Even the Basic Rolls are Fancy: Sushi Mori Review

I love sushi, so when a new spot opens up in my area I’m always excited to give it a try. Truth be told I’m usually at the same time a little hesitant. When food is mediocre, I shrug it off as bad luck but still finish my meal. If sushi doesn’t taste great I…

Authentic Afghani Food in the City: Naan and Kabob Review

I had the pleasure of attending a media-tasting event at Naan and Kabob, held at their newest Leaside location.  I wasn’t sure what to expect. From the pictures I had seen online the food looked similar to Iranian food I had tried but there were also some flavours on the menu that seemed to more…

Apple, Squash, Carrot, Sweet Potato Coconut Curry Soup

I normally make a version of this soup for Thanksgiving and Christmas; it’s the perfect crowd-pleasing appetizer. Seasonal ingredients make this Coconut Curry soup a pleasure to eat, with layers of vibrant flavours coming together. The reason I love it as an appetizer for large gatherings is that it can be made ahead of time…

When the Veggies Stole the Show: Maple Leaf Tavern Review

I attended a media-event at the historic Maple Leaf Tavern and was blown away by their exceptional vegetarian dishes.  Known for their steaks, unique game meat dishes and family style Sunday dining, Maple Leaf Tavern is now serving stand-alone veggie dishes guaranteed to impress you.  The glazed carrots were my favourite dish of the night!…

Easy One Bowl Banana Bread

No mixer needed for this Banana Bread; it’s easy to make and even easier to eat! I forego the extra 1/4 cup of sugar when I make this loaf but if you’re used to store-bought banana bread you may want to add in the additional white sugar. When I’m craving chocolate, I leave out the…