A YEAR OF DECADENCE CELEBRATING ASIAN-CANADIAN RESTAURATEURS
2022 FOODIES CALENDAR
In collaboration with Lichia Liu (creator & illustrator at Gotamago), we have put together a brand new calendar for 2022, it's perfect for foodies everywhere!
This calendar features beautiful ink-and-watercolour illustrations of dishes from twelve beloved Ontario restaurants, all of which are owned and operated by Asian-Canadians: Bodega Henriette, Crafty Ramen, Roselle Desserts, FIKA Cafe, Mi Mi, Isabella's Mochi Donut Boutique, Rustle & Still, Wong's Ice Cream, Mengrai Thai, Formocha, Lai Wah Heen, Mon K Patisserie.
$3 from the sale of each calendar will be donated to CCNC Chinese Canadian National Council Toronto - a not-for-profit organization - to assist their work in promoting equity, social justice, inclusive civic participation, and respect for diversity.
Brunch favourites: bbq pea meal sandwich with house-made peameal bacon, fried egg & crispy onions on a brioche bun or eggs benedict on home-made croissant and peameal bacon, baby arugula, and fingerling potatoes.
Crafty Ramen – home made noodles, ito togarashi, chilli green onion, pork & duck broth, pork chashu, buttered corn.
Roselle's Mango Pavlova has a crispy exterior and a marshmallowy interior. Made with Kesar mango cremeux, fresh Ataulfo mangoes, lemon zest, and white chocolate cream.
Signature homemade Swedish cinnamon bun aka "Kanelbullar". The perfect balance of texture – fluffy and chewy. A wonderful blend of cardamom and spices, topped with Nordic pearl sugar.
A fan favourite: #98 BBQ Pork & Pork Spring Rolls. Flavourful bbq pork, deep fried pork spring rolls, and rice vermicelli.
ISABELLA'S MOCHI DONUT BOUTIQUE
It's hard to pick a favourite: cinnamon roll, matcha, strawberry sprinkles, black sesame, chocolate sprinkles, ube, strawberry shortcake, lemon meringue, Vietnamese coffee.
You just have to try it – Signature Kamayan Feast
WONG'S ICE CREAM & STORE
Strawberry Mochi or Purple Ube? Just get both.
Chef's signature curry: #54 Red Curry with Lychee and Pineapple. Spice and rich curry sauce made with fresh red chilli, coconut milk, Thai basil, and lime leaf. Served in a fresh, carved pineapple.
Formocha's Original Bubble Tea is made with Assam milk tea with tapioca pearls and served in a reusable eco-jar.
The Taiwanese wheel cakes are made from a waffle-pancake-like batter with fillings inside. Cooked in special cast-iron pans for a crispy interior and gooey interior.
LAI WAH HEEN
Delectable dim sum in the heart of downtown – crab wontons, minced chicken and truffle dumplings, steamed fresh lobster dumplings, crispy foie gras and chicken wontons, deep-fried Berkshire pork dumplings, crystal shrimp dumplings, pork shrimp and scallop siu mai, open-purse dumlings...
Mon K Patisserie
The chestnut Mont Blanc – sugared chestnut topper with chocolate plaque, chestnut cream & whipped cream piled in the shape of a mountain dusted with sugar, and a shortbread cookie base.