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

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

Kinome Izakaya

It’s hard to find Japanese restaurants actually run by Japanese people in Vancouver. So when I do know of one, I have to visit it. Kinome Izakaya specializes in soba noodles. The ones served at Kinome are handmade and hard to find in Vancouver. Everything I had at Kinome was well made but nothing was outstanding. The food was okay, the service was good and … Continue reading Kinome Izakaya

Singaporean Food at Prata Man

I had high hopes for this restaurant because of its great review online but unfortunately I was disappointed. We got half a free range chicken and it was not very good. It didn’t taste like free range chicken. It wasn’t very tender. I prefer City1 Café. 5/10 We got the Singapore noodles which were really sweet and overly Ketchuped. The noodles were very limp and … Continue reading Singaporean Food at Prata Man