Tag Archives | desserts

La Gourmande Confections

Julie Trottier’s La Gourmande Confections offers sweet candy treats such as creamy caramels and soft chocolate marshmallows. We discovered La Gourmande Confections at Baker’s Market Vancouver and enjoyed Julie’s sweet n’ salty caramels: Fleur De Sel Caramels ($3.00 per pack of three) – When caramel is done right, there’s really nothing better, especially when combined […]

Something Sweet For You

Longtime friends, Kristie Yuen and Crystal Ueno, have always shared a passion for baking. Once they found out The Baker’s Market in Vancouver existed, these two bakin’ buddies were extremely excited and decided to partner up and start Something Sweet For You! Kristie and Crystal bake all their goodies from scratch, and specialize in cupcakes, cake pops, […]

Kawaii Eats Review – Japanese Macarons & Spicy “Spook-a-rons”

Kawaii Eats’ Melany Yeap is a pastry chef and all-around culinary explorer. She founded Kawaii Eats to combine her love of baking with cute and quirky creations from Japan – like her adorable “Hello Kitty” macarons. Kawaii Eats was at the Baker’s Market on Saturday where we sampled some of Melany’s tasty and uniquely flavoured […]

French Made Baking

We had heard of French Made Baking through word-of-mouth and happened upon them at the Baker’s Market Vancouver this past Saturday: French Made Baking is a French-from-France couple, David and Catherine, both passionate about food and even more passionate about sharing it with family, friends, strangers: …anybody really as long as you have a sweet […]

Thierry Patisserie Macarons Review

I’ve been eager to try all the varieties of macarons that Vancouver has to offer, so we headed downtown this past weekend to Thierry (on Alberni Street, between Thurlow & Burrard) to taste their signature macarons. Part of the Top Table group of restaurants in Whistler and Vancouver (Araxi, Blue Water Cafe, CinCin, West), Thierry was […]

Thomas Haas Patisserie (Kitsilano) Review

Thomas Haas is a fourth generation pastry chef from Germany who began his Vancouver career as the Executive Pastry Chef at the Four Seasons hotel way back in 1995. Today, he runs his own cafes and bakeries called Thomas Haas Fine Chocolates & Patisserie – one is located in North Vancouver and the other in […]

West Vancouver’s Fraîche Restaurant Review

Renowned as one of West Vancouver’s most cherished dining experiences, Fraîche Restaurant offers cuisine that celebrates the best of the west coast, expertly crafted in its elegant open kitchen. Gracious service and inspiring panoramic views of Vancouver from its hilltop dining room enhance the gorgeous restaurant. Fraîche recently received Gold for Best North Shore Dining […]

Danny’s Market Review – Danny’s Screamers!

  Ahhhh, sippin slushies on a hot summer’s day. We used to frequent Chevron near UVic during our university years because they had the best slurpees in town – better than 7-11. Chevron’s slushies weren’t as sickingly sweet, and they usually offered more flavour varities, like multiple Nestea flavours. When I’m craving a slushy in […]

Aphrodite’s Organic Café and Pie Shop Review

Aphrodite’s Organic Café and Pie Shop prides itself on serving the finest local, organic, in season, sustainable food available in and around Vancouver. They work directly with local organic farms to ensure that their menu has the smallest ecological footprint possible. They happily cater to any dietary concerns and are able to substitute items for customers […]

Cold Stone Creamery (Point Grey) Review

Cold Stone Creamery opened its first location in Tempe, Arizona. Incidentally, our first Cold Stone Creamery experience was at a Suns basketball game in nearby Phoenix, AZ. I ordered their Coffee Lovers Only signature creation – coffee ice cream mixed into roasted almonds, Heath toffee bar, drizzled with caramel, nestled in a chocolate dipped waffle […]

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