mushroom onion tart recipe

Mushroom Onion Tart Recipe

When we were teenagers, my mom used to stock the freezer up with loads of frozen foods for me and my brother to bake up or microwave on a whim. Back in the day Kevin and I didn’t really have...

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snack saturdays - calbee kfc chips

Snack Saturdays: Calbee KFC Potato Chips

Japan is the land of wacky salty snacks. Much to Mike’s dismay, I love wandering around the endless snack aisles. To the untrained eye, all the colourful packages look the same, but a closer look reveals Mountain Dew Cheetos;...

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sriracha roasted cauliflower recipe

Sriracha Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

I am a huge fan of cauliflower. I know some people who think cauliflower should be banned from cruditè platters, but I actually love it raw. You can always count on me to finish off those crunchy white florets...

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jalapeño honey garlic chicken recipe

Jalapeño Honey Garlic Chicken Recipe

I love garlic, but whenever I peel and chop it my fingers end up smelling like garlic for the rest of the day. I haven’t resorted to buying peeled garlic (yet!) and I recently just discovered a new garlic...

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pierre hermè montebello

Snack Saturdays: Pierre Hermè’s Montebello

Happy Saturday Everyone! I’ve decided on a new feature for 2014 – Snack Saturdays. Every Saturday I’ll feature something I’ve been snacking on, whether it be fancy, like these decadent Pierre Hermè pastries, or simple, like...

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breakfast taquito recipe

Breakfast Taquito Recipe

The first time I had taquitos I was in the middle of an epic fight with an old ex-boyfriend. It was so long ago that I don’t remember what the fight was about. And to be honest, I don’t...

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broccoli sausage pasta bake recipe

Pasta, Sausage & Broccoli Bake

I don’t know about you but I love a good snow storm and all the recent crazy photos of snow are making me nostalgic for my snow-filled childhood. Don’t get me wrong, Tokyo is wonderful in the winter, but...

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grilled egg and cheese recipe

Grilled Egg and Cheese Recipe

Are you guys as obsessed with grilled cheese sandwiches as I am? I am a true grilled cheese lover. And adding a egg just blows all other grilled cheeses out of the water. Technically this recipe isn’t a grilled...

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spam and pineapple fried rice - www.iamafoodblog.com

Spam and Pineapple Fried Rice Recipe

2014 is fast approaching and with the coming of the new year, there are always resolutions to eat better and be healthier. I’m all for healthy eating and living, but there’s still time to indulge my friends! And nothing...

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bacon wrapped yaki mochi recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Bacon-Wrapped Yaki Mochi Recipe

I’m in the land of mochi, sushi and all things kawaii and I’m loving it! If you’ve never had mochi before, you should definitely try it. Mochi is kind of hard to describe with it’s gooey chewiness, but all...

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miso toast and soft boiled eggs - www.iamafoodblog.com

Miso Toast Soldiers and Soft Boiled Egg Recipe

December is perfect for long, lingering breakfasts by the fire. In my perfect world, me and Mike would be cozy in our kitchen nook (doesn’t exist) overlooking the freshly snow covered forest-y backyard (I live in a high rise)....

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chicken fried steak recipe - www.iamafoodblog.com

Chicken Fried Steak Recipe

Let me start off by saying that before this post I have never eaten chicken fried steak. It’s not a big dish in Vancouver and I actually don’t see it on menus all to often, even while travelling. Apparently...

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