Love the Bean 

Like many Canadians, I love me a good cup of coffee. Not Tim Hortons or even Starbucks. I mean those indie cafés that play smooth jazz and patrons sporting hipster moustaches. I found two recently that I absolutely adore. This first being Dineen Coffee Co. Not only do they play smooth jazz with patrons sporting…

Masterful Creations…. haha not

My Eggs Benedict from a couple of weeks ago was totally Chef Ramsey inspired. My homemade gnocchi with turkey bacon, spicy tomato sauce and mozzarella. (yes, I actually made the gnocchi from scratch.) Last but not least, my first authentic french dinner was supremes de volatile a blanc. In English, that would be chicken breasts…

A Poem About Hating Poetry

As much as I love literature, I must admit that poetry is my least favourite. My dislike, however, does not diminish the fact that I quite enjoyed writing this. I wash my hair once a week nominally because my hair dresser says, “That’s what black girls do” but mostly because I am lazy. I shape my eyebrows…

Me?Me.

To be frank, I greatly dislike writing intros and ‘about me’ sections. They always read as awkward and a tad rehearsed. I was tempted to begin with: I started this blog so I could talk about books and food. I cook and sometimes leave my woman-cave to interact with humankind and play several musical instruments. And that was pretty…