Easy candy-striped meringue cookies made with the French method. Using only a few simple ingredients, these meringue kisses make great edible gifts for Christmas, Valentines or any occasion.
Easy Gingerbread Macarons for the Christmas Holidays This very easy gingerbread spice macaron recipe for the winter season was inspired by all the busy moms out there who are baking holiday goodies while taking care of their little ones. Ever since I had Bibi earlier this year, I have really come to appreciate delicious recipes […]
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 […]
This comprehensive guide will show you how to create Christmas macarons successfully using Mimi’s Best Macaron recipe, free templates and more. Make these cute treats for holiday gift giving.
Part 2 of 4 Vancouver events and/or recipes I shared with Deborah Moore on AM1470 on December 26th, 2017 A Festive Christmas Tea Date It has been an incredibly busy holiday season so far (which year isn’t?) filled with baking, gift deliveries to loved ones and Christmas get-togethers. After making 900 cookies for gift giving, […]
Over the long weekend holiday, I had the pleasure of being on Ms. Deborah Moore’s radio show along with my dear friend Jo from White Roses and Coffee. During the hour-long segment, Deborah shared her recent Japan trip highlights with her viewers and talked to us about why and how we use social media. One […]
Happy New Years everyone! I hope you had a very wonderful holiday season and found some time to bake some goodies too. For me, it seems I actually did most of my baking in October and November. All the usual holiday get togethers got the best of me plus we also made a short trip up […]