Category Archives: FOOD

FASTING IS GOOD FOR (SOME) MEN

The islamic rules which discriminate against women are well-known and need no further publicity here. My question is then this: how come when it comes to fasting, women whom moslems so fervently believe to be weaker and needier in a

FASTING IS GOOD FOR (SOME) MEN

The islamic rules which discriminate against women are well-known and need no further publicity here. My question is then this: how come when it comes to fasting, women whom moslems so fervently believe to be weaker and needier in a

BEEF, CHICKEN, HERO

9:00 am The deep heavy stoneware crockpot is full of the mushed vegetable detritus of last night’s roast beef supper. The tall glass blender is unwashed. I slip on yellow rubber gloves, and wash the blender, poking the sponge around

BEEF, CHICKEN, HERO

9:00 am The deep heavy stoneware crockpot is full of the mushed vegetable detritus of last night’s roast beef supper. The tall glass blender is unwashed. I slip on yellow rubber gloves, and wash the blender, poking the sponge around

GOD DAMN CHICKEN AND RICE

Everywhere, chicken and rice. All the time, chicken and rice. “What’s for dinner, mommy?” “Chicken and rice” “What’s for lunch? What’s for supper tomorrow?” “chicken and rice. chickenandrice chickenandricechickenandrice…” The whole world is made of chicken and rice. Even when

GOD DAMN CHICKEN AND RICE

Everywhere, chicken and rice. All the time, chicken and rice. “What’s for dinner, mommy?” “Chicken and rice” “What’s for lunch? What’s for supper tomorrow?” “chicken and rice. chickenandrice chickenandricechickenandrice…” The whole world is made of chicken and rice. Even when

MIXED RICE

Never reaching the heights of supremacy of the mighty kebabs, lagging behind the heavenly slow-cooked khureshes (stews) and white rice, are the humble mixed rices; the hard workers, if you will, of the Persian cuisine scene. Although seldom talked about

MIXED RICE

Never reaching the heights of supremacy of the mighty kebabs, lagging behind the heavenly slow-cooked khureshes (stews) and white rice, are the humble mixed rices; the hard workers, if you will, of the Persian cuisine scene. Although seldom talked about

FRAPPE VERT

Straight from the Master Smoothie-makers of Montreal: Pulverize A few ice-cubes; a bunch of spinach; orange juice; half a banana; Possible variations: a spoonful of yogurt (we added strawberry), a sprinkling of seeds on the green foamy froth (we are

FRAPPE VERT

Straight from the Master Smoothie-makers of Montreal: Pulverize A few ice-cubes; a bunch of spinach; orange juice; half a banana; Possible variations: a spoonful of yogurt (we added strawberry), a sprinkling of seeds on the green foamy froth (we are

IDEAL SATURDAY MEALS AS REQUESTED BY AN 8-YEAR OLD BOY

Breakfast: Soft buns with cheesy swirls from the supermarket, warmed up in the microwave, a glass of milk for the Golden Boy, home-made smoothie for the princess and I. Lunch: Pancakes and bacon. Dinner: Macaroni-cheese with “Finger Pasta” (a.k.a penne)

IDEAL SATURDAY MEALS AS REQUESTED BY AN 8-YEAR OLD BOY

Breakfast: Soft buns with cheesy swirls from the supermarket, warmed up in the microwave, a glass of milk for the Golden Boy, home-made smoothie for the princess and I. Lunch: Pancakes and bacon. Dinner: Macaroni-cheese with “Finger Pasta” (a.k.a penne)

LET ME TELL YOU ABOUT MY DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

My first encounter with the delicate Canadian digestive system came many years ago, before I had set foot in Canada. I was in Istanbul, at some international workshop, with a bunch of Canadians. At the first collegial meal, partaken in

LET ME TELL YOU ABOUT MY DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

My first encounter with the delicate Canadian digestive system came many years ago, before I had set foot in Canada. I was in Istanbul, at some international workshop, with a bunch of Canadians. At the first collegial meal, partaken in