The Art Of Throwing A Party At Home

I used to hesitate to invite friends over. it wasn’t out of shame because I keep my place clean and organized even though it’s small. But having friends over and cooking dinner for more than 2 people? The idea of making appetizers, meals, and desserts in one night worried me. Until I went to aContinue reading “The Art Of Throwing A Party At Home”

Citrus-Marinated Chicken Thighs

Chicken is the safest main course when I have friends over. It is tasty, juicy, inexpensive, healthy, and easy to cook with. If you are worried about it being dry, this marinated chicken thigh recipe is double fail-proof. The original recipe is from Epicurious. I used skinless and boneless chicken thighs instead of bone-in, andContinue reading “Citrus-Marinated Chicken Thighs”

The Corner On The Map – Contra Cafe

One of the fun summer moments of biking in Toronto is when I discover a new store. I challenge myself to take different routes as much as I can on the way to work. The reason I fell in love with Contra Cafe is the location. Between Dupont Street and Bloor West, Contra Cafe opened atContinue reading “The Corner On The Map – Contra Cafe”

Roasted Cauliflower and Quinoa Salad

Summer is almost over. My ultimate goal of having a six-pack (with very minimum effort) in my bikini at the beach is over too. I’m disappointed in myself. I would love to have six, but so far I’ve only got one. However, one of the non-disappointing things in my summer is this recipe. I am a bigContinue reading “Roasted Cauliflower and Quinoa Salad”