Mimi’s afternoon tea experience with Trump Hotel Vancouver’s new Carnival themed afternoon tea set. The ferris wheel display has the wow factor that your Instagram feed will love.
Making macarons in advance for a special event or special order can save time and eliminate stress. Learn the different ways to prepare macarons ahead of time.
This afternoon, I was invited to experience the Chinese New Years inspired afternoon tea set at Audrey Moment in Burnaby (read original Audrey Moment visit here). As of this writing, I believe it is still the only spot in Burnaby to offer a complete tea set in a tea salon that is dedicated to serving […]
Today I was invited to a sneak peek of the brand new Beauty and the Beast themed afternoon tea for the spring season at Trump Hotel Vancouver. This season’s “A Tale As Old As Time Afternoon Tea” features treats shaped into the beloved characters and symbols from the enchanted fairy tale. Although the hotel has […]
A Pleasant Afternoon Tea Find in Mount Pleasant After taking tea at over 30 of Vancouver’s afternoon tea salons and restaurants, I finally had the chance to visit La Petite Cuillère which had been on my list for the longest time. I must admit the establishment was close to the bottom of my list […]
This afternoon I was invited to experience the exclusive New Year’s Set Dinner Menu at Minami Yaletown. This special five-course menu will be available for only one evening. As always, everything was expertly prepared and I was more than satisfied with the portion size so those with heartier appetites will really appreciate that point. Besides […]
The holiday season is well underway and I have been enjoying all the usual preparations leading up to the big day, things like: buying and wrapping presents, putting up the Christmas tree and holiday baking. After long days of preparations, I usually like to take mid-day break and have a cup of tea with a […]
Christmas Themed Afternoon Tea Set It’s always nice to try a new tea set in an environment that makes you feel completely pampered. That’s why I was happy to be invited to experience afternoon tea at the Trump Hotel Vancouver again. Similar to my last visit in the Fall, tea is served in their chic […]
A Modern Bûche de Noël with Japanese Chiffon Cake Roll Two months ago when I developed the recipe for Chocolate Japanese Cake Roll, I knew right away that I just had to use this recipe again to make a Yule Log Cake for the Christmas season. After publishing the initial recipe, I was pleasantly […]
After baking many a holiday treats including the traditional Bûche de Noël aka Yule Log cake in my home kitchen, I was ready to sit down and enjoy some holiday treats myself. Fortunately for me, I was invited to experience the new holiday menu at Laduree Vancouver. As you know from my latest post on […]