Food

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...)

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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...)

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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...)

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‘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...)

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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...)

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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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weight-loss

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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Identical twins’ mark sheets almost as identical and the story of a courageous young achiever

HINDUSTAN TIMES AND VANCOUVER DESI They are identical twins and, interestingly, even their mark sheets look almost the same. Ranchi twins Aporupa and Anorupa Chattopadhyay …
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U.S. lawsuit puts generic drug imports from India under scanner

IANS Washington – A U.S. class action lawsuit accusing India’s Ranbaxy of large-scale deception on its generic drug applications puts a question mark on drug…
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100 year journey

Apart from the overwhelming cold, Sucha Singh Bagri has fond memories of his first few days in B.C.

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Sucha Singh Bagri arrived in Canada with his father Harnam Singh Bagri on Feb 2, 1935, on the Empress of Russia,…
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Blogs

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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CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS BLOG: Finding the Mother Within

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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Sexual abuse allegations against Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar

Two lawsuits have been filed against the famous Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar in British Columbia, Canada. Two former students and employees of Shiamak Davar allege…
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Pioneers

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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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100 year journey

Harchet Hari made his way to Vancouver and then Calgary with his grandparents in 1932

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Harchet Hari His mother and father had already successfully settled into a new life in Calgary from their previous one in…
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B.C.’s South Asian pioneers kept aside their differences to gain the right to vote

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI “The government took our vote away in 1907. We got the Dominion vote in 1946 but you couldn’t vote in the…
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Health Check

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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weight-loss

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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The strength of your grip may be a more accurate predictor of your risk of a heart attack or stroke than the standard blood pressure test.
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Why a weak handshake is bad news for your heart

LAURA DONNELLY THE DAILY TELEGRAPH The strength of your handshake could indicate the chance of a futureheart attack, a major study suggests. Researchers found that…
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U.S. lawsuit puts generic drug imports from India under scanner

IANS Washington – A U.S. class action lawsuit accusing India’s Ranbaxy of large-scale deception on its generic drug applications puts a question mark on drug…
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