Monthly Archives: April 2011

British Food Expedition

The royal wedding inspired me to plan a bit of a British food fest for an intimate gathering of family and friends on Prince William and Kate Middleton’s big day. In search of authentic British food supplies I sought out some help from Mary’s British Home, at 374o Chatham Street in Steveston, a half hour […]

Royal Wedding Fever Around the Globe

It’s already assumed that die hard royal fans will have flown to the front lines to catch the royal wedding procession of Prince William and Kate Middleton. But, for those of us who are grounded, from fans to those just plain curious, what are we to do? For West Coasters the live event from Westminster […]

Coffee Connoisseurs Like Siphon Brews

Many epiphanies, ideas and posts have been born over a latte or Americano and now I can add siphon coffee to my list of inspirations. Aaron of Kafka’s Coffee and Tea ( on Main St. showed me how serious coffee is made with a siphon while sharing tips and and bit of history for this […]

Vancouver’s 125th Celebration Snapshots