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Aaloo Matar

Years ago, 2011, the Britannia Community centre asked me if I would organize events for Diwali. I called upon my dear friend Mital Gorman and we put together a series of dazzling events.. from sari draping, diva painting, Bollywood dancing to samosa making. The samosa making workshop was so popular that we ended up with a second equally packed workshop.   Here is a recipe for the samosa filling that Mital and I put together. […]

Kale Chips

Kale Chips

I love making kale chips and do so often. I get the kale from @vanmarkets. Here is a batch about to go into the dehydrator. I usually have the heat settings on the lower side. Kale Chips Recipe: 2 bunches kale 1 C hemp seeds 1 bell pepper 6 sun dried tomatoes (soaked) 3/4 to 1 C water 1/2 C olive oil 1-2 tsp salt to taste 1 tsp spirulina & / chlorella 1/2 C […]

Iced Fruity Apple Pie Chai

Iced Fruity Apple Pie Chai

I was recently given recipes for various iced chai to make but felt that steeping black tea for as long as suggested made the tea bitter. I like my recipe below and have tested it favourably at events that I do. The fruit teas make a great substitute to fruit juices packed with sugar. Recipe works best with Assam Mint, Rooibos Spearmint, or caffeine free fruit teas Steep caffeinated teas for 5 to 7 minutes. […]

Walnut Coconut Chocolates

Walnut Coconut Chocolates

I love these simple chocolates. I have to have a dessert every night. I need to make my own since I have diabetes and this way I have control over how much sugar goes it. I use yacon syrup or liquid stevia. Store in the fridge until they harden and then transfer to a tin. This works well for my diabetes and does not elevate my sugars. I limit myself to 2  a day! Directions […]

Okra with Onions and Coconut

Okra with Onions & Coconut

When I find okra in the market, I always buy it. It is a favourite of mine especially when it is a little crunchy! I’ve been trying to cook it so it’s not slimy! I was really pleased with how this recipe turned out. You could also roast the okra in the oven and garnish with the fried onion – coconut sauce in this recipe. Almost any Indian market will carry fresh Curry (kari) leaves. Get […]

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