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Quick and Easy Mexican Corn Chowder

Quick and Easy Mexican Corn Chowder

Mexican Corn Chowder This quick and easy Mexican Corn Chowder is great for potlucks or weeknight dinners. It’s getting cold outside and what better way to warm yourself up than a nice bowl of savoury chowder. Moreover, this recipe is very versatile and quick to […]

In Conversation with Chef Shai Mandel

In Conversation with Chef Shai Mandel

After I attended the pop-up restaurant on Friday, I was inspired to interview Chef Shai Mandel, owner of Rooks to Cooks. I wanted to understand more about the importance of culinary education for kids and how the summer camps help instill life skills that impact […]

Kids Cooking Summer Camp – Rooks to Cooks

Kids Cooking Summer Camp – Rooks to Cooks

Kids Cooking Summer Camp – Pop-Up Restaurant by Monica Wong On Friday, August 23rd, I dined at Rooks to Cooks’ pop-up restaurant, theĀ  Chef’s Platter. When kids culinary school Rooks to Cooks invited me here, I was intrigued. Kids cooking summer camp is somewhat of […]

Chocolate Making Class in Toronto – Chocolate Tales

Chocolate Making Class in Toronto – Chocolate Tales

Chocolate Making Class in Toronto Wondering what to do for date night or a night out with your bestie? Here’s an idea. Chocolate Tales offers a wonderful chocolate making class in Toronto for anyone who has a passion for chocolate. Whether you are hosting a […]

Sweet Tea Vodka with Plum Wine

Sweet Tea Vodka with Plum Wine

Sweet Tea Vodka with Plum Wine When I think of summer, I think of having cocktail drinks on the patio with friends. I’m excited to announce that this is my first alcoholic beverage recipe. Furthermore, I had so much fun experimenting with different exotic flavours […]

Easy Drunken Noodles

Easy Drunken Noodles

Easy Drunken Noodles I’ve seen this Drunken Noodles dish everywhere at restaurants so I decided to make my own. It’s super easy and quick to make in less than 30 minutes. For vegans, just substitute meat with fried tofu and snap peas. I got this […]

Upside Down Apple Cake

Upside Down Apple Cake

I know it has been a long time since I updated my blog but between work and studies, I haven’t had the time. But since today is my birthday (May 6th), I baked myself an Upside Down Apple Cake. I know it’s not a traditional […]

Cheddar Biscuits with Chives

Cheddar Biscuits with Chives

Easy Cheddar Biscuits with Chives These Easy Cheddar Biscuits with Chives are so easy to make, you’ll want to make them again and again. Remember the flaky cheddar biscuits from Red Lobster? Now you can make them at home and enjoy at your leisure. Also, […]

Strawberry Cheesecake

Strawberry Cheesecake

How to make strawberry cheesecake Note to self: my strawberry cheesecake isn’t easy to make. I just wanted to try something fancy and experiment on more complicated recipes. More importantly, cheesecake takes a long time to make. So if you are looking for something fast […]

Chicken with Mushroom Wine Sauce

Chicken with Mushroom Wine Sauce

How to Make Chicken with Mushroom Wine Sauce So this Chicken with Mushroom Wine Sauce recipe is my first post for 2019. It’s a new year which means new recipes with bold new flavours. Also, I plan to focus more on social media (ie. growing […]