Late lunch at Kadbanu

The light at Kadbanu, an Iranian café and kitchen on Dundas West, is a dream. By the time we finished our meal--lovely, hearty stews with some sharp pickles--I was determined that my own kitchen would need to have white and blue tiles. I really can't get over how bright and fresh the space was. If you're in the … Continue reading Late lunch at Kadbanu



Clafoutis is a casual and simple dessert from Limousin, south central France.  It's a rustic dessert, eggy and dense, made of dark cherries baked in a custard. Despite its less than artful appearance, it's absolutely delicious and so stupendously easy--eggs, flour, milk, sugar, salt, almond extract are combined and the batter then poured over the … Continue reading Clafoutis