[traveling] Where to get a good Asian treat near Port Authority in NYC?

If you’re catching a bus or walking nearby the Port Authority in NYC, you’ve got to check this place out. Just about 12 minutes walking distance away from Port Authority, Bibble & Sip is a small Asian inspired cafe that serves urban Japanese sweet treats like parfaits and cream puffs, they also have a variety…

New cheese flavour soft serve in town!

As a Toronto based food hunter, it’s too been too excited to find all kinds of new soft serves around the city this year! Apart from Tsujiri’s matcha and hojicha soft serve, there is also ihalo’s charcoal soft serve, and now the new Japanese cheese tart chain just opened up in the city is also…

Ube x charcoal creamy ice treats 

I took advantage of the good half hour wait to decide what to pick out of charcoal, ube, matcha and vanilla bean. Finally I have settled with charcoal and ube and I was actually glad to have that wait time to decide! Initially I thought of having a purple and black twist but as I…

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!…

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…

Balmuda toast cafe in Ginza to experience how good it can be

Japanese designer\musician\producer Hiroshi Fujiwara recently has an obsession over a steam toaster, and opened up a cafe in Ginza serving his favourite toasts that are made from this toaster. This Balmuda toaster is priced at about 25,000 yen in Japan, and is now making a big hit in Hong Kong, though you need a transformer…

Thermometer for oven

There are countless things you need to be aware of if you want to succeed in making your macarons. one of them is you need to prepare an oven thermometer to keep track of the temperature. Every oven works and heat differently, and whatever you preset on the digital panel may not reflect the actual…

15 minute chewy and chrunchy riceballs in ginger soup

| 15 minute chewy and chrunchy riceballs in ginger soup | Riceballs are one of the traditional desserts to serve during Chinese New Year, they are made with glutinous rice flour and water, and often it comes with a varieties of fillings like sesame, peanuts, custard or red bean, but these fillings would require a…

Macaron

  There are two ways of making macaron – Italian or French method.  The two methods both uses the same ingredients including egg whites, almond meal and confectionery sugar, the only difference is italian’s method would require to make a syrup and the procedure between the two methods also differ.  Some people suggested that italian…