Classic Hummus

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There was a turning point for me, when I realized how good hummus could be. The hummus I remember growing up with, was lumpy, gritty, watery and a bit bland – definitely not homemade and most likely came from the refrigerator section of a supermarket. I can’t do that type of hummus anymore – it’s a sin and a slap in the face to what real hummus is.

My mind changed about hummus, when I ate Lebanese food for the first time. The hummus I had was perfectly smooth, like spreadable butter. It was a bit salty, savory and extremely creamy. Where had this type of hummus been my entire life? I craved this hummus for months, and Lebanese food became a regular for us.
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Cottage Cheese Crepes with Salted Sour Cream

Pressed Cottage Cheese Crepes

Today I made cottage cheese crepes for brunch. Mmmm!
I love savoury crepes and I acturally prefer them to the dessert types (unless they are Nutella filled). I never had a savoury crepe until I met Mister and his mom made them for us one day. She made us cottage cheese crepes and now I can not get over them. They are my favourite! She never really had a recipe so I had to figure out everything from watching her and from doing some research.

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Healthy Baked Fish Sticks with Tangy Lemon Dill Sauce

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I love fish sticks. Love love love them. Especially the boxed kind. Sometimes I question what they actually make them with, because they are too delicious to be real fish, right? Fish is fishy tasting, and even mild white fish still has a hint of that fishy taste. Why don’t fish sticks have this taste? Since I am quite particular about it, I had to figure out a way to make fish more appetizing at home so that I wouldn’t be limited to the expensive store-bought healthy fish-sticks that I rarely buy, or feeling guilty for eating the unhealthy cheap stuff.

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Easy Pulled Chicken Dinner

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pulled chicken sandwich

There are days when you just don’t want to cook, but you really don’t want take-out. I had one of those days, and while I was willing to go to the supermarket to by something I could make quickly, I didn’t want to do anything at all.

I did the typical, grab a roast chicken and was going to call it dinner. But I really hate chicken. Who actually likes the taste of plain chicken?  Continue reading

Chettinad Egg Curry

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I mentioned before that my boyfriend and I would venture out in to Toronto in search of dinner. Our usual stops were often ethnic cuisine because of the wide variety of flavours their dishes had. We eventually went through a phase where we tried to find the best Indian food for an affordable price. Chana Masala and dosa’s were a continuous winner for us, and it seemed we could never grow tired of the flavours. Each place would make them slightly different. We never agreed on what were our favourite locations. Our favourites were all good.  Life was good then.

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