Wah Gwaan Jerkfest Toronto has been tagged Canada’s premier and biggest Jerk food family festival with over 60,000 visitors over the course of three days. It is organised by Caribbean Promotions arts and culture Inc. with Grace Foods as the title sponsor of the festival, so it’s called Grace jerkfest.
YA! Taste of The Danforth is a big street party celebrating Greek food and culture, it also celebrates Canada’s multiculturalism. You actually get to feel Greek for the day. Organised by Greektown on the Danforth BIA, the 25th edition took place from 10-12 August 2018. I went on the 11th […]
Namaste Taste of India food festival Toronto was about the food and the rich culture and traditions of India. India, the second most populous country in the world has so much diversity in food, language, ethnicity and religion. Indian cuisine especially has a lot of variety and is known for […]
The ubiquitous Jollof rice might safely be called the National dish of Nigeria. It is eaten in every nook and cranny of the country by practically everyone. In fact, if you are looking for a conversation starter with a Nigerian ask them about Jollof rice. There are variations of it, […]
This vegetable rice is a dish I made on the fly. Not wanting to serve my white rice and stew with slaw, I decided to incorporate the slaw in the rice which eliminates
Shawarma spice mix like practically all spice mixes varies from person to person. Usually, there are certain ingredients that are always present. This recipe is loaded with flavour and it is what I mostly use for my Easy Homemade Shawarma (Middle Eastern/ Nigerian). You can use this spice mix in
Pita bread is a flatbread common in the Middle East and Mediterranean regions. It is leavened with yeast and is mostly made with a pocket or sometimes without. It is quite easy to make at home. Pita bread can be used as a wrap, whole or separated into two. It can […]
Homemade Shawarma can taste as good as what you get in restaurants. Shawarma is a preparation of seasoned grilled meat. It originated in the Middle East and has spread around the world. In Nigeria, it is commonly eaten in fast food restaurants in wrap form. It is the ultimate on-the-go […]
Jamaican Grater Cake is not a cake rather it is a candy. Simply made with coconut, sugar and flavouring, very basic ingredients. It is sweet, rich and creamy all at the same time. Very straight forward and simple to make. By the way, it is called Grater cake because the
Jamaican Chicken Soup is a simple and hearty soup with a very rich flavour. It is such an easy soup to make that will have your taste buds singing and your belly full and warm. There is a complete meal in each bowl of soup. Practically every cuisine has a chicken soup, […]
When you hear “Party” what comes to mind? Food, good music, food, dancing, fun people, games, food… Pedestrian Sunday in Kensington Market, Toronto was a street party and had all that in abundance and more. I went for the food but was blown away by the ambience of the streets.
In the Middle East, the generous spirit of hospitality is a very important part of the culture and food plays a paramount role. It is a source of pride to the Middle Eastern to offer food to his guests and be sure they are well fed. So to the guest: […]