Recipes

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…

Ena͞emaehkiw Kesīqnaeh’s  Northeast Pumpkin Soup

Ena͞emaehkiw Kesīqnaeh’s Northeast Pumpkin Soup

World of Food: Worth the Effort  Rowland Robinson grew up in a British West Indies home steeped in food culture, so it’s not surprising his culinary passion took root early. His parents were food and wine professionals — his Anglo-Bermudian father was in the wine industry and his Menominee mother had a long restaurant career. […] 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…

In their words: Indi Madar’s Beef Suqaar

Indi Madar was about seven years old when she and her mum moved from Djibouti to Canada. Today, Indi is a graduate student at the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Environment, working towards a master’s degree in Sustainability Management. She is actively involved in university affairs and is a communications officer for UW’s Graduate Student […] Read more…

In their words: Jennifer Roggemann’s Soo Jae Bi

Originally from Seoul, South Korea, Jennifer Roggemann was 16 years old when she and her family immigrated to Canada, on a cold, grey December day in 1987. She arrived with very little knowledge of her new home and with little English. Today, she is an immigration lawyer and draws upon her first-hand experience to help […] Read more…

Onion bhajis and my dinner with Edna Staebler

Edna Staebler and I met and bonded over Indian food. It was her request. She was 100 years old and living in a nursing home; the food—although probably good for her—was bland and boring. She wanted something tasty and flavourful, but not too spicy. It was a request I was happy to grant. During that […] Read more…

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