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Easy Summer Appetizer: Watermelon Strawberry Skewer

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My younger sister Kay loves to make summer appetizers – or appetizers in general, much more than desserts (that’s more my youngest sister Krisha’s realm). I on the other hand, would rather focus on the main. Haha! Well, you’ve seen Kay’s delicious recipes from making ricotta gnocchi to baked eggs, and here’s another delicious one using watermelons and strawberries! This recipe is so easy to make and assemble, you can make them a few minutes before your event. 


  • Watermelon 
  • Strawberry
  • Goat cheese 
  • Basil 
  • Toothpicks
  • Balsamic vinaigrette
  • Honey (optional when it’s not sweet enough! The fruits were already super sweet
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posted by on July 8, 2013 in Easy Recipes
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Mango Float in a Jar

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I know, I know. I’ve made waay to many things in a jar! Started off with the carrot cake in a jar, then I made some lemon coconut cupcakes in a jar. Growing up in the Philippines, we had an abundance of sweet, sweet Philippine mangoes. There’s just nothing that tastes the same! So when my youngest sister Krisha came and brought some mangoes from the Philippines, I just had to make one of our favourite desserts, mango float. It’s made with fresh mangoes, cream and graham crackers. This layered dessert is so easy to make, and so … Read more

posted by on May 21, 2013 in Easy Recipes
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Baked Salmon in Parchment

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I think my favourite fish to eat is salmon… that’s a lie. I love black cod. But I do love salmon very much. It’s such a versatile fish. You can have it baked, steamed, fried, barbecued, you name it, you can have it. I’ve had it just about every way and no matter how it’s done I end up loving it just the same. It’s hard to butcher salmon.

So when I heard about baking fish/meat in parchment I was curious. Apparently it is a very healthy way of cooking, the packages of parchment encapsulate the heat and infuse all the … Read more

posted by on May 15, 2013 in Easy Recipes
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Grilled Cheese Sandwiches from leftovers

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My dear sister Kay came up with this idea since April is National Grilled Cheese Month. Since we missed the actual day, we decided it was better late than never! You remember Kay from her first guest blog post on the baked eggs

Now, we had a bunch of leftovers from the past week and we decided that we should use them: some left over ham, vegetables, roasted eggplants, and what better way to use those ingredients than putting them in a grilled cheese sandwich.  



  • A Bread Affair’s Sweetheart loaf (2 slices per sandwich) >>
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posted by on April 25, 2013 in Easy Recipes
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How to make Macarons | French Macaron 101


Hello everyone! We want to introduce our lovely new guest blogger Jasalyn Thorne from Jasalyn Thorne Photographers! Jasalyn is a super talented, multi-awarded Vancouver-based photographer with a heart for crafting. We’ve always been in awe of her photos – from weddings, to babies and families, even to products! And her down-to-earth and approachable personality completes the package. Enjoy this delicious (and oh-so-very-pretty) post on how to make macarons!

The French macaron has been one of the most challenging things I’ve ever attempted to bake. I’ve been making these tiny delights for almost 2 years now and I still kneel … Read more

posted by on April 10, 2013 in Easy Recipes
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