Chefs Plate: New England Fish Chowder

New England Fish Chowder with Ciabatta Toasties

New England Fish Chowder with Ciabatta Toasties

This was my first time making fish chowder at home.  I was quite intrigued to try this New England Fish Chowder with Ciabatta Toasties when I saw it as one of the choices for the Chefs Plate meal selection for the week of May 11.  This recipe called for 35 minutes of prep and other than Continue reading

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Facial Sheet Mask Review: BCL Momo Puri Jelly Mask – Peach Ceramide Water and Lactobacillus Blend

BCL Momo Puri Jelly Mask package

BCL Momo Puri Jelly Mask

This Japanese sheet mask smelled SO fragrant!  It’s definitely the thing I noticed first when I pulled it out from the pouch.  BCL Momo Puri Jelly Mask is yet another Japanese mask I picked up while at the HK Airport before boarding.  The slim box package only contains four sheet masks (making this a very luxurious one).  It’s a jelly mask, something I don’t think I have tried before.  It has “peach ceramide water and Continue reading

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Chefs Plate: Meatballs & Cheesy Corn Polenta

Meatballs & Cheesy Corn Polenta with basil marinara sauce

Meatballs & Cheesy Corn Polenta with basil marinara sauce

I was really looking forward to creating and tasting this dish!  I enjoy hearty meatballs and cheese and especially polenta.  I remember making polenta as part of another Chefs Plate recipe in the past.  I was excited to see what this Meatballs & Cheesy Corn Polenta with basil marinara sauce dish would be like.

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Facial Sheet Mask Review: Hadabisei Brightening Facial Mask

Hadabisei Brightening Facial Mask box

Hadabisei Brightening Facial Mask box

Hadabisei Brightening Facial Mask from Kracie is a Japanese sheet mask that I’ve seen often on the shelves of Hong Kong drugstores.  There’s something about the blue and white picture that makes it recognizable.

There are five sheet masks in this box, making it one of the more Continue reading

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Chefs Plate: Pesto Mozzarella Pizza

 Pesto Mozzarella Pizza and salad

Pesto Mozzarella Pizza and salad

It has been SO long since my last Chefs Plate meal.  This was a great comeback meal if I do say so myself. ;D

Since my last time ordering from them, I noticed that Chefs Plate has made a few changes:  They no longer use Continue reading

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Pandemic 2020 Eats: Frozen dim sum from Fu Kee Dim Sum

Fu Kee Dim Sum frozen dim sum

Frozen dim sum from Fu Kee Dim Sum

There is a store at Kennedy and Finch in Scarborough that sells quality frozen dim sum.  My mom’s tai chi classmate informed her about it, and I in turn passed on the news to my in-laws.  Fu Kee Dim Sum (富記㸃心) located at 21 Milliken Blvd, Scarborough is open from Fridays to Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and a day for seniors (aged 65 and older) on Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Continue reading

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Pandemic 2020 Delivery Eats: Domino’s Pizza

 Domino's Pizza delivery

Weekend pizza party at home

This was actually only my second time ordering pizza to my home.  (The first time was like 20 years ago from Pizza Pizza. XD)

I was craving for pizza and we decided to order from Domino’s Pizza (I’ve eaten Domino’s pizza at parties or work but definitely never ordered it for myself before Continue reading

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