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Mooncakes in Metro Vancouver 2022

Mooncakes in Metro Vancouver 2022

The Mid-Autumn Festival is happening next month and local bakeries are busy creating mooncakes to celebrate the festival. Here is our list of local bakeries that are making mooncakes. Preorder your mooncakes before their sold out! Buttermere Patisserie Mid-Autumn Festival, a centuries-old tradition deeply valued by Asian cultures around the world. Known as a time…

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By admin, August 24, 2022
Metro Vancouver Easter Treats & Events

Metro Vancouver Easter Treats & Events

Easter is just around the corner and there are many local Easter treats and activities happening in Metro Vancouver. Here’s our list of Easter treats and family friendly activities you can do with your family. If you’re looking for Spring family photos, check out our recent post: Metro Vancouver: Spring Mini Photo Session Metro Vancouver:…

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By admin, April 4, 2022
Metro Vancouver Chinese New Year Treats

Metro Vancouver Chinese New Year Treats

Chinese New Year is one of my favourite festivals. When we were kids, we would look forward to the red candy holders that my mom would put out. It held 8 different types of treats and I remember how we would sneak a few treats every time we passed by the candy box on the…

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By admin, January 18, 2022
Recipes: Witches’ Bloody No-Bake Cheesecake

Recipes: Witches’ Bloody No-Bake Cheesecake

Have you had Japanese ‘rare’ cheesecake? It’s basically no-bake yogurt cheesecake that is very delicate and light in flavors and texture. Turn these cute creatures into something spooky with bloody raspberry jam syrup and witches’ hat and boot cutouts! Decoration is the fun part of this Halloween delicious sweet treat. Try this kid-friendly desserts and…

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By admin, October 25, 2021
Celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival with Mooncakes (2021)

Celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival with Mooncakes (2021)

Since I was a child, I have grown up celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival. I never really knew the significance of the yearly event, but I remember our family celebrating this day with festive dishes, lanterns and mooncakes. Now as an adult and mother, I have learned about the many stories behind the Mid-Autumn Festival to…

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By admin, August 30, 2021
Favourite Ice cream Spots in Vancouver

Favourite Ice cream Spots in Vancouver

There are many yummy ice cream shops around Vancouver, so we chatted with a few local ones about their upcoming summer flavours and local foodies about their favourite shops to cool down at. Yum Sweet Shop We’re a gourmet ice-creamery, sweet shop and sweet lovers wonderland located on Main Street in Vancouver. Our shelves are filled…

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By admin, July 13, 2021
Easter Treats 2021

Easter Treats 2021

Easter is just around the corner and these local vendors have some exciting Easter treats planned for everyone. They all look amazing – I think we might have to get them all! Cupcakes Cupcakes is a place where you find the comforts of freshly baked goods and take a moment to pause and enjoy. We…

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By admin, March 18, 2021
Recipes: Gluten Free Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Recipes: Gluten Free Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

These classic holiday cookies are a popular family favourite.  They turn out fudgy and flavourful every time.  These treats are gluten free, dairy free, and sweetened with coconut sugar!  Substitute the vanilla extract with peppermint extract to make chocolate peppermint crinkles! Serving size: About 16 cookies Ingredients: ½ cup cacao 1 cup coconut sugar 1/3…

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By admin, December 22, 2020
Christmas Dinner – To Go 2020

Christmas Dinner – To Go 2020

Photo: By @leilalikes of Boulevard Vancouver We all need a break sometimes, so having Christmas dinner prepared for you would be a nice treat. I have compiled a list of restaurants where you can order Christmas dinner to go. You can purchase dinners for one person or for the family! Company Cost Boulevard Vancouver Turkey…

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By admin, November 26, 2020