Thursday, June 29, 2006

turkish eggplant, cucumber, potato salads

eggplant salad, cucumber salad, potato salad and stuffed grape leaves from Bereket in New York

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

vegetable uttapam

uttapam, a South Indian dish made of rice and urad dal, with vegetables mashed in
from the dosa vendor in Washington Square Park in New York

Sunday, June 25, 2006

ensalada la acida

salad with beans, corn, citrus dressing, and sun-dried tomato from Caracas Arepa Bar in New York

Saturday, June 24, 2006

mushroom and leek arepa

A grilled and stuffed thick corn flour tortilla, from Caracas Arepa Bar in New York, a preview for an upcoming visit to Venezuela...

Thursday, June 22, 2006

samosa chat

Vegetable turnovers topped with onions, chickpeas, crispy noodles, sweet and sour sauces and cilantro. From Sukhadia's in New York.

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

lychee sorbet

dairy-free lychee sorbet (with chunks of lychee fruit blended in) from the Chinatown Ice Cream Factory in Manhattan

Sunday, June 18, 2006

squash roti

filled with sweet squash and curried chickpeas, from Roti Palace in Toronto

Saturday, June 17, 2006

salad roll with wasabi ranch sauce

basic green salad & brown rice wrapped in nori with a wasabi ranch dipping sauce

Friday, June 16, 2006

banh mi

vietnamese sub with pickled carrot and daikon, marinated tofu, cilantro, and chili pepper, from Chinatown in Toronto

Tuesday, June 13, 2006


Trinidadian doubles: fried dough patties around curried chickpeas, from Patty King in Toronto

Wednesday, June 07, 2006

vietnamese banana cake

sweet rice flour, bean paste, banana flavor
from Chinatown in Toronto

vietnamese rice cake

rice flour, bean paste, water, sugar, vegetable oil, salt
from Chinatown in Toronto

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Monday, June 05, 2006

peanut coconut bun

steamed glutinous rice bun filled with crushed peanuts and brown sugar, coated with coconut. from Kensington Market, Toronto

Sunday, June 04, 2006


mashed corn, onions, and basil, steamed in corn husks, from Jumbo Empanadas in Toronto

Saturday, June 03, 2006

mushroom and green bean roti

yay roti! Guyanese roti from Bacchus Roti in Toronto - curried mushrooms and green beans in a dalpuri flatbread. mmm...