PRINCE OF WALES HIGH TEA

As an early Mother’s Day celebration, I decided to bring my mom to High tea at Niagara-on-the-Lake. The decor was very nice, old Victorian style, very relaxing view by the windows.   We decided to order Traditional Afternoon Tea ($34.00/person) which included finger tea sandwiches – four selection of gourmet sandwiches; four selection of pastries; and…

PULLED PORK (SLOW COOKER)

A very delicious and easy recipe i came across, of course adding my own touch to this. Let me know what you think! It would taste a lot better if you could marinade the pork butt roast / shoulder over night before cooking with some of the ingredients listed below. All you need to do…

BEEF POT ROAST (SLOW COOKER)

So I’ve been trying to come up with recipes I can prep at the beginning of the week, so during the weekday cooking won’t take up as much time. This beef pot roast was actually quite delicious. I like to marinade meat overnight anyways, so preparing this at the beginning of the week, and defrosting…

PHO BROTH

I finally learned how to make some delicious pho broth! Healthy and delicious! BROTH 1 whole chicken 1 whole radish 1-3 kg beef leg bone marrow, shank, flap, belly, knuckle bones, beef tendon 1 tbsp palm sugar / rock sugar 1 tbsp salt 2 1/2 tbsp fish sauce water 4 quarts TO TOAST & PUT…

OHN-NO-KAUK SWE (BURMESE CHICKEN SOUP)

This is one of the more popular dishes from Burmese cuisine. Burmese cuisine originated from Burma (now known as Myanmar). It’s cuisine is characterized by extensive use of fish products (fish sauce, ngapi – fermented seafood). This culture’s food was highly influenced by Chinese, Indian and Thai. 125 g vermicelli 2 liters boiling water 600g…

INDONESIAN FRIED RICE (NASI GORENG)

Throughout history, Indonesians adapted from variety of cultures China, India, Malaysia, and Middle East, later also with the Portuguese and Spanish. The Dutch colonized Indonesia for two centuries who’s influence is ingrained in their food and culture. A very tasty dish I must say so myself. 2 cups uncooked long-grain white rice 2 eggs beaten…

JUNG SOO NAE RESTAURANT

A hidden Korean restaurant under an old apartment complex. It appears as thought they have tried to make some renovation improvements. I do love the new tables, except the vinyl flooring they put down didn’t really match in color. Me and my friends came here just for to try their raw crabs that was supposed…

ANNVITA TEA CULTURE & ART

  Caught my attention as I was driving down Yonge street, another Korean town in Toronto that will probably turn into another china town. This tea room is basically a way overpriced place that sells mediocre tea catering to crazy rich mainlanders who has nowhere better to spend their money. This chain originally boomed in mainland…

PHO BIG BOWL

  A plant-filled restaurant that specializes in Vietnamese cuisine, unlike its name, the servings are not any bigger than other Vietnamese restaurants out there.  Just because the bowl is big, doesn’t mean the portions are any bigger. Before coming here I read some very generous reviews about this place, so decided to give it a shot….

BIER MARKT 

It’s been a while since I’ve visited this place. This is a chain restaurant / bar that offers more than 150 selection of beer. The beer list actually offers more varieties than their menu. Along with its simple menu and live music, what more can you ask for? The menu is a very Americanized European…

ANNE’s MAGIC KITCHEN

A northern Chinese cuisine in the haeart of Toronto Chinatown. Not overrated, just depends what you order. Let me give a quick and dirty background rundown on northern Chinese cuisine. This part of China normally is experience harsher dry cold winters with very hot summers, so they would resort to more hearty, oily, spicy dishes…

PHO REAL

Went to a pho place in the middle of nowhere situated in the city of Vaughan, Ontario. This is actually the 3rd time going here, normally I would come here just for the Che Thai dessert, saddly this time around they stopped didn’t offer them anymore.  I ordered the bun no hue regular ($10.50), pricier…