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Recent Cookbook Reviews on BC Review

Recent Cookbook Reviews on BC Review

A couple months back, I got approached by The British Columbia Review to contribute to their site by doing cookbook reviews for them. If you’re unfamiliar with The BC Review, their mandate is to review books that are written by BC-based authors. We have a 

Red Velvet Cookies for Valentine’s Day {Easy, Vegan}

Red Velvet Cookies for Valentine’s Day {Easy, Vegan}

Well, it’s Valentine’s Day on Wednesday, and in case you’re as behind as I am, I have a last-minute homemade treat that takes only minutes to whip up. Additionally, you can make it one of two ways. The basis of this recipe is a boxed 

Rebecca Hosting the Cooking Stage at The Wellness Show this Weekend!

Rebecca Hosting the Cooking Stage at The Wellness Show this Weekend!

I’m very excited to say that I’ll be at The Wellness Show February 3 & 4 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, which is this weekend. Now, you might be saying, “but Rebecca, you’ve been at The Wellness Show probably for 10 years, what’s changed?” And 

Ube Chia Pudding

Ube Chia Pudding

Congratulations, ube! You’re the 2024 flavour of the year! Feels like a long time coming. I’ve been obsessed with ube, or purple yams, since 2015 (here’s my first ube recipe on this blog to prove it). Ube has long been a staple in Filipino cuisine, 

Mango Ice Cream {Vegan}

Mango Ice Cream {Vegan}

For Farzana’s birthday in November, we went for dinner to Brix and Mortar. It was a fixed menu, and we had choices of what we wanted for each course. The final course (dessert) choices were a panna cotta or a mango sorbet, and we all 

Jam-Filled Star Cookies (Vegan)

Jam-Filled Star Cookies (Vegan)

Last week, I posted these Jam-Filled Holiday Wreath Cookies, and today, I’m posting the vegan version of that recipe. This time around, I’m using the jam from Saltspring Kitchen Co. Let me just say, that this Made in BC product is one of my favourite 

Jam-filled Holiday Wreath Cookies

Jam-filled Holiday Wreath Cookies

Friends! I’ve been in a very different place for the past year, and I honestly thought I’d be way more present on here than I was. But the reality of my situation was that I was working two jobs, and putting in hours significantly higher 

Nut Butter Cinnamon Buns

Nut Butter Cinnamon Buns

Helloooooo!!! So it’s been a couple of months. I’ve been crazy busy making content–but for someone else. And you know what? That’s okay!  It’s been a big adjustment (continues to be), but it’s interesting stuff. It’s now spring, and to me, spring always means yeasted 

Taking a break to focus on something new…

Taking a break to focus on something new…

I had a whole host of content planned for y’all this month. I really did. The plan was to take a few weeks off at Christmas, but come back with new content in early January. But something big happened to me in early January and 

Local Gifts for Foodies

Local Gifts for Foodies

Every year, I like to do one of these “gift guide” kinda posts, recommending products I’m currently loving as a foodie. This year, I’ve decided to do a hyper-local version, including only foodie products that are produced here, close to home. I usually do include