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Get Out Your Rolling Pin

In a week’s time a lovely friend will be getting married at the charming Heritage Hall. As part of the bride and groom’s DIY approach to the day they have requested a helping hand from their guests on the…

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Posted by: on Sunday, September 25th, 2011
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Simply French

The marquee at 3742 West 10th Avenue says it all – “Simply French”. The classic yet down-to-earth feel of Vancouver’s newest European inspired café offers quite simply one of the best pain au chocolat I have…

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Posted by: on Monday, February 1st, 2010
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Eggy Custardy Morsels

When we moved into our current home there was a little corner store / coffee shop run by Mario and Maria, an older Portugese couple. About six months later they closed so the building could be renovated. No one ever…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, June 17th, 2009
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Bulgarian Banica: Belicious!

Recently a thoughtful friend baked me a savory treat as a thank you gift—something I’d never heard of or tried before. Called Banica (pronounced Ba*ni*tsa), it is a traditional urban pastry in Bulgaria and the…

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Posted by: on Friday, May 22nd, 2009
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Briouats: Moroccan Pastries with Chicken, Eggs and Preserved Lemons

Sorry for the delay in posting this recipe, one of the delicious items Don and Joyce served at our Foodists launch event at South China Seas. Briouats are a Moroccan dish traditionally served at festive occasions. As with…

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Posted by: on Friday, February 27th, 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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Apple Tart

Dough 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp salt 2 tbsp sugar 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1 tbsp white vinegar Filling 1 cup sugar 2 tbsp flour 1/2 tsp cinnamon 3 cups coarsely grated apples Icing sugar Sweetened whipped cream…

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Posted by: on Monday, September 26th, 2005
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