Hello, my name is Grace
Glad you landed on my blog! No, I'm not a restaurant chef, but I am a home chef extraordinaire trained in a private-owned Asian restaurant. I'm here to tell you what I've learned and invite you in my kitchen. Read a short bio about me here!
My Featured Recipes

Last year for Canada Day long weekend, I made maple cookies and cream cheesecake squares. This year I wanted to up the ante and share [more]

Canadian maple butter tarts

I can’t remember the first time I had bread pudding. It’s one of those things that has so many varieties and changes with [more]

Brioche bread pudding

It is no secret that I love cooking, baking, and all things entertaining. My colleagues at the hospital seem to appreciate this passion of mine, [more]

Beef bourguignon

I don’t eat spicy foods. In fact, I have tried spicy foods (both on purpose and by accident), and it doesn’t agree with [more]

Beef Short-Rib Tacos

When it comes to preparing Chinese vegetables, a simple recipe is always best.  The key to success with Chinese green vegetables is to preserve the [more]

Bok Choy with oyster sauce 蠔油奶油白菜
Recent blog posts
Canadian maple butter tarts

Last year for Canada Day long weekend, I made maple cookies and cream cheesecake squares. This year I wanted to [more]

Arugula pesto pasta salad

When the weather starts to get warmer in the summer, I always feel like making more varieties of fresh, cool [more]

Brioche bread pudding

I can’t remember the first time I had bread pudding. It’s one of those things that has so [more]

Beef bourguignon

It is no secret that I love cooking, baking, and all things entertaining. My colleagues at the hospital seem to [more]

Beef Short-Rib Tacos

I don’t eat spicy foods. In fact, I have tried spicy foods (both on purpose and by accident), and [more]

Bok Choy with oyster sauce 蠔油奶油白菜

When it comes to preparing Chinese vegetables, a simple recipe is always best.  The key to success with Chinese green [more]

Oatmeal fig and chocolate chip cookies

Did you enjoy our Christmas holiday? Christmas season is always my favorite time of year, and for me it starts [more]

Happy New Year 2014

May the new year bring you happiness, peace, prosperity, and great foodie moments of course! Wishing you a happy year [more]

Brain-shaped truffles with hazelnut crunch filling

This is my scariest recipe yet!  Dark chocolate truffles with crunchy hazelnut filling shaped like the human brain with anatomical [more]

Bacon wrapped sausage and cheddar meatloaf

I dedicate this recipe of the day to my friends south of the border, wishing you all an enjoyable 4th [more]

Canada Day Maple Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Square

I must say that I am proud of myself for fulfilling my promise to post a second time this week [more]

Strawberry rise ‘n shine pancakes

To my readers from the Northern Hemisphere, I hope you’re having a wonderful start to the summer!  I’m [more]

Butternut squash and leek soup with herbed butter

I can’t remember when the first time I had butternut squash soup was, but I do recall with fond [more]

Lemon meringue pie

It’s my birthday. Next to Christmas, my birthday is always one of the happiest and busiest times of the [more]

Homemade pierogies recipe from scratch

Where I live, people seem to have a tendency to talk about the weather. It’s not something we dwell [more]