Indonesian Barbecued Chicken

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Making this recipe makes me a little bit sad (but mostly happy) because the restaurant that I used to eat this in is gone. The Bamboo was a swinging hot spot on Queen Street West in Toronto during the ’80s, … Continue reading

Mumbai spiced cheese toastie

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“Boy, those French! They have a different word for everything.” ― Steve Martin So what’s your excuse, English? I speak the language and the Brits have different words for some things too. On a car the boot is the trunk, … Continue reading

Chicken Tikka Masala

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What’s the most popular take-out food in Britain? I would have guessed that it was fish and chips—because who wants to make that at home?—but I would be wrong. It’s Chinese food, but that’s a recent change. For quite a … Continue reading

Gingery Cauliflower Soup

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A few weeks ago while visiting with friends, I tried out a soup recipe for the first time. It was intriguing, as it called for very few ingredients: onion and cauliflower, salt and pepper, olive oil and water. Not chicken … Continue reading

Zesty Oven-Baked Chicken Wings With Alabama White Sauce

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The foreword is right: after giving this recipe a try, I’ve decided that you can have all the Buffalo wings. You were always welcome to the blue cheese dipping sauce. Blech. Why do I like this recipe? – the wings … Continue reading

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas (Chana Ka Chip)

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What are the criteria for the best snacks? We’re talking savoury snacks, not cookies or candies here. They should be at hand or very easy to make. Think popcorn. They also have to fit in your hand or be able … Continue reading

Ground Beef Taco Casserole

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Tacos are delicious. They are the best. Almost. They are kind of messy to eat. And that’s okay if you’ve got lots of napkins. Or you’re at home with clothes on that you are willing to sacrifice to the taco … Continue reading

Mum’s Chicken Curry

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The end of the month = the end of my trying recipes from Made in India for now. Just in time for all the preparation that goes into the food for the upcoming holiday season. This book has proven to … Continue reading

Simply Spiced Spring Cabbage

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Next up, a vegetable dish to go with the Chana Masala from last week. Meera Sodha (the author of Made in India) says: “the best Indian food is cooked (and eaten) at home” so I’m working on getting a whole … Continue reading

Curried Cauliflower Soup with Coriander Chutney

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It has been a while since I wrote about soup. That ends now! This East Indian-inspired soup is delicious and perfect for this time of year. The earthy flavour of the roasted cauliflower is brightened by the coriander chutney with … Continue reading