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Home is where the food is

I can’t count the times I’ve heard Mark say, “There’s something about being creative and loving food that goes hand-in-hand.” On top of that, I certainly can’t count the instances where…

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Posted by: on Sunday, January 17th, 2010
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Cookies! Share your recipes… please

At a very early age my mother taught my brothers and I how to bake. Instead of getting sweets in our lunches for school, the three of us each had to bake a batch on Sunday night for the upcoming week. On rare occasions…

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Posted by: on Thursday, January 7th, 2010
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Ube Ice Cream: It’s Purple & Delicious

I’m what you might call an ice cream fanatic and despite being lactose intolerant, I will never turn a scoop of it down. I’m also an Ube fanatic and for those of you who’ve followed along, I’ll spare you the…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, November 17th, 2009
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Five asian snacks you should try

Snacking is a distant cousin to eating finely prepared meals and although it is seldom healthy, it is a characteristic of being a foodie that cannot be ignored and it’s something we love to do. When we snack…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, August 4th, 2009
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Richmond Night Market: A photo essay

Last Friday Steph and I were lucky enough to hit the Richmond Night Market with a bunch of our fellow foodists; we arrived with empty stomachs and we left stuffed with great food, on the verge of explosion. Starting with…

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Posted by: on Friday, July 3rd, 2009
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Tenku Bakudanyaki is Supersized Takoyaki

My sister invited me out this afternoon for this so-called giant takoyaki ball. Not only was the idea of eating interesting, but the mention of these Japanese-style fritters being served out of a van in Richmond certainly…

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Posted by: on Thursday, June 18th, 2009
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Cookbook: Deceptively Delicious

I’d be lying if I told you that I liked healthy food as a child; but at the same time, I remember my father forcing himself to eat carrots and broccoli—which he hates—and my mother slipping pureed onions into every…

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Posted by: on Saturday, May 2nd, 2009
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Spam: Filling bellies since WWII

It seems that Spam is a “love it or hate it” ingredient; it makes some smile and it makes many people gag, but it’s a selection that Steph and I often consider at our local haunts. It can be found boiled…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, February 11th, 2009
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WANTED: Junk Food Lover(s)

Hot beef sundae. Corn dog pizza. French fry-encased hot dog on a stick. Turbaconucken. Deep-fried Coca-Cola. Deep dish pizza vending machine. In-N-out 100×100 burger. Deep-fried twinkie on a stick dipped in chocolate…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, February 10th, 2009
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Hopia Ube Filipino Treat: Hope-ya try it

At the very mention of a certain Tagalog word, I forget the deep fried bananas, sweet sticky rice, cassava, and mouthwatering mangoes; that word is Ube. Ube is a close cousin to Taro and for all of the other Laowai out…

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Posted by: on Friday, January 23rd, 2009
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Auntie Mary’s

One of the many perks working for IB has definitely been around people who has a passion for great well-cooked authentic food. A while back, I had mentioned to both Mark and Ben that I have an aunt who creates magic in…

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Posted by: on Saturday, March 15th, 2008
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This is a new one

I’ve made it no secret that one of my favorite things about living in Denmark is the cheese; I’m a sucker for Danish Blue and I’ve come into an affinity for something called Danbo—which is phenomenal in the…

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Posted by: on Saturday, March 15th, 2008
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My stomach says no

For a long time now Vietnamese food has held a special place in my heart; I can say that hands down—when prepared correctly—it is the best food money can buy. It’s not just the way the Vietnamese prepare food,…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, November 27th, 2007
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The Grains of the Danes

In Denmark there is a lot of great food, but more often than not when the clock strikes noon, Danish people sit down to enjoy some Smørrebrød. Smørrebrød is a traditional Danish open-faced sandwich. It is usually made…

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Posted by: on Sunday, September 16th, 2007
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Posh Sukiyaki = Japanese Hot Pot

A few nights back, I had the pleasure of being treated to dinner at a new place called “Posh.” I’ll admit, I had no idea what to expect, Steph walked me through glass doors in what is simply explained as a strip…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, August 15th, 2007
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