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My Homage to Poha

Poha and I have had a long and intense relationship. I first tried poha the summer of 2007 (aka the summer I lived through 50° weather) in Bhopal, India, living at the Sambhavna Trust Clinic.  The Clinic canteen served the … Continue reading

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In Case You’re Craving Shishtaouk…

The UK definitely beats Canada when it comes to Indian food. “Grabbing a curry” is the most natural and normal thing you can do here and it’s really quite difficult to find yourself at a bad Indian restaurant….they’re all good–or amazing. … Continue reading

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Warm Autumn Veg with Feta and Almonds

This is a gorgeous seasonal salad that uses some of your favorite veggies, and adds some creamy salty feta with some crunchy toasted almonds! It’s so easy to make you really have no excuse not to try it. What you’ll … Continue reading

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Quinoa and Red Rice Tofu Peanut Thai Bowls!!!

The name of the recipe is a mouthful; the dish is a tasty tasty mouthful! Easy to make and delightfully fresh. You’ll feel so healthy eating this, you’ll be bragging about it all week. You’ll be so annoying like my … Continue reading

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Szechuan Spicy Broccoli with Candied Cashews!

I’m probably a terrible person. When I heard there was a large earthquake in China’s Szechuan province my first thought was: that’s really terrible. My second thought was: Mmmmm Szechuan food….I AM A TERRIBLE PERSON. I guess my brain is … Continue reading

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Roasted Garlic and Arugula Pesto

Pesto–the nectar of the gods. I can’t get enough of this stuff. I learned to make pesto using the classic basil recipe but I also like to experiment with other greens like chives and most commonly, arugala (rocket) lettuce. It’s … Continue reading

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Green Lentil, Red Pepper and Halloumi Salad

Here’s a  tasty and filling salad inspired by the vegetarian dish offered at a pub I was at a couple weeks ago; a place I wasn’t really expecting to offer such an inspired and beautiful veggie option! I added a … Continue reading

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The World’s Greatest Gratin

On a cold cold night, what you really want to do is cancel your plans, curl up on the couch under one–maybe two– blankets, some reality TV and this incredible potato gratin made with roasted shallots, spinach and sharp cheddar. … Continue reading

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Ottolenghi’s Orange Saffron Chicken and Fennel Salad

So I’ve still not fully recovered from my mandolin accident, but I’ve definitely started cooking again. With a vengeance! One of the best gifts I got for Christmas–from my boyfriend’s dad– was the new Yotam Ottolenghi cookbook called Jerusalem. It’s incredible! … Continue reading

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Thai Green Chicken Curry (this is how I make it…)

Took a bit of a hiatus from the blog over Christmas because, well, it was Christmas and I did a lot more eating than cooking. Then, this past week was a bit of a nightmare beginning with when I sliced … Continue reading

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