Archive | August, 2009

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE | August 31, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

Thermos Bento Box Sets

thermos nidan bento box set

For when you wish to bring food that need to be kept cold or hot, Bento & Co added to their catalogue two cool products. Bento Boxes for Kids First, the Poka Poka Miffy set. Miffy is a popular female rabbit character from a picture kid book drawn by Dutch artist and illustrator Dick Bruna. [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE | August 31, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

Stylish Bento Boxes for Him and Her

elegant bento boxes for him and for her

There is something about bento boxes that made them desirable. We often see the same ones. So I dig to see if I could find something different. Bento & Co carries products that are normally unavailable in the North American market. In fact, I was in awe with so many products that I will do [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | August 30, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

A Scone, a Cake and a Tart | Quick Links 2009.08.30

3 desserts by 3 bloggers :: blueberry scone :: chocolate cake :: nectarine galette

It seems that this weekend all my favorite food bloggers concentrated on desserts. Or maybe I noticed them more because I love desserts. Three particular recipes caught my eyes: + Jaden of Steamy Kitchen talked about the best Blueberry Scones with Lemon Curd she ever had. She renamed the curd Lemon Glaze. This recipe will [...]

CAKES + desserts, ENTERTAINING | August 29, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

Pink Cake Box Brings Personality to Wedding and Baby Shower Cakes

personalized pregnant toppers by pink cake box

Imagine having a cake with a character that looks like the guest of honor. This is what you get when you hire Anne Heap of Pink Cake Box. She tailored her standard cake creations to fit your event. The flower baby shower cake includes a pregnant woman modeled after the image on the baby shower’s [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

August 29, 2009 | by Kim

Introducing the Mini Cucumbers by Savoura

mini cucumbers by savoura

You probably noticed the trends towards miniature vegetables. Chefs like to use them. They are cute and make it easier to plate [...]

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ENTERTAINING, OUTDOOR entertaining

August 29, 2009 | by Kim

Elegant Dîner en Blanc Party in Montreal

montreal's white dinner 2009

On August 20th, 2009, there was an outstanding picnic party in Montreal. The Dîner en blanc (White Dinner) was imagined by François Pasquier 20 [...]

COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK

August 27, 2009 | by Kim

The Bodum Bistro Toaster Does More Than Add...

colorful bistro 2-slice toasters and flatbed toasters by bodum

I guess that a lot of college students will ask this toaster as a housewarming gift. I totally understand the appeal. You [...]

FOOD + DRINK, FOOD presentation

August 27, 2009 | by Kim

Donna Hay Brings a Special Touch to Everyday...

Plating food :: donna hay's speacial touch to entertaining

If I had to resume in a few words the work of Donna Hay, I would say: Time-saving and Special Touches. Donna [...]

ENTERTAINING, PAPER goods

August 27, 2009 | by Kim

Announcing New Desktop Collection from Amy...

amy butler desktop collection available in september 2009

Available in 3 color palettes, Amy Butler’s new desktop collection will hit the stores in September. The range includes folders, organizers, binders, [...]

COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK

August 26, 2009 | by Kim

Better Ways to Prepare, Measure, Store and...

prep, measure, mix, serve and store food with royal vkb products

I love the ingenuity of the design behind every Royal VKB products. Their motto, Thought for Food says it all. This Dutch housewares [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

August 26, 2009 | by Kim

Rustic Fruit Pies and Tarts by Real Simple

rustic fruit pies and tarts by real simple

Besides a crème brulée, I can rarely refuse a piece of delicious fruit pie. It is a wonderful dessert to serve your [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

August 25, 2009 | by Kim

Jamie Oliver Teams Up with Naked Wines

jamie oliver teams up with naked wines

You now get a Wine section on Jamie Oliver. The Web site of Jamie Oliver is just getting bigger. Now you can [...]

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