In the centre of Louisiana, just down the road from the dozens of chemical plants that give the region the nickname “Cancer Alley” lies the little town of Gonzales. Before Gonzales was known for its high school football team or the long chains of organic molecules that pay many people’s mortgages, it was known for something else:
India has its biryani, Spain has its paella, and Louisiana has jambalaya. Continue reading Pastalaya for Dinner
Leaving the house was truly inspiring and left me with a fridge full of delicious ingredients that I need to use. This morning, after watching a bit of Masterchef Australia, another source of cooking inspiration (No spoilers, please! We’re half way through the finale!), I needed to take a break for food.
And so, with chaat on the brain from last night, I start in. Continue reading Breakfast Adventures
Every few days I open up my Google Timeline just to see where I’ve been and to see if there’s anywhere I should review. (I’m a Google Local Guide and enjoy sharing photos and reviews here.) I look at the … Continue reading I Venture Outside
One of the great things about living in Toronto is that not only are there restaurants with food from around the world, those restaurants have to get their ingredients from somewhere and so a home cook can find nearly anything … Continue reading Cooking: Chettinad Chicken
The Chettinad style chicken came out beautifully though I didn’t have enough chicken so I used a bit of tofu as well. Continue reading Saturday follow-up
If you were to be able to look at our biggest non-essential expense, it would be dinner out. Hands down. There are a few reasons we go out to eat. The first is that we didn’t go grocery shopping so … Continue reading Another Tip for Frugal Living