Cafe Joie

I never really had much of taste for coffee until I started university. I guess taking 11 semesters in a row with only 6 weeks off a year will do that to you. Although I have learned to appreciate this slightly acidic, stimulating drink, I much prefer lattes. One of my absolute favorite places to […]

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Beef Stew

Over the last couple of weeks the cold and rainy weather  has continued in Vancouver making me crave something warm. This is very unusual since the typical dry, warm heat makes me want everything to be cold. I finally gave into my cravings and made beef stew this past weekend. A stew is a combination […]

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Ponzu

As a hapa, my cooking usually mixes a variety of different flavors to create a dish. One ingredient that I often find myself using is Ponzu. This tangy, citrus sauce adds a dimension of flavor that is like no other, especially when paired with seafood. Although Ponzu has found its way onto the shelves of mainstream grocery stores in the […]

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