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Christmas baking

Holiday baking fun with Uprising Breads

It's just after 9 AM and the espresso machine is in full swing at Uprising Breads on Vancouver's East Side. The familiar tunes of Christmas echo in the backround while a steady stream of patrons flow...

Christmas bread in Vancouver

After living in North America for most of my life, I moved to a hot climate where every single day was about 30 degrees.   While living in warm weather definitely had its advantages, the...