Browsing Category Libations

Simple tips for hosting a fancy Easter brunch

When Nespresso asked me to plan an Easter brunch featuring the Limited Edition SELECTION VINTAGE 2014 coffee, I pictured colourful tulips and white rabbits decorating a table laden with French toast made from my homemade bread and topped with mascarpone cream and caramelized peaches . Alas, like the white rabbit in Alice in Wonderland, it was all ...

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Vintage-inspired fashion for Valentine’s Day

I discovered Canadian fashion designer, Eliza Faulkner about a year ago. Or rather, she found me. Eliza had reached out to me just before moving to Montreal and I was delighted to learn more about her and her work over coffee. Originally from Vancouver Island, she moved here for love. So many great moves are made ...

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The Standard Café x ByKilani

More than just a neighbourhood café, The Standard Café in Westmount is a very stylish boutique coffee shop where you can work, hang out and even shop luxury leather goods by the café's owner and designer of ByKilani. I had the pleasure to discover the café and leather goods pop-up during the official launch in ...

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Nespresso Creatista Plus

Make like a barista I recently received the new Nespresso machine called the Creatista Plus to test at home. Designed in collaboration with Breville, it allows you to make latte and cappuccino art (almost) like a pro thanks to its high-tech integrated milk steamer. I love the sleek look of the machine and that it doesn’t ...

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Nespresso Kazaar

For years, my favourite Nespresso coffee was Arpeggio, an intense and creamy espresso (a 9 on the Nespresso intensity scale). Yet, since becoming a Nespresso ambassador, I've tried many of their other coffees and now I'm completely obsessed with their Kazaar blend. Kazaar is part of the Intenso coffee range from Nespresso (and it's a 12 ...

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