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Today, we have a guest post recipe courtesy of Maria. With St. Patrick’s Day quickly approaching on Mar 17, I thought that Maria’s post came just in time. If you’re interested in posting an entry for Ho Yummy, please let us know! —————————————————— Celebrate your heritage—or just cultural diversity!—this St. Patrick’s Day with an easy, […]


Recipe: Bak Kut Teh Hot Pot

by gigi on March 4, 2011

I saw on Twitter a couple of weeks ago that Ben from Chowtimes was planning a hot pot experiment using bak kut teh as the soup base. Jenkins introduced me to bak kut teh quite a while ago so I was really intrigued by Ben’s proposed experiment. After a bit of banter back and forth, […]


Recipe: Black Sesame (Goma) Ice Cream

by gigi on September 8, 2009

Jenkins and I visited Ping’s Cafe on Main Street (review to come) a while back and one of my favourite dishes from that dinner was dessert. Black sesame desserts have always been one of my favourite dessert items, whether it be pudding made by my mom, bubble tea, or ice cream. So when I tried […]


Recipe: Pinkberry-Style Frozen Yogurt

by gigi on May 31, 2009

It was another sunny Sunday in Vancouver today and I couldn’t have planned my latest frozen dessert-making endeavour any better. As I’ve blogged about previously, I’ve been an ice cream making fiend ever since Victoria changed my life and bought me an ice cream maker. Making all this ice cream eventually catches up to one’s […]


Recipe: Pistachio Ice Cream Sandwiches

by gigi on April 13, 2009

One of my oft-used wedding presents is an ice cream maker from Victoria. She knew how crazy I was about frozen desserts in general and figured I would make good use of an ice cream maker. She was right and ever since I unpacked my ice cream maker, I’ve been busily trying out new flavours […]


Post-Valentine’s Day Debrief

by gigi on February 22, 2009

It’s been a bit over a week since Valentine’s Day and I thought I should share with you what Jenkins and I did that day before it started to become untimely. Jenkins and I are usually pretty low-key for V-day and we try not to buy too much into the commercialism of it all. The […]