yet another fabulous dinner by none other


Yay!!! another fab. dinner by my awesome friend, Gordana!

I forgot what the first was .. smth baked cheese
white wine stew smth
cheese platter
and dessert

the hi light of the night, is Rudy breaking the bathroom door and all the house handy men came running, could not put it back together again !!

Christmas nails

nov. face of happiness

Las Vegas bestys


since my dear bestest friend is leaving me forever. she had decided that we must go for a trip!

very conveniently I caught the flu a few days before, and literally dying through out the trip.

During the trip i also ran out of medicine too! stupid me , must of been the fever! I had notice the night time cold medicine did nothing for me and also I did some reading up on the medicine. for whatever fucked up reason it has lesser dosage and fewer drugs in it. I would appreciate to be able to sleep when consuming the night time version. oh right! the stupid thing is.. I had asked the doc if it is okay to eat the day time one instead of night..and she gave me the okay, and explained it just doesn't have the sleepy effect, that's all. so that night I went and bought a day and night time flu meds! oh!! why would I buy the one including night time ?!?! stupid stupid stupid!!

it had failed me one night(and i am dumb enough to eat night time version!) I could not stop coughing through out the night. I ended up loosing my voice the next day.

I wish I could of enjoyed the trip more. I had to retire back to the hotel earlier then everyone else, the fever was off and on through out the day.. every time it just zapped all the energy I had.
good thing besty is a nurse and monitored me through out the trip.

I didn't take many pictures, but at least my friends did and compiled them together ^_^!

I didn't end up buying much there
here's my hauls
shoes - this desperately needed but did not want to pay more then 100cad for a pair, and nothing looked good in Canada
bag - impulse but I don't even like Le sport sac but this was different..

the one thing I didn't buy and now regret: is the bacon ornament. I should of got it !!!

Halloween 2012

boy was Halloween ever eventful!
It's been quite boring ever since I got tricked into growing up.
Young adults now a days go clubbing because old ladies look down at us for trick treating =(
So instead go drink and dance until you ear drums pop...
This year was nice! I got invited to two parties =D
and they're like sort of house parties..
I'm glad I got to do something this year instead of nothing

my extent of cooking from scratch

Well you know me! I can't cook even if my life depended on it.
Mom has been bugging me to cook something and I said I would but I didn't say when. So one fine day I decided to give my go at it.
Unfortunately my beloved store no longer exist and I'm not sure if I can order online?
I don't see them on arbutus St. any more =(

First thing that came to mind was I got this wonderful black truffle sauce form .... whole foods?
I only knew that it was FANTASTIC with brie on crackers...
practically devoured sample table at the grocery table... oh so lady like of me...

so i searched up what I can do with such thing... apparently the only thing I found was it goes well with any cream sauce thing.
top suggestion was pasta (i don't know how to make pasta from scratch... i could open a can?)
i don't even know how to make cream sauce FML

So with my decision i further researched on how to make cream sauce... i figured I'll buy fresh pasta at the market and some how make a cream sauce and broccoli? asparagus? and pan fried chicken?

After a while I decided it would be pretty to do criss cross? weave? sliced asparagus on top of ravioli!!
and put chicken on top~

I must be lucky because Gordana (amazing chef and mom) drop by my work place. She basically told me how to make cream sauce
(i felt so dumb)

fry/soften some onion
add soyu
add cream 
maybe starch
and pour on top of pasta

and then I also found cordon bleu at the market all wrapped up for me to bake =D

by the time I finished cooking we were all so hungry and gobbled everything up before I could take pictures

I also forgot to put salt so the truffle cream sauce tasted bland....

and also because of timing ... somethings were cold by the time i started to plate..


my last part of my birthday was a dinner, with my bffs and bfs. 

the restaurant was nice enough to let me decorate my table with pink and white rose petals and jars of tea lights.....
the bread basket was amazing!
my new favorite place =D

now who doesn't like presents???
I love presents, especially cards because I keep them forever =D
just in case you didn't know the bags/boxes are empty


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My birthday ! one of my most favorite time of the year !!!!!!!!!!! This year I decided to try out Patisserie Fur Elise.
I've followed them from when they first appeared in the bakers market in the village =D
Though I am not a fan of their macaron I can say that they're food speaks otherwise.

I actually quite like their store. It's beautiful elegant, the girls have a very modest uniform their manners are impeccable ! and gracious. I feel they've chosen their staff wisely!

On to the food! by now I don't remember which one I didn't like. I liked everything except one savory item, the jello cube (too sugary for my liking not that it isn't good) and the macaron.

Crunchy-ness 1/5
Chewy 2/5
Taste 1/5 (because I got all the floral scented ones... which I don't like)
Over all ?/5

I will most likely try again and properly grade it with something non floral

Patisserie Fur Elise
847 Hamilton St.
Vancouver BC

la petite cuillere

lovely Karen hosted wonderful tea party at la petite cuillere =D

I had their petite tea service, I'm not particularly ecstatic about it, but this is a wonderful place for a small snack and a drink to laze away the afternoon