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We are only a few days away from Halloween, and this Halloween isn’t going to be the same. We are all trying to be more creative and have fun, all the while being safe. Baking at home is definitely fit for this occasion. We made some monster fingers by adapting from a recipe on beanpanda.com. This is super easy to make and there are ways to involve your kids (or the kids in you)!

Ingredients

  • 50g Butter (Room Temperature)
  • 2 tablespoons Granulated Sugar
  • 10g Whisked Egg (or Liquid Eggs)
  • 90g Cake Flour
  • 20g Almond Powder
  • 16 Raw Almond (approximate)
Monster Finger Cookies
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I received an invitation to the media event at the One of a Kind Show. There I had the opportunity to walk around the show, but as the VanFoodies, my focus was on the Flavours section. This post is going to be short and sweet, with lots of pictures to tell the story.

Before wandering around everyone (including the public) was treated to a performance of The Nutcracker by Goh Ballet.

The Nutcracker by Goh Ballet - 1

The Nutcracker by Goh Ballet - 1

The Nutcracker by Goh Ballet - 2

The Nutcracker by Goh Ballet - 2

The Nutcracker by Goh Ballet - 3

The Nutcracker by Goh Ballet - 3

Then I was intrigued by this cool-looking espresso machine. Turns out it’s an award-winning machine by Nescafe. It can make hot and cold beverages.

Circolo Machine by Nescafe

Circolo Machine by Nescafe

This is part of its Dolce Gusto Family.

Cool Display at the One of a Kind Coffee Competition Booth

Cool Display at the One of a Kind Coffee Competition Booth

Dolce Gusto Beverages

Dolce Gusto Beverages

Of the many varieties, I treated myself to a Caramel Macchiato. The taste was pretty good, and the machine & coffee pods are surprisingly affordable.

Nescafe Caramel Latte Macchiato

Nescafe Caramel Latte Macchiato

After getting some caffeine in my system, I approached the Flavours aisle. There were 34 vendors in this section, with a majority of them locally from BC. The following ones were particularly memorable for me. (more…)

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