Penne with Creamy Sausage Sauce

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It took a while to remember where I found this recipe. All I could remember was that I’d had it my files for a long time… it was on a recipe card. Does anyone even use recipe cards any more? … Continue reading

Ping Gai Chicken

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When I was thinking about what food to write about for the next while and had decided to tell you about food from restaurants in Toronto I had made, I did some research. By research, I mean I pulled out … Continue reading

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

Beans on Toast

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From what I’ve been told, this is a very popular light supper or late-night snack for Brits returning home after spending an evening in the pub. I think in the second case, the best way to soak up the alcohol … 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

Charred Cherry Tomatoes with Cold Yogurt

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Once you’ve decided which new cookbook(s) you need, what do you do next? I leaf through the book, stopping whenever a recipe or photograph catches my eye to bookmark that page. Hopefully, I’ll end up with a forest of sticky … Continue reading

Curried Lentil, Tomato and Coconut Soup

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Does every soup I make start with onions and garlic? A quick look back at previous posts shows that almost all of the soups I’ve made have those two ingredients in them. This quick look back also showed that I … 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