Oma & Bella : a tasty film screening, April 13th

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Roots & Recipes presents Oma & Bella, a film screening with a twist. Because Oma & Bella centres around food, we will be preparing some recipes from the film (and the accompanying illustrated cookbook)… Continue reading

Mile-End Mimouna Hop 2014: Call-out for hosts!

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Episode 5: Grandma Minnie’s Pickles

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We’re finally featuring our first grandfather on Dishing Up the Past! Though the pickle recipe was brought over from Russia by Minnie Lampcov, her son Harold has been making them for decades with… Continue reading

The Michaels Family Cookbook

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Making a family cookbook is a wonderful way to preserve and share cherished family recipes. They also make great gifts. The plethora of web-based book-printing businesses that now exist – including some that… Continue reading

Thinking about the Philippines…

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The other night, I attended a wonderful fundraising event  for the Red Cross effort towards victims of Typhoon Haiyan (donate here) which featured a delicious meal of Filipino Home-Cooking, On the menu were Lumpia,… Continue reading

Ima’s Falafel (Part 2): The Recipe

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If you haven’t already, read Part 1 here. Like every other Israeli kid, my mother would ruin her appetite for dinner by spending whatever shekels she could collect on a sandwich at “Melech… Continue reading

Episode 4 features some simple and delicious cookies!

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We’re very please to share Episode 4 of ‘Dishing up the Past’ with you. Our first season is almost over – we’ll be releasing the video for Nechama’s Cholent soon to get you… Continue reading

Ima’s Falafel (Part 1)

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As a child, I loved watching my mother prepare the comfort food she grew up eating daily. In our family we ate falafel on Chanukah because it was the epitome of the “oily”… Continue reading

Albondigas are “falafel-ish”

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Now, let’s agree on something, Montreal has some pretty damn good restaurants. Yet, for some reason, every time I have gone out on a Sunday night in search of yummy and delicious food… Continue reading

Mother and Daughter Pierozhi

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I love when famous chefs and cookbook authors celebrate their first teachers – their mothers. I came across this video of Anya Von Bremzen who recently wrote the book ‘Mastering the Art of… Continue reading