If you’ve been around an Asian mall food court, you will have seen them: pastel-coloured drinks with neon-coloured wide fat straws sticking up and black mini balls on the bottom.
Those mini black balls are the name-sake of the drink called “Bubble Tea.” (more…)
Every year, I look forward to the Cherry Blossom trees that bloom, signaling the arrival of spring in Vancouver. This year, the pink and white blossoms have taken their sweet time to appear due to colder than normal temperatures. But that means that gives me extra time to tinker around in the kitchen to create new recipes. And this year, it looks like the beautiful pastel blooms will be around during Easter. (more…)
Mention the word “matcha” and you’ll be met with madness. There’s no denying that there is a real hunger (pun intended) for matcha right now. This Japanese flavouring has exploded in popularity — find matcha in drinks, sweets, desserts — even smoothies. However, I didn’t always love this green superfood. (more…)