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Fattet Makdous

Fattet Makdous

  Fattet Makdous is part of the family of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean meat-stuffed aubergines (or eggplants), but what makes it Syrian is the addition of pita. This recipe is made up of five mini recipes, all of which can be made a couple of days in advance and put together when you’re ready.   […] Read more…

Shrimp Pappas

Shrimp Pappas

Shrimp Pappas — also called Shrimp Mappas — is a dish that combines Kerala’s classic flavours associated with seafood dishes: creamy sweetness of coconut, citrussy and musky spices, a bit of chilli heat, and the signature sourness that comes from kudampuli. This recipe was featured in my A World In My Kitchen series for the […] Read more…

Waterloo Reads 2017: Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Back in the Spring, I was asked to be a champion. Now, before you ask, no this isn’t some scripted thing that blurs the line between sports and entertainment. I was asked to be a champion.  Of a book. To read, understand, and passionately defend at  Waterloo Reads: Battle of the Books (Canada 150 edition). […] Read more…