Creamy spaghetti squash pasta

In honour of World Pasta Day, I'm combining two of my favourite things: autumn flavours and loads of noodles. Early fall marks the season of the beautiful lemon-hued spaghetti squash. But the past weekend in Toronto it was glorious patio weather again, making my sunny kitchen feel like an oven. Instead of squash soup, I … Continue reading Creamy spaghetti squash pasta

Asian noodle bowl

Spicy sesame black rice noodles with kimchi and cabbage

You'll never go back to white rice. It's the start of the lunar new year (#YearoftheRooster!), so today I'm wishing everyone good health and happy eating with this purple-powered Asian noodle bowl. Black rice noodles become a deep shade of purple when they're cooked. In Chinese cuisine it's known as "forbidden rice" because it was meant … Continue reading Spicy sesame black rice noodles with kimchi and cabbage

green Thai curry and spring rolls

Infographic: curry coconut soup

If you've been reading this blog, you might have guessed I have a mild obsession with curry. And soup. Today's post is an exciting union of the two, especially as I write this in the midst of a Canadian winter. Thai curry in particular—whether green or red—always transports me back to a dreamy tropical island. If … Continue reading Infographic: curry coconut soup

lifting curry noodles

Curry beyond borders

A lazy vegan’s pantry is always stocked with curry powder and curry paste. And while you’re at it, you should also have coconut milk, turmeric and cayenne pepper on hand. That's because curry is a fun and easy way to fire up veggies, lentils, soups, noodles and rice. As spicy, savory and sweet mingle in … Continue reading Curry beyond borders