Indian chef-recipes

Food blogger’s delicious global recipes influenced in part by her Indian heritage

Tara O’Brady LAURA BREHAUT POSTMEDIA NEWS Kitchen notebooks are often sauce-splattered and dog-eared. The best contain... (more...)

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A fresh approach is our potluck tradition

Neighbors’ cabbage, beets, onions, peppers, tomatoes and scallions join forces for the potluck at the author’s house.Photograph... (more...)


India sets record for world’s biggest jalebi and imarti

Mumbai: Indian chef and entrepreneur Sanjeev Kapoor with the team that reportedly broke the Guinness World Record for largest... (more...)

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Diet Pepsi changes sweeteners in an aspartame-wary world

PepsiCo says it’s dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback and replacing it with sucralose,... (more...)

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Learn to make Indian foods at home

Recipes for Pani Puri and Spicy Potato Patties from Indian for Everyone by Anupy Singla Anupy Singla: Indian for Everyone. LAURA... (more...)

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Taste India: Mix creamed spinach with crispy paneer

Mix it up with Saag Paneer by Randy Shore. RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS When I go looking for ways to use garden greens, I... (more...)


Canadians are average in the kitchen but that’s OK

When it comes to behaviours and attitudes toward food, a new international study of 22 nations claims that Canadians are... (more...)


‘We should be eating things that taste good’

Vancouver doctor says scientific evidence supports eating whatever you like The cover of Dr. John Sloan’s book in which... (more...)

Spicy Potato Patties

Indian for Everyone brings restaurant mainstays home

Spicy Potato Patties served with tamarind and green chutneys. Wikimedia Commons LAURA BREHAUT NATIONAL POST Spices, and the... (more...)

File photo: Ocean Wise grilled wild coho salmon is a served with wild rice pilaf. Registered dietician Patricia Chuey suggests eating salmon regularly to attain a healthy heart and lifestyle. Photo by CJ Katz

A dietician’s advice on eating heart healthy to protect your best asset – your health

File photo: Ocean Wise grilled wild coho salmon is a served with wild rice pilaf. Registered dietician Patricia Chuey suggests... (more...)

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36 Surrey restaurants closed in 2014 over health concerns like pests, hygiene, contamination

The Guildford White Spot came in at the top of the closure list with nine health code violations. Keivn Hill/Surrey Now CHRISTOPHER... (more...)


Recipe: Fluffy Carrot Cake with Cardamom Icing

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI At the Lehail house, we have a carrot cake tradition. Carrot cake is the go-to dessert for... (more...)

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VANCOUVER DESI Check out photos of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he completes one year in office. Modi is one of India’s most social…
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Video shows a young cop being thrashed by four men for drinking on duty

VANCOUVER DESI A video clip showing a cop being beaten up for drinking on duty in India is going viral, according to newswire Press Trust of…
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Vancouver is one of the world’s most livable cities — but it’s also ‘mind-numbingly boring': The Economist

NATIONAL POST STAFF Vancouver is among the world’s most “mind-numbingly boring” cities, The Economist has declared. Check out photos of the World’s most livable cities 2015…
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Alberta securities regulator fines Energy TV producer Neil Chandran $400,000

DAN HEALING POSTMEDIA NEWS CALGARY — The independent Calgary television producer who put Energy TV on the air says he “deeply regrets” losses suffered by…
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Vancouver non-profit gives a free wedding

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI A local non-profit, by the name of A Wish to Wed is giving a unique gift to a beautiful BC couple.  The…
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Indian chef-recipes

Food blogger’s delicious global recipes influenced in part by her Indian heritage

LAURA BREHAUT POSTMEDIA NEWS Kitchen notebooks are often sauce-splattered and dog-eared. The best contain shortcuts, secrets, and tried-and-true recipes. They are valuable records, illustrating changing…
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Marathon Running for the First Time with World Vision

On May 3rd 2015, I took part in a marathon for the very first time in my life. As a teenager, I enjoy exercise whether…
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NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Everyone is born from a mother. And, even if individuals are separated from their biological mothers after birth, ideally they receive…
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100 year journey

In the 1940s, Kuldeep Singh Bains was instrumental in getting Indo-Canadians the right to vote

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Avtar Bains always knew his father, Kuldeep, was a pillar of the community, but he was reminded just how giant a…
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Ossie Kaur Thandi’s family was just one of seven Indo-Canadian families living in New West in 1934

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Ossie Kaur was 16 years old when she left her childhood home in the Lower Mainland to travel alone to India….
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football-100year journey

B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Ranjit Mattu mentored many football stars

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Even as a child, Ranjit Mattu knew he had game. From his first play on the field of Mount Pleasant Elementary,…
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Dharm Singh Gill changed the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing turbans at work

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Little did Dharm Singh Gill realize that an act of heroism would change the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing their…
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Sky was the limit for B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Karm Mattu

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Karm Singh Mattu was born to fly. As a teen in the 1930s, he ran away from his Vancouver home to…
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Frequent female blood donors often at risk of iron deficiency: study

SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI In her health care job, Jackie Hannaford is well aware of the need for blood donations and willingly rolls up her…
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Consult a doctor even before you plan a baby

IANS New Delhi – For any married woman planning a baby years later, the right time to consult a doctor is now. Given the stress…
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The B.C. Centre for Disease Control is looking for new immigrant women to participate in a health study.

New immigrant women sought for B.C. Centre for Disease Control health study

BURNABY NOW The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has put out a call for Greater Vancouver women from India, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong…
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Do we need to exercise more or eat less?

JILL BARKER MONTREAL GAZETTE A battle is waging in the scientific journals between several prominent health and fitness experts. In one corner are physicians Aseem Malhotra,…
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