Monthly Archive: November, 2014

Pumpkin Cinnamon Buns/Scrolls

Soft, fluffy, gently spiced and topped with a tangy cream cheese frosting, these pumpkin cinnamon buns are pretty irresistible. At least the are when I finally got them right. My first batch, while… Continue reading

Pumpkin Waffles

  My love for pumpkin is fairly recent (since I was 19), but it is nevertheless a love for the ages.  It is an epic love. I don’t love pumpkin in the way… Continue reading

The List: Item 175. Ice Skating

Ticked off The List: November 16, 2014 Ice skating and ice hockey is as much of a Canadian cliché as maple syrup and poutine.  It’s not a negative cliché for me personally as… Continue reading

Whistler Revisted

February 26-28, 2014 While there’s a Polar Vortex causing colder than usual temperatures in Vancouver, Sydney was hit with one of its hottest days in November history on Friday when it hit 41C… Continue reading

Sydney Life: Where We’ve Eaten At Lately (Maharaja’s Lakeside Indian, PappaRich, Saint Michiba’s Pizza)

To say that Anh and I like to eat out would be an understatement. We just like to eat, period.  Though we also love to cook and create delicious meals at home, we… Continue reading

Pumpkin Loaf & Optional Cream Cheese Swirl

Sometimes there’s so much inspiration flowing that you just have to grasp it.  I recently purchased this “Pumpkin Patch” loaf pan (online and on sale!) from Williams-Sonoma that I had been eyeing for… Continue reading

The List: Item 153. The Taronga Zoo, Sydney.

Ticked off The List: November 9, 2014 I love Koalas more than any other animal, and nearly more than some humans.  It was with great giddiness that I was able to take in… Continue reading

Asparagus Cheese Tart

It’s Spring (at least in Australia!), and that means it’s asparagus season.  One of the most versatile, easy to cook and nutritious vegetables, asparagus is one of my fridge staples, especially when it’s… Continue reading

Sydney Life: Sculptures by The Sea, Bondi

Bondi beach is one of the more famous and wickedly popular beaches of Australia and it’s currently host to its largest yet Sculptures by The Sea art exhition with more than 100 sculptures… Continue reading

Sydney Life: First Halloween in Australia

Growing up in Canada, Halloween was a big deal for me and every child I knew.  The very earliest Halloween I can remember I was dressed as a witch, with a mis-matched costume,… Continue reading