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Vanessa Yee

English graduate from UBC with a background in journalism and literature.  As the Food Editor for the Vancouver Observer, Vanessa combines her passion for baking and cooking with her love of writing.  Follow me on twitter for food updates at at vcyee1088 and check out my personal baking blog at: 

Dish N' Dazzle at the 2012 BCHF fundraiser

Wine and dine for a good cause at this year's Dish N' Dazzle on May 16, 2012, for the BCHF.

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria brings authentic Italian pizza to Vancouver

Craving the real taste of Italian pizza? Dreaming of that chewy, soft thin crust? Look no further than Famoso on Commercial Drive

Make your own Macarons with French Made Baking classes

Demystify the macaron with a macaron class from French Made Baking.

Top 5 places to buy Easter treats in Vancouver

Don't have time to whip up an Easter dessert? Check out these Easter treats.

Vancouver's first Macaron Day: Where to get your macarons

March 20th is Vancouver's first Macaron Day! Find out what bakeries will be participating and where you can get free macarons.

St. Patrick's Day recipes and the best places to party

Nine great St. Patrick's Day recipes and the top five places to celebrate after Celtfest 2012.

Felico's Restaurant: Great taste of Greece without the phony

Great Greek food in Richmond at Felicos. All the Greek without the phony.

From banker to baker: an interview with cake decorator Mark Tagulao

An interview with banker turned baker /cake decorator /recipe creator /pastry /Recipes to Riches contestant, Mark Tagulao of Edible Mark.

Meringue kisses, the perfect Valentine's Day dessert

Need a really quick, easy, Valentine's day dessert? Whip up a batch of delicate meringue kisses with this simple recipe.

Chocolate tasting class reveals true chocolate flavours

Learn to be a chocolate connoisseur by checking out this unique chocolate tasting class. Find out what chocolate you really like with just a sniff and a taste.