• Recipes

    Hawaiian Chili

    Winter. Cold. Indoors. Fireplaces. Big, wool blankets. Hot, crusty bread. Aromatic spices and sharp, simmering tomatoes. That’s what I think of when I think of chili. So what do you do when you’re feelin’ chili in the middle of July? Have cold chili – sounds weird but it’s actually good – or twist chili into something super summer friendly. That’s what we did with this Hawaiian-inspired chili recipe. As with most of my recipes, this one can be customized. If you have a favourite chili recipe that differs from this in the amounts or kinds of veggies, spices, beans, tomatoes, beef, etc., by all means, work with what you like. …

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    June Favourites

    Walking up to Pow Wow Cafe is grossly underwhelming. The tiny brick building in Kensington Market would stand out to no one without seeking it out. Seating no more than 12 inside, with an additional 20 outside, this small-but-mighty restaurant doesn’t even have a website. Have to pee? You’ll have to take a walk through the kitchen to get to the bathroom. What counts is the food, though, serving up massive portions of Indigenous-inspired grub like fry bread tacos and chilli with cedar or strawberry soda, all ordered off of a wooden plank menu. If you’re in the area, this is a most unique restaurant that you should check out.…