The Paisley Notebook

Pot of Khichdi
Posted by | April 16, 2022
Recipe: How To Khichdi

Recipe: How To Khichdi Khichdi is a light, subtly spiced lentil and rice porridge-like dish commonly found in South Asian households. Packed with nutrients, it's pretty much the definition of...

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Aman Dosanj Reading
Posted by | December 27, 2021
Delicious AF Books

The Delicious AF Book Club For the past year, Jennifer Cockrall and I dream up a welcoming and inclusive food-themed book club that virtually met monthly to read writers who...

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Posted by | June 14, 2021
Recipe: BC Spot Prawn with Coconut Lime Scone by Chase Reid

Recipe: Poached Spot Prawns and Eggs over Coconut Lime Scones By Chase Reid  Oh, Chase. We go way back to SOURCED #1 in 2017 - there he is, just 8-years-old....

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Rigour & Whimsy
Posted by | May 9, 2021
Meet the 5 Cool Kids of Drinks with Art in their OKGN DNA

Touch the art, guilt-free. If you’re missing all things art (like me), stick these Okanagan-based small-lot drinks producers on your radar: Ursa Major Winery x Anoushka Mirchandani Rajen Toor (RT)...

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Sabzi Polo
Posted by | March 12, 2021
Recipe: Sabzi Polo by Bardia Ilbeiggi

Recipe: Sabzi Polo (Herbed Rice) for Norouz/Nowruz By Bardia Ilbeiggi  Oh, to travel. We might not be able to physically go anywhere right now, we can still scratch that wanderlust...

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Posted by | January 8, 2021
Recipe: Nam Khao by Kim Vy

Nam Khao (Lao Crispy Rice) by Kim Vy During the lockdown of 2020, I set up deep conversations with good humans from all backgrounds over IG Live. The first one...

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Posted by | December 16, 2020
Dear Santa, hook these foodie kids up

Dear Santa... Umm, this list is not curated by me. Instead, I enlisted the help of the brightest, most brilliant minds I know for a special pandemic edition mission inspired...

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Posted by | December 6, 2020
5 Other Ways To Help Small Businesses

5 Other Ways To Help Small Businesses 1. Pay by e-transfer, cash (if they're accepting it) or debit if possible My Square processing fees are roughly 3.26% per credit card...

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Posted by | November 29, 2020
Non-edible gift ideas for food-types

Non-edible gift ideas for food-types in Canada (because we can’t eat everything) Just in case you missed the memo, Christmas in November is now a thing. The pandemic has been...

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Posted by | August 24, 2020
A Guide To How Locals #ExploreKelowna

A Guide To How Locals #ExploreKelowna I’ve been supporting local for as long as I’ve lived in Canada, which is 12 years. With a deeper connection to the land, it...

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