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Friday Finds: 1.30.15

It’s Friday!! More specifically, the last Friday in January. How did we end up here? In other news, I managed to fall down the stairs yesterday. Granted, our staircase is only a whopping four steps, but I still felt...

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vietnamese caramelized pork belly pasta recipe -

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...

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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...

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jalapeño bacon puff pastry cheese twists recipe -

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...

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Friday Finds: 1.23.15

So…I’m back in Vancouver! We just finished off our Tokyo trip with a whirlwind week of train travel: up to Hokkaido, down to Kyoto and really really down to Fukuoka. And now we’re home! I was dreading the flight back (sometimes...

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mini pistachio matcha raspberry puff pastry mille feuille jars -

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...

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quinoa breakfast bowl recipe -

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...

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Friday Finds 1.16.15

Guys, they have a toast cafe here in Tokyo where you get to pick out your own TOASTER, bring it to your table and then toast away. Basically it is all my dreams come true and I’ve made Mike...

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

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...

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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...

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egg in a hole burger recipe -

The Ultimate Hangover Burger: Egg in a Hole Grilled Cheese

The other day Mike and I went on a massively long walk. The sun was gorgeously bright, the sky was a brilliant winter blue and the air was crisp but not too cold. It was one of those rambling walks...

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friday links -

Friday Links: 1.9.15

I LOVE balls. Especially cute lil sushi balls. These guys can be found in the basement of any major department store in Tokyo and let me tell you, I’ve been eating more than my fair share. I think in...

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