Magnificent!

This will be a surprise slide show, unless you are already familiar with 66 Square Feet. My post is merely meant as an echo, because I like to pile up beauty in here until it finally tints my soul. Let’s just say that these amazing close-ups were taken by a magnificent photographer, with a superb…

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I must be dreaming

Today a glance at the Weather Network left me in shock. Such a perfect forecast is a rare sight. I feel bad for reporting our luck while over on the Eastern Seaboard everyone is overcooking, but the flip side is that Vancouver will get a million days of rain in a just few months. In…

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Flan pâtissier – Update

Bon, ‘faut pas craquer, je m’applique. Having not yet achieved the results I was hoping for, which would be nothing short of "divine perfection", I am still regularly experimenting with le flan. Here’s the updated recipe. See also [[Flan pâtissier – 1er essai]] for the initial results and full length cooking drama. The dough hasn’t…

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July 1st, Canada Night

[2:00 pm prelude. Don’t look at the pictures yet.] It’s hot. I don’t do the beach thing too often but after writing my epiphany of bitching and highlighting the fact I live on the water, I figured I might as well take myself seriously and cross the street over to summerland. Don’t they say that…

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