Operanation 2017’s VIP Dinner: A Curious Meal, Indeed!

The Canadian Opera Company’s (COC) Operanation is one of my favourite events of the year – especially its VIP dinner.  Catered by 10tation Event Catering and held at the COC’s the Four Seasons Centre fo the Performing Arts, the meal… Continue Reading

Chopped Canada Season 2, Episode 22: Turkey with Maple Fudge

Maple fudge was one of the items in the main course basket, along with soft pretzels, chili fries and corn on the cob.  So what should one make with that?  Why not pulled maple turkey over pretzel and fries cake? … Continue Reading

Yes to Fresh: Downtown Toronto Lunch Spot

Yes to Fresh, a not-so-fast food place on King and Jarvis is a mix between Freshii and Sandwich Box.  The menu features sandwiches, salads as well as rice or noodle bowls and diners can pick what they want with their… Continue Reading

Rainbow Trout with Pasta and Veggies in White Wine and Butter Sauce

Rainbow trout (also known as Steelhead trout) is a beautiful, tasty North American fish related to salmon. It is found in fresh water lakes and rivers, as well as in the Pacific Ocean. Unlike its farmed counterparts, wild-caught rainbow trout… Continue Reading

Roasted Tomato, Onion and Cheddar Bread with Brie, Steak and Red Pepper Jelly

I don’t know if it’s the weather, or just my mood, but lately I’ve been in the mood for home-baked breads and rich snacking foods.  This particular recipe is actually a three-part recipe, as it includes the bread itself (which… Continue Reading

Toronto Petite Bloggers’ Get-Together: Winterlicious 2012 Edition

Elaine (Toronto Beauty Reviews), Loretta (Petite in the City), Jessy (The Little Dust Princess) and I (Shorty Stories and DelectablyChic!) got together last night for Winterlicious, the winter edition of the twice-yearly “Licious” event here in Toronto.  This was a long over-due get-together as we had originally planned something before the holidays.  In fact, other […] Continue Reading

I Want Cheese, Please!

Grilled cheese is one of my weaknesses.  It’s so good on a cold winter day, especially when accompanied with tomato soup.  Imagine my excitement when I received an invitation via Twitter to sample some items from Say Cheese, a new… Continue Reading

Blue Dragon Stir Fry sauce Recipe 1: Sweet and Sour Beef

I was contacted by the PR company who works with Blue Dragon, a company that makes a series of delicious stir-fry and other Asian-inspired sauces before the holidays.  As I was going away, I asked that they hold of sending… Continue Reading