Restaurant Review: Horn of Africa

When visiting Ottawa one night we met some friends at an Ethiopian restaurant – Horn of Africa – close to the Byward Market. I didn’t really know what I was getting myself into but it is not typical Western dining. I kind of expected the restaurant to North-America-fy the food by giving us, you know, […]

Curried Lentil Poutine

Lentils are a much-overlooked food that, prior to trying them, I had relegated to the land of hippies and vegans (is there a difference?). Now that I’ve offended a few people let me say that I firmly believe lentils are the perfect food. The astounding percentage of protein in these pulses make them a cheap […]

Recipe: Margherita Pizza

Margherita Pizza (not the drink!) was named after Margherita of Savoy in 1889 and is the Italian word for daisy. The red tomatoes, green basil and white mozzarella represent the colours of the Italian flag! The most important thing to know, though, is it makes a tasty combination! Read full post… For the dough recipe […]