Vibrant Veggie!

What a flavour sensation tonight for dinner…

There are two main grocery stores in Harpenden, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose. Waitrose seems to have more gourmet type foods and I love the simple modern packaging of their name brand products. Sainsbury’s has everything you’d need as well but doesn’t seem as shi shi. What I really love is going to each store and finding their new magazine for the month. They are good magazines, I think Loblaws should consider one!…

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I like reading these every month because I feel I learn a little bit more about English culture and cooking with every issue. The Waitrose magazine is more about the fancy food and wine and Sainsbury’s has a little bit of everything, e.g. fashion, everyday recipes, advice columns etc. I think I prefer the Sainsbury’s magazine better but still get both.

Each month I like to try a few recipes out of each. There are always veggie recipes to be had. John got home from Copenhagen tonight so I decided on 2 Indian recipes from Sainsbury’s in the Anjum Anand feature. She has a new veggie Indian cookbook coming out in September which I’m excited to get. I made the “Grilled paneer and mango salad with ginger dressing” and her “Griddled courgettes with chickpea salsa” (courgettes are zucchini’s for us Canadians)…

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We both loved the fresh and vibrant flavour of these dishes. Perfect for a UK and Canadian summer feast!

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