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Scarborough strip mall spot offers crash course in Filipino food

A number of years ago, a high school friend and I were having a conversation about food from the Philippines.<p>Our Scarborough high school had a large …

Fish

The 20 best reasons to brunch in Toronto right now

If you’re going to line up for a mid-morning meal, make it one of these

Breakfast

The Best Make-Ahead Vegetarian Dinner You'll See This Week

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F.<p>Place the sweet potato, 2 tablespoons of water, and garlic in a small saucepan with a …

Cauliflower

CRISPY SESAME GINGER TOFU WITH SOBA NOODLES

Cook Soba Noodles as per package instruction. Run under cold water and keep aside.<p>Prepare tofu by following instructions mentioned above.<p>In a bowl …

Tofu

Omar Allibhoy’s recipe for cauliflower with garlic, vinegar and capers

This cauliflower dish is one I often cook at home: it is simple, light, fresh and full of flavour – the Spanish version of a Chinese stir-fry. My cooking is inspired by growing up in Spain; I learned how to make this dish at my aunt’s house in Madrid. I’m looking at putting it on the spring menu in …

Spices

Vietnamese Chicken and Rice Vermicelli Salad Recipe

I have been making Vietnamese Chicken and Rice Vermicelli Salad lately because <i>bun</i> is one of my favorite Vietnamese dishes. <i>Bun</i> is a Vietnamese entree …

Grilling

The Authentic Italian Way to Make Alfredo Pasta Is the Opposite of What You Think

When you think of alfredo pasta, you might think of using heavy cream, milk, flour, and cheese. And you'd be doing it wrong. Allow me to introduce …

Italian Food

5 Vegan Soup Recipes So Good Staunch Carnivores Will Lick Their Bowls Clean

Although the calendar says it's officially spring, the weather certainly indicates otherwise. Our colleagues on the East Coast are enduring a …

Vegan

20 Minute Peanut Noodle Soup with Lime Mango.

January Mondays call for my favorite 20 Minute Peanut Noodle Soup with Lime Mango. And I’m back with more colorful bowls of (cozy, healthy) food. To …

Food

How to Upgrade Your Mindset and Defeat Your Biggest Obstacle as an Entrepreneur

What got you to here won't get you to "there."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if your mindset was your biggest limitation and obstacle as an entrepreneur?<p>News flash ... it is!<p>People get sucked into the idea that tactics and strategy are what help you grow, that if …

Self-improvement

8 Exercises to Beat Back Pain

Did you know that aside from coughs and respiratory infections, back pain is the most common reason for seeing a doctor in the United States? More …

Hearts Get 'Younger,' Even At Middle Age, With Exercise

Eventually it happens to everyone. As we age, even if we're healthy, the heart becomes less flexible, more stiff and just isn't as efficient in processing oxygen as it used to be. In most people the first signs show up in the 50s or early 60s. And among people who don't exercise, the underlying …

High Blood Pressure

Yotam Ottolenghi’s noodle recipes

I’m often asked what my guilty food pleasure is, and my reply is usually: “I don’t mix guilt with pleasure.”But if pressed, I’ll come up with another answer: “Pot Noodles.” I know several chefs who are more than happy to pour boiling water into a plastic cup for their dinner, especially after many …

Soysauce

The Greenest Veggie Burger Starts with This Freezer Staple

Sometime in the 1930s, somewhere in the United States, the word <i>hamburger</i> lost its first syllable. By definition, a hamburger is a ground beef patty sandwich, but a <i>burger</i> can be anything it wants. Maybe it’s made out of seafood, say salmon or shrimp. Maybe it’s bean-based or fluffed up with grains. …

Cooking

What Airbnb Did to New York City

Airbnb’s effects on the city’s housing market have been dramatic, a report suggests. And other cities could soon see the same pattern.<p>There are two kinds of horror stories about Airbnb. When the home-sharing platform first appeared, the initial cautionary tales tended to emphasize extreme guest …

Housing

Asian Rice Noodle Soup with Bok Choy and Thai Nam Prik

Instructions<p>Add all of the stock ingredients into a soup pot and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and let the stock simmer for 5 to 10 …

The Real Reason You Have Knee Pain

The U.S. has more than 700,000 total knee replacement surgeries every year, and that number is growing precipitously. We are getting to the point in …

20 of Toronto’s best dumplings

Our favourite soup-filled, pan-fried, perfectly pinched pouches

Food & Dining

A Spicy Peanut "Mother Sauce" From Harlem, Headed to Your Back Pocket

<i>The following piece is excerpted and lightly edited from the cookbook</i> From Harlem to Heaven <i>by JJ Johnson and Alexander Smalls, released on February 6, 2018 (Flatiron Books). We are running JJ Johnson's essay, which discusses the Afro-Asian cuisine he and Smalls pioneered at Harlem's The Cecil and</i> …

27 Japanese Recipes You Can Make At Home

<i>27 iconic and easy to make Japanese Recipes. Whether you’re a pro or just starting out in the kitchen, there’s something for you here!</i> 27 Japanese …

Japanese Food

Exploring the Sweet Subtleties of Vinegar

When Edward Lee was growing up in Brooklyn, his grandmother fermented traditional Korean foods at home to stock the pantry, making her own gochujang and doenjang, along with several kinds of kimchi and rice vinegars.<p>Mr. Lee now makes his own vinegars at 610 Magnolia, his restaurant in Louisville, …

Food Preservation

This Colorful Salad Is Inspired by Pad Thai

Anna Jones' Raw Thai Citrus Crunch Salad<p>Serves 4<p><i>For the salad:</i> <br>1 medium zucchini <br>3 medium carrots, peeled <br>1/2 head white or napa cabbage <br>1 medium red …

Spices

Where to Start With Ursula K. Le Guin

Given her incredible skill at narrative economy, Ursula K. Le Guin could probably do a much better job of summing up her own achievements as a writer …

Books

Six of the best winter soups

<b><br>Borscht (main picture)</b><p>Although borscht is most commonly associated with Russian or Ukrainian cuisine, it has been adopted into Georgian culture. Borscht often features cabbage, but here it’s replaced by apple and fennel, which instead add a delicious sweetness to the mellow beetroot.<p><b>Prep</b> 15 min<b><br>Cook</b> …

Onions

Bondi Harvest's beetroot lentil burger recipe

Hearty and packed with protein, this vegetarian beetroot and lentil burger is a healthy wholefood feast all wrapped up in a bun for easy two-handed eating. Even the vegetarian sceptics will be coming back for more of this little beauty.<p><b>Beetroot burger</b><p><i>serves 6</i><p>2 tsp olive oil<br>1 onion, finely chopped<br>2 …

Harper Collins

Bake This Bread Today

You should try this recipe from Jim Lahey, the founder of New York’s acclaimed Sullivan Street Bakery, as soon as possible.<p>I used to love to bake …

Baking

Where (and what) you should be eating in the PATH right now

Because it's too damn cold to go outside

Toronto

Soy Sauce Chicken Noodle

Looking for tasty yet easy to cook recipes in this brand new year? Here’s our Soy Sauce Chicken recipe that promises a juicy, tender and succulent …

Soysauce

Tip: Fix Your Hips, Fix Your Back Pain

Take this test to check your mobility, then learn how to fix it if there's a problem.<p>The 90/90 Test<p>This test can be used to check for imbalances, …

Hips

Aromatic, soul-warming Vietnamese crab soup at Scarborough joint packs a punch

There's nothing like a hot bowl of Vietnamese noodle soup to warm your senses and soul during the winter months.<p>I was introduced to it in high …

Vietnam