Matcha Macarons with Zulay Kitchen’s Matcha Powder

I love experimenting with different matcha powders and this time, I am trying Zulay Kitchen’s Matcha Powder! Zulay’s Matcha Powder Zulay’s matcha powder is 100% USDS organic and it is from the Shizuoka Prefecture, the largest tea growing region in Japan. Its quality does reflect in the taste and colour. The matcha powder gave my…

BlackBall | Taiwanese Dessert in Richmond

BlackBall is located in the Union Square Mall in Richmond. They are known for serving grass jelly, chewy taro and sweet potato balls and great matcha toppings! BlackBall Grass Jelly This is the classic dessert you must try to get the full BlackBall experience. The scoop of icy grass jelly was delicate in texture but…

Haisai! Sweets & Treats |AMAZING Japanese Baked Goods

The ladies from Haisai! have been gracing Vancouverites with their quality Japanese baked goods at pop ups and I got the chance to snag a few at WeWork! Cookies Okinawa Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies What is Okinawa Sea Salt? Salt in Okinawa is rich in minerals, slightly sweeter and is produced is clear ocean…

YVR Cookie | Outrageous and Decadent

YVR Cookie brought the sass of NYC to Vancouver with large, perfectly round and decked out cookies that will blow your mind! With completely covered cookie domes and oozing fillings, you might need some help to finish one. It’s Yo Birthday This cookie is nothing shy from too much sprinkles! The filling is buttercream frosting…

The Belgian Chocolate Café | A must visit in 2020

The Belgian Chocolate Café brings the beauty of Belgium to Vancouver: chocolate on tap, handcrafted coffees, delicate brussel waffles, beautiful pastries and exceptional service Signature Waffles The Waffle de Luxe definitely lived up to its name! I learned the Cafe has a pastry chef dedicated to making waffles to order and I am absolutely impressed….

Nero Belgium Waffle | Matcha, Pistachio, Chocolate Liège waffles

I fell in love with Nero Belgium Waffles thanks to my lovely boyfriend who chose the flavours I loved and delivered them to me on a snowy day. What is the Difference between a Waffle and Belgium Liège  Waffle? Liège  waffles are round, thicker and smaller than your large, rectangular shaped Belgium brussel waffle or…

Mello | Brioche & Dipped Donuts, Amazing Coffees and Latte Art

Mello is a new donut shop in Chinatown area and they offer brioche donuts, dipped donuts, gorgonzola financiers, cornflake cookies, intricate latte art, house special coffee blend and beautiful latte art! Special Drinks and Offerings Mello is run by Koreans and you can expect an aesthetic cafe with beautiful coffee offerings. Their baristas exceeded my…

Japanese Mochi & Sweets | J Sweets

J.Sweets has opened a store in Aberdeen Centre a few months back and everyone has been raving about their Japanese sweets and mochi selection! Delicate, Green Tea Mochi The Japanese are known for exquisite and individually packaged goods and this box of mochi is made by Minamoto Kitchoan. The little parcels of mochi are wrapped…

Sweet Honey Dessert | HK Desserts, Souffle Pancakes, Chocolate Dogs

Sweet Honey Desserts has brought Hong Kong style dessert to Richmond and is known for their fluffy souffle pancakes and dog shaped desserts! This Christmas, they created a Christmas Souffle Pancake adorned with fondant decorations and solid chocolate Santa Paws (Chocolate Dogs) HK Style Dessert Soup My all-time favourite cantonese dessert is Black Sesame Dessert…

Silvanas by The Khaykery | Filipino Dessert in Vancouver

The Khaykery, owned and operated by the amazing mom to two sons, Khay, recently pop onto the Vancouver food scene with Filipino desserts that many Vancouverites have never heard of: Silvanas – frozen cookies with buttercream. They described it as a Filipino version of a French macaron and I couldn’t agree more! A cashew meringue…