Pasta a la Pomarola {Vegan}

Pasta a la Pomarola {Vegan}

I have been obsessed, obsessed, I tell you, with the new series Searching for Italy with Stanley Tucci that’s been airing on CNN on Sunday nights (ps it just got renewed for Season 2!!). First of all, Tucci is 7 different kinds of amazing, and 

Mila Plant Based

Mila Plant Based

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I’m grateful to live in a city that is bursting with an abundance of plant-based restaurants (click to see my favourite vegan dishes in the city). Not just restaurants in a traditional vegan way. Don’t get 

Down 2 Earth Plant Parlour

Down 2 Earth Plant Parlour

Well, I don’t know how brave you guys have been, but I haven’t been doing a lot of eating out lately. Yeah, I logged some hours on some patios this summer, but for the most part, any restaurant food I’ve eaten has been mostly takeout. 

Best Vegan Dishes in Vancouver

Best Vegan Dishes in Vancouver

Welcome to Vancouver. We are one of the best cities to live in and visit if you are a vegan or a vegetarian. In fact, nearly 40% of BC residents under the age of 35 say they eat no meat, and 6.4 Million Canadians say 

Kouign Amann in Vancouver

Kouign Amann in Vancouver

Gentle readers, meet my newest obsession, the Kouign Amann (say “queen aman”). If you’ve never heard of this deliciousness, two things: I am sad for you, and go remedy the situation and get some now! The Kouign Amann hails from the Brittnay region of France, 

Vancouver’s Best Croissant

Vancouver’s Best Croissant

Last summer, I was in Paris. Le sigh. Sadly, I cannot go to Paris every summer. This seems wrong, but nevertheless…. While I was there, my goal was obviously to do the cool Paris things that one does; museums, architecture, food. You can read all 

Explore Victoria BC

Explore Victoria BC

Hey, YYJ! It’s been a minute. Victoria has traditionally been a place I’ve visited quite a lot. I have a ton of great friends there, I like to get to Social Media Camp when my schedule permits, and they do cocktails like no other. Having 

Fraser Valley Foodie Tour

Fraser Valley Foodie Tour

Remember how I told you a few weeks back that my goal for this summer is to explore my own backyard? Well, I have been! Today’s backyard destination is the Fraser Valley. Just about an hour’s drive from downtown Vancouver, the Valley stretches from Langley 

Portugese Tarts In Vancouver

Portugese Tarts In Vancouver

Last summer, when I was in the UK, I was staying with my friend Jeremy about an hour outside of London in Brighton. I set aside one day to take the train in and explore my favourite places in London; I had lunch at Nopi 

Foraged Mushrooms and Polenta

Foraged Mushrooms and Polenta

This is the story of a girl who went on a hike in her backyard. Last weekend was our Canadian Thanksgiving. I ended up being a rare situation where I had 4 days off in a row with no classes to teach, and because my