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A Taste of Delhi: Chole Bhature

The vegetarian Punjabi dish chole bhature—curried chickpeas with fried bread—is one of the most popular breakfasts in North India. It’s not tough to understand why: It’s a spicy plate of legumes paired with puffy,…

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Posted by: on Sunday, January 8th, 2012
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That Pasta Sauce That So Many of My Friends Love

Our guest post today is by Cara Payne. Cara’s first foodists article should have been about eroticism or sexuality, considering her education and interests, but she chose to go with pasta, another of her guilty…

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Posted by: on Monday, December 20th, 2010
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Contest: Ryza Rice Milk Prize Pack

Enter the Ryza Prize Pack Contest by adding a comment to this post making suggestion of things to make with Ryza Rice Milk. Draw on Thursday Oct 14th.

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Posted by: on Monday, October 4th, 2010
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I Gave Up Meat and Dessert for Canada’s Gold

The streets were eerily quiet last Sunday morning before the men’s gold medal hockey game, Canada v.s. the US. Line-ups of fans were winding around the block outside bars, all decked in red. My friends and I…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010
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Potato crack

Potatoes are one of those foods that somehow make me feel just a little guilty, mashed, baked, roasted, gnocci’ed, it doesn’t really matter. Like pasta, the sheer pleasure of consuming whatever varietal of…

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Posted by: on Monday, January 4th, 2010
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Weeknight Cooking

      I recently participated in an email recipe exchange.  The idea was to send one person a quick and easy recipe involving ingredients you might have on hand, or that would not be difficult to get.  In return…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009
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Contest: Green eggs and no ham

With vegetarianism practically a sacrilege amongst our collective (don’t even mention it in front of some), and vegan being the dirtiest five-letter word around these parts, it might seem odd that we’re…

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Posted by: on Monday, December 7th, 2009
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The Temporary Vegetarian and The Vegan Mac’n’Cheese

Six weeks ago, I stopped eating meat. Well…until today. As you may know, I am a culinary school student, and 6 weeks ago we started a class that teaches the art of vegetarian, vegan and alternative cuisines such as…

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Posted by: on Friday, November 6th, 2009
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Fall Salad: Roasted pumpkin with charred radicchio and pomegranate

1 small roasting pumpkin 1 small head of radicchio 1 small pomegranate, seeded Handful of Italian parsley leaves Renato Fenocchio Olive Oil Balsamic Vinegar (real stuff, not caramel colored or hurried, probably costs at…

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Posted by: on Friday, November 6th, 2009
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Spiral vegetable slicer

Recently my wife purchased a spiral vegetable slicer made by Paderno World Cuisine. Last night I thought I would try it out. It is so easy to use and the results were fun. The slicer gives raw veggies a whole new…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, June 17th, 2009
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All Ducks go to Heaven

After 18 years as a vegetarian, I’ve started eating meat again.  Why?  Mostly, it’s because I love food – I love eating, I love cooking, I love shopping for food.  Food for me is definitely one of the…

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Posted by: on Sunday, April 12th, 2009
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Almost Perfect Pad Thai

Pad Thai is one of those dishes that I have tried and tried to recreate, but have rarely had much luck with. Even in restaurants here, it’s usually not that great. You realize this especially if you’ve been…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, June 13th, 2007
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Vegan French Toast. No Yolk!

We all know that part of the fun of cooking is being creative – substituting ingredients in your favourite recipes, improving on the original, or in some cases creating a whole new dish in the process. However,…

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Posted by: on Monday, April 9th, 2007
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New Vegetarian Contributors

Admit it, it’s fun to tease vegetarians. They’re often so frail and pasty white, each with cute personal rationales why they won’t eat anything with eyeballs. How crazy is that? I’ve even been…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, February 21st, 2007
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