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Tara Sorab

Tara Sorab

Contributing Editor - For over 25 years, Tara has travelled to various places around the globe, including numerous countries in Europe and Asia. Some of the most memorable and favourite trips have been to Egypt, Italy, Thailand, Vietnam, and China. Istanbul, Turkey still sits at the very top of Tara’s bucket list, and her heartstrings always tug for anything along the Mediterranean – where she has a special love for Italy’s Amalfi Coast.
Alfajores Argentine cookies

RECIPE: Alfajores

There’s something about freshly baked cookies and the holiday season that just seem to go hand in hand. Aside from the inviting scents coming from the kitchen, it’s a great time to get together with loved ones and create various…

Porkkanalaatikko - Christmas Finnish carrot casserole, Finland

RECIPE: Porkkanalaatikko (Finnish Carrot Casserole)

Although we all love our traditional favourites at this upcoming festive time of year, such as turkey, ham, roast beef, lamb, and other main course meats, it’s fun trying something a bit more international to accompany the main attraction. Porkkanalaatikko…

Stack of delicious pancakes or pikelets with banana and maple syrup

RECIPE: Orange Pikelets

There’s nothing like enjoying the scents and flavours of oranges in the fall. Whether stocking your fruit bowl with an abundance of clementines or creating your own natural home freshener with orange peel, cloves, and cinnamon sticks, there’s a certain…

Huni Roshi - Maldives Flat Bread

RECIPE: Huni Roshi (Maldivian Flat Bread)

If you are on a Maldives vacation, you will, no doubt, find Huni Roshi served at the table for practically every meal. Huni Roshi is a flat bread, or chapati, made of grated coconut. Coconuts are a main ingredient used…

Thai Mango Salad, Enjoy Thai Vacation, Visit Thailand

RECIPE: Thai Mango Salad

While a trip to Thailand awakens all your senses, none are more alive than your taste buds. Starting with its aromatic scent filling the air, Thai food is known to have dishes that offer at least 3-5 sensations for your…

Limonada de Coco (Coconut Limeade)

DRINK RECIPE: Limonada de Coco

Beat the heat this summer with Limonada de Coco (Coconut Limeade). This refreshing drink is very popular in Northern Colombia. In fact, it’s the unofficial “welcome” drink when you arrive in Cartagena, and is also found on many menus in…

Anzac Biscuits with Soldier Slouch Hat and Poppy on Dark Vintage Background

RECIPE: ANZAC Biscuits

ANZAC biscuits are traditional cookies that are associated with ANZAC Day, observed in Australia and New Zealand every year on April 25th. Although first established to honour the fallen members of ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps), who fought…

Barbecue Chicken off the Grill (Huli Huli Chicken - Hawaii)

RECIPE: Hawaiian Huli Huli Chicken

With spring finally upon us, no doubt many North Americans are thinking ahead to the warm summer days to come and all the activities on offer. One such activity is barbecuing. Can’t wait till summer? Why not bring out the…

Hamantaschen or Hamantashen Cookies for Jewish Festival of Purim

RECIPE: Hamantashen

Hamantashen are triangular-shaped cookies usually eaten during Purim, the most festive Jewish celebration of the year. Highly celebrated in Israel, Purim commemorates the saving of the Jews during the Persian Empire. Haman, counselor to Persian King Ahasuerus (Xerxes I), ordered…

Tangyuan Balls in Chinese Lantern Festival Setting, China

RECIPE: Red Bean Tangyuan (Rice Balls)

Tangyuan, or tang yuan, is a dessert traditionally enjoyed in China during the Chinese Lantern Festival, which occurs 15 days after the new Lunar New Year, ending Chinese New Year celebrations. Although not a public holiday, people get together in…

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