Moji Japanese Eatery

Ice cream. Not my favourite. But if it has durian in it, than that’s a different story. So I was telling my cousin that I went to Moji for lunch and I wanted to try dessert someday. And so we did.

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Originally I ordered the Durian King. Sadly it was made and served but it was taken away after several seconds later. Apparently, according to my cousin (I was absent from the table when it was taken back), there was something wrong but  we didn’t know what. This was the first disappointment of the day.

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So I chose another dessert which was Cookies and Cream. It’s not what you think it is… it’s actually crushed oreos sprinkled on top of ice cream. There were two ice cream  flavours to choose from, but the matcha soft serve machine was broken…which meant I was left with the strawberry flavour. It was another disappointment to know that it was artificial strawberry flavour.

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Here is snippet of my cousin working behind the scenes for my blog. Haha! Much is appreciated, she know that.  : )

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I wouldn’t go back for dessert because of the limited choices. But I do recommend having lunch. There are many choices to choose from, ramen to rice dishes and many appetizers.
Visit Moji’s website here.

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Strawberry Buttermilk Ice Cream

I went strawberry picking about a month ago ( blog post here) and it was the perfect opportunity to make some home made ice cream. Using my birthday presents from last year, my Cuisinart ice cream machine and my Jeni’s cookbook, I stirred up a batch of ice cream.

I got all the ingredients needed, even corn syrup (I usually use honey).

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I brunt the milk in the process. Make sure to use a thick based pot when boiling milk.

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From my parent’s, they said that was very strawberry flavoured. Which is a good thing, but adding some strawberry or chocolate sauce would be better. And I just had a taste for myself, it IS very strawberry like flavour, not the fake strawberry flavour though. It would be better with some bits of real strawberry.

But somehow the ice cream turns really hard after it’s frozen. It doesn’t have the soft texture like when you order ice cream in a cone. Does anyone know why?

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Magnum Toronto

In Toronto, there can be many events happening in just the two main months of Summer and this year, it so happens to be a pop-up ice cream store. Brought to you by Magnum , an ice cream company  has given Torontonians and Toronto’s tourists a bit of time to test these ‘make’-yourself-ice cream bars.

I heard the line up takes around an hour or so ( friday nights, saturday and sunday are the worst days to go), but I gladly waited half the average wait time (30 minutes). As there are 21 different toppings to choose from, I clearly do not remember the specific toppings I chose (there are wacky toppings such as chilly flakes to bacon bits).

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It’s a small pop up shop.

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Fake ice cream bars.

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Six simple steps.

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Toppings!

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Coating it!

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Drizzling with white chocolate.

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Being classy with ice cream bar sticks.

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Before.

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After.

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Home is where the CN Tower is.

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I heard that the store is closing in August, but online is says end of July.

I wasn’t too inclined to this pop-up store. It was an opportunity to blog and experience the ‘trend.’ I’m not overly impressed and this was definitely over exaggerated.

$6 (tax included) for each ice cream bar.

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