Lively Up Your Shelf! Indian Spices

And India gave unto the world pepper, turmeric, coriander and cardamom. Pepper is said to be a digestive aid. It comes in black and white and is used to flavour food both during and after cooking. Pepper was a hot commodity in the spice trade of ancient times. Turmeric is known as an anti-inflammatory and gives … More Lively Up Your Shelf! Indian Spices

Bread & Chocolate: India

January 10th: National Bittersweet Chocolate Day The India I visited is not a walkers’ paradise. The streets of Delhi are extremely polluted, crowded and holds the possibility of being accosted by one of the capital’s many professional beggars. Despite that, I managed to walk a little and find some chocolate. This is, or rather was, … More Bread & Chocolate: India

Meatless Monday – Canada Day 2019

Black bean beet burgers on bannock. Say that 3 times fast! There’s nothing like a holiday to experiment with new recipes in the kitchen plus the downtime a holiday weekend affords one to do so.  This year I went savoury and made beet black bean burgers served on bannock for Canada Day. I served them … More Meatless Monday – Canada Day 2019