Hamburg – Japanese take on the Hamburger

This recipe makes 4 patties Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons of Butter 1/2 Medium Onion (peeled and finely chopped) 1 clove of garlic 1/2 cup panic crumbs 1/2 cup of milk 16 ounces of beef 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon soy sauce 1 egg 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/4 cup sake/alcohol 1/4 cup Worcester sauce (can use okonomoyaki sauce to substitute) 1/2 cup ketchup cup ketchup … Continue reading Hamburg – Japanese take on the Hamburger

Gochujang/Pepper Paste Pasta

One of my favourite fusion foods to make is this Korean- inspired pasta dish. Whenever I’m craving a spicy pasta this is my go to recipe. It’s sweet, spicy and very cheesy. Everything you want in a dish essentially. Should I call this dish Gochunese Pasta? Or Bolojang Pasta? What sounds better to you?   Ingredients: 1 pound of beef 2 heaping tablespoons of gochujang … Continue reading Gochujang/Pepper Paste Pasta

Nutty Granola Waffle Recipe

Found this recipe off the book The Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook: Artisanal Baking from Around the World by Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez and Julia Turshen, and decided to give it a try (made a few tweaks according to the ingredients I had available). I’ve never had granola in waffles and it sounded pretty life changing so I had to make a batch of it. I make … Continue reading Nutty Granola Waffle Recipe

Love Letter to Meat and Bread’s porchetta sandwich

Dear Box of Goodness, Thank you for gracing us with your meaty presence. Your crisp porchetta topping and soft ciabatta bread makes for a perfect meal. The succulence of the meat and the flavourful sauce completes the entire picture. The porchetta sandwich holds a dear place in my heart. Forever my go-to sandwich. Miyu Continue reading Love Letter to Meat and Bread’s porchetta sandwich

Nemesis Coffee

Located conveniently beneath SFU Downtown campus Limited street parking parking 302 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2N4 Good selection of savoury foods and a few selection of baked goods   Being my second visit to Nemesis, I was excited to drink their coffee and eat their avocado toast yet again. The space is not huge and it does get busy sometimes so you are … Continue reading Nemesis Coffee

Zenstone

NOW CLOSED Located in one of the strip malls in Richmond (next to Meet Fresh Richmond location) 1131-8328 Capstan Way, Richmond, BC V6X 4B6 Small coffee shop offering macarons Zenstone, known for their different coloured lattes, caught my attention when I was looking for some caffeine free latte’s (but also because they had a buy 1 get 1 50% off deal). It’s simple looking décor … Continue reading Zenstone

O5 Tea

2208 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6K 1N8 Tea bar perfect for sampling and trying tea Quaint, charming interior Mix of Japanese and Caucasian influences Hangout where you could spend a long time watching people I came here with two of my friends to hangout and chit chat while enjoying some matcha. Our goal was to try some of their matcha and have a little … Continue reading O5 Tea

La Forêt Bakery and Café

located between Metrotown and Royal Oak Station (close to skytrain) 6864 jubilee Avenue, Burnaby BC cafelaforet.com Korean warehouse style coffee shop The recent talk of the town, La Foret Bakery and Café was on my lists of to-try after the first week of its opening. It’s beautiful décor and marble aesthetics had social media crazies alike going senseless to take a “Instagram-worthy” picture. Before visiting, … Continue reading La Forêt Bakery and Café