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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.
Russian Borscht in White Bowl with Dill and Bread Slices

RECIPE: Russian Borscht

Borscht is one of those dishes that has many variations. Originating in the Ukraine, this sour soup is also served in neighbouring Eastern European countries like Russia, Lithuania, Romania, Poland, and Latvia, to name a few. The most common variation…

Indian Pakoras

RECIPE: Pakoras (Indian Fritters)

Every autumn, India becomes a little bit brighter with the celebration of Diwali – a Hindu festival of lights. You will find millions of diyas (oil lamps) lit around doorsteps, windows, and temples. The light symbolizes all that is good…

Traditional Moroccan Amlou

RECIPE: Amlou (Sweet Moroccan Spread)

Found on breakfast tables in Morocco, Amlou is a sweet and delicious spread made of almonds, honey, and argan oil. Endemic to Morocco, the argan tree produces oil-rich kernels which are extracted to produce the oil. By now we’ve all…

Watermelon Tongan 'Otai

DRINK RECIPE: Tongan ‘Otai

Originating in Western Polynesia, ‘otai is a tropical fruit drink, with coconut as its base. There are variations to this drink, depending on which island in the South Pacific it’s being served – whether it be Tonga, Samoa, Fiji, or…

Olive Bread (Cakes Aux Olives)

Olive Bread (Cakes Aux Olives)

Olive Bread, known as Cakes Aux Olives in French, is an appetizer served all around France. This savoury quick bread is one of many different options offered that include vegetables and/or meat in a traditional “cakes” recipe. Get creative with…

Colcannon Irish Mashed Potatoes

RECIPE: Colcannon (Irish Mashed Potatoes)

Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish made of potatoes with kale or cabbage. While there are a few regional variations to the dish, it is usually eaten with ham or bacon. An old Irish tradition is to serve colcannon on…

Oaxacan Stuffing

RECIPE: Oaxacan Stuffing

Add a twist to your regular stuffing this holiday season! This stuffing recipe hails from Oaxaca, Mexico. Its sweet and spicy flavours make it the perfect accompaniment to your turkey (or chicken) dinner! Makes 12-16 servings. Ingredients: 12 oz. whole…

Air New Zealand is Crazy About Men in Black!

Kiwis love their All Blacks national rugby team. So does Air New Zealand, which is why they’ve teamed up with some players and actors to create the latest installment of their Air New Zealand safety video. Created in partnership with…

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