Montreal: Kem CoBa

Kem CoBa is an artisanal ice-cream shop in the ever so hip neighbourhood of Mile End, Montreal. It's next to Fairmount Bagel, a great tactical move on the owners' part, and serves up a wide range of flavours from around the world with a slight bent towards Southeast Asia. Between my three friends and I, … Continue reading Montreal: Kem CoBa


Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Poached Egg & Frico

One of the most beautiful things about a poached egg, or a fried egg, is its amazing ability to turn the sparest of plates into a proper meal. Your salad needs something extra? Top it with an egg. Pancakes or waffles looking a bit lonely? Fried eggs will make it better. In this case, my … Continue reading Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Poached Egg & Frico

Uncle Tetsu’s Japanese Cheesecake

I had Uncle Tetsu’s cheesecake! And it was good. The secret is to line up at eight in the morning. EIGHT IN THE MORNING. Even then, my friend only waited a mere 45 minutes -- as opposed to the minimum two hours. So there you go, that was a pro-tip for your next attempt at … Continue reading Uncle Tetsu’s Japanese Cheesecake

Homemade Croissants 1.2

My quest for homemade delicious butter bombs continues. I made this batch of croissants for Canada Day. The whole process took about two days, but I'm starting to think it may be worth extending it to three. I'm a bit disappointed with this attempt, because I easily could have avoided the silly mistakes I made: My … Continue reading Homemade Croissants 1.2