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Pakistani-Style Spicy Anasazi Beans

Anasazi beans is not something I grew up eating. I couldn’t resist grabbing half a pound each of different coloured beans during a visit to the Bulk Barn near my work. This is my first recipe on the blog with these little gems. Anasazi beans or “the ancient ones” were first […]

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Tandoori-Style Tofu Tikka

This recipe is great for a quick yet deliissshh starter. Don’t have tofu at home? Worry not. Use paneer, chicken, fish, potato or cauliflower instead. When I use meats, I make it a point to let it marinate overnight in my fridge. That gives enough time for the flavours develop […]

Appetizers, Vegan

Onion Fritters (Pakoras)

This was my lunch today. Victoria Day long weekend celebrations went late into the night with charcoal grilled spicy chicken tikkas, mushroom zucchini skewers, juicy beef kababs and some heady Sherry my friend brought from Dubai. After about 9 hours of sleep I woke up wanting to eat something not […]

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Faba Bean and Couscous Kofte

I come to you today with these fun Vegan koftas. I say fun because that’s what they are! I truly enjoy food that involves some exercise with your hands before popping them in your mouth. It is like you earned it through some work. They are good ice breakers and […]

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Spiced Chickpea and Eggplant Spread

Hi there! How is everyone doing? It feels good to writing again after almost 3 weeks! I was swamped with house chores, fighting a nasty flu and preparing for the arrival of a childhood friend from Dubai who is going to be moving here for good! Finally her and I […]

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Asian-Inspired Savory Tofu Cakes

I recently found this rare gem in one corner of Ontario that sells exotic fresh produce by accident. No. Accident sounds negative. Scratch that. I was lucky to find this grocery store when I went bowling one weekend and I saw people walking out of this strip mall with overflowing […]