcorn, or (and this is the most likely) a plate of…

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miso corn soup recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Vegan(!) Creamy Corn Soup Recipe and a Giveaway!

I’m a huge soup fan. Chunky, smooth, creamy, or noodle-y, come wintertime, I want all the soups, all the time. Thankfully, not all soups take hours to make. This corn soup, thickened with a bit of tofu and seasoned with…

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matcha coconut macaroons recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Matcha Coconut Macaroons Recipe: Holiday Cookies with a Twist

Christmas time means cookies and around these parts, Christmas cookies most definitely mean macaroons. No, I don’t mean those delicate, finicky French macaron – I mean crisp and coconutty haystacks. A good coconut macaroon is a delicious thing: mounded, crisp…

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spicy vietnamese noodle soup: bun bo hue recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Bun Bo Hue Recipe: The Spicy Vietnamese Noodle Soup You Never Knew You Loved

Any good cook will tell you that soups are a labour of love. Generally, they take time and a little bit of effort, but like any thing that is worth waiting for, they are absolutely heartwarming. Soups, especially noodle soups, are…

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gingerbread waffles recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Sunday Brunch: Holiday Gingerbread Cardamom Waffles Recipe

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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grilled cheese recipe round up - www.iamafoodblog.com

Grilled Cheese Recipes: Sandwiches for the Holiday Season!

I find December incredibly hectic, more so than any other month. There are always a bunch of things I’m forever falling behind on, so I always remind myself to take a break when I need it because when I get stressed, I go a…

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Turkey Pho Recipe

We had Thanksgiving at my brother’s house this year (back when it was Canadian Thanksgiving, over a month ago!) and the part I was most looking forward to was the leftovers: specifically, the turkey bones. I had thought that my…

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egg and turkey breakfast banh mi recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Sunday Brunch: Egg & Turkey Banh Mi Recipe

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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turkey fried rice recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Turkey Fried Rice Recipe

Maybe you don’t want to make a whole turkey for Thanksgiving. Or maybe you’re already looking forward to turkey leftovers. Whatever you might be feeling, this turkey fried rice is for you! It’s perfect for when you’re looking for a…

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honey garlic sprouts recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Pan Roasted Honey Garlic Brussels Sprouts Recipe

It’s an I am a Food Blog Thanksgiving! I made a tiny Thanksgiving for two featuring some Asian flavours. Make sure you check out the lemongrass braised turkey legs, miso mashed potatoes, and lemongrass stuffing! I had a childhood friend who was obsessed…

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Sunday Brunch: Crispy Stuffing Cakes with Quail Eggs Recipe

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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Lemongrass Stuffing Recipe

It’s an I am a Food Blog Thanksgiving! I made a tiny Thanksgiving for two featuring some Asian flavours. Rounding out the meal are lemongrass braised turkey legs, and miso mashed potatoes. Next up are going to be honey garlic…

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miso mashed potato recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Miso Butter Mashed Potatoes Recipe

It’s an I am a Food Blog Thanksgiving! I made a tiny Thanksgiving for two featuring some Asian flavours. Check out my lemongrass braised turkey leg! I know I say everything is my favourite, but seriously, mashed potatoes are my be…

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apple cheddar grilled cheese recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Sunday Brunch: Apple Cheddar Grilled Cheese Recipe

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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