Tag Archives: Indian food

Spices From Home

Growing up in a small town in the Northwest Territories, meant that in some ways, my food experiences were somewhat limited. Although both of my parents were good cooks, we just didn’t have the opportunity to try out foods from far away cultures. When we traveled, the big treat was always Chinese food. Apparently, when […]

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Too Cool Raita…

I sincerely appreciate the generous willingness of my interviewees to share recipes! Sometimes, it is a difficult thing to do…not because people aren’t willing to let go of a “secret recipe” but many know that they have access to certain ingredients or appliances, that most home-cooks,  do not! For instance, with Amrikko’s it would have […]

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Curried Away Buffet!

Feeding a troupe of healthy, young dancers for a birthday dinner required a little bit of thought & planning…as usual it was the day before! My daughter’s 16th party was being attended by eight fairly health conscious young ladies, a few of whom were vegetarian. It needed to feel special, appeal to a wide range of […]

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steps to the light

that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.