Chasing Cheese: A Taste of the Canadian Cheese Rolling Cheddar

Cheese Rolling Race at Whistler, BC
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You might have heard of the unusual cheese rolling tradition that’s been going on for hundreds of years in Brockworth, Gloucester. Well, we have our very own Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival, too, and it’s coming up (or should I say, rolling down) in Whistler this weekend. Instead of chasing a 9-lb double Gloucester like the […]

Cherry Blossom Festival in Vancouver

I keep saying this, but it’s true: it’s been a busy 12 months. So busy that it’s been a year and 2 days later that I’m posting about the Cherry Blossom Festival from 2011. What better time to play catch up on this event than on the day the festival starts again: Today. I couldn’t […]

Bake For The Quake

Even now as I look at the screen to type, I’m still not sure what to say. The past month has been a trip through rolling hills of yays and nays, that the line between living in the moment and  is one big-pixel Gaussian blur. Geeky. There’s drama, action and catching something and almost missed […]

The Mummy Diaries, Part 1: Spanaspookyta

Up until we moved from Manila, the Halloween holidays were spent going to cemeteries to visit our loved ones who passed away. We begin this cemetery-hopping with family from All Saints Day through All Souls Day. They weren’t ever about parties or making ghoulish treats, which would seem inappropriate when you’re visiting your loved ones’ […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

It’s 2am and I’ve just finished packing up the brining bag for the turkey, made with pineapple juice this time. Tomorrow, the cooking symphony will go like this (ideally): bake pumpkin pie bake herb cornbread stuffing (I don’t like cooking the stuffing in the bird.) roast turkey cook cranberry sauce cook maple-glazed carrots (maybe…) make […]

Will Write For Food

If you’re a food blogger, then you probably know Dianne Jacob. If you’re a food writer and/or a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP), you probably know her as well. IF you are either of the two and don’t know her,  get with the program {smile}. She wrote this gem of a […]