dining out around Toronto, January 2019

Decided to keep track of where I’ve been dining or grocery shopping this month. On Sunday, Jan 5th, lunch with Edythe and Alex at Royal Myanmar Jan 11, dinner at Byblos North with Rita, including eggplant manti, a mushroom rice dish and way too much salt. On Sunday, Jan 13th, brunch at White Lily Diner … Continue reading

Ottolenghi & Tamimi’s Lamb Shawarma

I used the Lamb Shawarma recipe ( p 211 Cdn edition) on my 1.7 lb rack of local lamb last night. Amazing. Here’s are the ingredients called for in the recipe: 2 tsp black peppercorns 5 whole cloves 1/2 tsp cardamom pods 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds 1 tsp fennel seeds 1 tbsp cumin seeds 1 star … Continue reading

Ottolenghi & Tamimi’s Mejadra

I used 2 onions instead of 4, and long grain white rice instead of basmati. I increased the amount of water to 2 cups. Time-consuming recipe for a week night, but delicious. Yotam Ottolenghi’s Mejadra recipe in the Guardian