Category Archives: Recipes

Sweet Holiday Blog Hop with Calgary Food Bloggers

I was invited by Fareen of Food Mamma to participate in this Sweet Holiday Blog Hop, along with other Calgary food bloggers and food writers. I’m actually a newbie at this as I hadn’t even heard of the term ‘Blog … Continue reading

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RECIPE: Chinese Sweet Almond Soup (using a Vitamix)

After purchasing a Vitamix blender late last year, I’ve been trying to make Chinese Sweet Almond Soup, which is very similar in taste to almond milk but with a thicker and more creamy consistency. There are numerous recipes online for … Continue reading

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Spot Prawns – One of My Favourite Foods

Spot Prawns are up there with lobster as one of my all-time favourite foods. They are indigenous to the West Coast, from Alaska to BC to Southern California.  The name is actually a bit of a misnomer, as spot prawns … Continue reading

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RECIPE: Hazelnut Shortbread

I’m a huge fan of all things hazelnut. When I had ground hazelnuts leftover from another recipe, I tried to find a way to use it up. I stumbled across this recipe for hazelnut shortbread.  It was my first attempt ever at … Continue reading

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