Seaside honey grapefruit juice

Finally I feel that summer is just around the corner, and wouldn’t it be great to enjoy a natural fruit drink by the water? Recently fruit juice served in the actual fruit has become more popular in Toronto, and often these drinks can cost you a meal. Making your own will only take you two…

Low sugar berries madness parfait 

Inspired by Korean chain Cafe de Paris’ fruit BonBon,  I re-created one that has much less sugar at a much lower cost!   I’ve taken the frozen berries that I bought last time to make the Unicorn Frapp, together with real fresh cream and some strawberries, and one of the my very own secret ingredient,…

Alternatives to hotdogs and burgers at Tokyo Disneyland

It’s always nice if you could experience different things at different Disneylands, if we really could.   I’ve visited all of the Disneylands, except the Shanghai one.  Honestly I’m quite bored and disappointed with the food choices and rides we can choose from at all of the Disneylands.  Disney has to maintain the image of…

Fresh mango milk 생망고우유

Have you tried making your own fresh strawberry milk with the recipe I shared last time?  Fresh fruit milk in Korea is currently a big hit in Korea now, and by using real ingredients these fresh fruit milk is actually quite costly in the city; on average each bottle is around 7000 won and up!…

Try the limited Bento from anywhere in Japan at JR Tokyo Station

I have been to Tokyo for almost ten times but I never actually have been to the JR Tokyo station. It happens we were transiting to another line to visit Tokyo Disneyland this time and passed by the Ekiben-ya Matsuri by luck.  This ekiben (lunch boxes for the stations) shop operates as early as 5am…

The heavenly natural low sugar unicorn 

This week’s instagram has been flooded with hashtags and posts about the very limited special unicorn drink from Starbucks.  The pinkish purple with swirls of blue was too dreamy to be drinkable, and I wasn’t really dare to try.  And I got curious and read reviews about this unicorn, various people have concluded this mythical…

Korean fresh strawberry milk 생딸기우유 

Recently there is a spring beverage trend happening in Korea, many cafes and bistros are making their own fresh fruit milk in bottles! These fresh fruit milk are made with 100% real ingredients and therefore the cost are quite high, so I tried making my own and it actually turn out irresitably well! The essence…

Make your own low sugar fresh strawberries jelly

I have always been skeptical about store bought jams and syrup, you honestly never know what has been put in it and how much sugar it contains.  So instead I tried making my own and to keep it as fresh as possible, I usually just make a small portion for the rough amount I need…

Dim sum pan fried stuffed hot yellow pepper with fish paste

There are over hundreds types of Dim sum in the Chinese cuisine, and they all come in different ways of cooking.  Apart from steaming buns, deep fried dumplings, there are also pan fried items like stuffed hot yellow pepper.   The stuffed hot chili pepper with fish paste often is quite an pricey Dim sum…

Easy pan fried crispy lotus root chips 

Recently I’ve been trying to explore many possible ways to make Asian Keto or Paleo dishes, and I came to a conclusion that most crispy textured food do not qualified to be Keto or Paleo in most cases, because either it has been processed or a starchy vegetable.   When you make a salad or…

Keto Paleo easy asparagus bacon wrap

|Keto Paleo easy asparagus bacon wrap| This recipe is either good for a western and eastern diet.  Sometimes making your own Keto and Paleo dish can be easier than you thought! Just take asparagus + fatty pork or homemade bacon and wrap it around, put it in the oven to bake on rack until golden…

Secrets to make the silky HK style milk tea

Unlike coffee, different regions and countries in the world have their own unique way to make tea.  HK style milk tea is the directly translated English name from Chinese “Kong sik naai cha”, it’s a lot darker than usual black tea and much richer than any other tea with milk. What’s the secret to make…