Monthly Archives: November 2013

Vancouver Sula Indian Restaurant Cinnamon

Cinnamon is not just for buns…

Often when I think of cinnamon, I think about cinnamon buns, the ones with thick cream cheese icing.  It’s perhaps unfortunate that such a versatile spice is associated with a sweet, sticky and a relatively unhealthy healthy snack (although I must admit it’s one of my faves). In Indian cuisine, cinnamon is used everywhere. As it should be, the spice works well with salty and sweet.  At Sula Indian Restaurant, cinnamon is a staple in several different dishes; it’s also […]

Indian food blog Cumin

Cumin, the smoky spice Sula Indian Restaurant loves + Raita recipe

Read the next sentence then close your eyes for a moment. Imagine you’re seated in a cool, airy space, where soft music is mixed in with distant chatter, laughter and of course, candlelight.  Your meal is served, it might be chicken, lamb or perhaps it’s fish or beef. There might be tomatoes, or eggplant, maybe spinach mixed in with onions, oil and spices, the flavours are likely balanced, familiar but perhaps, this time, there’s something’s missing. The distinct earthy flavour […]

Vancouver Sula Indian Restaurant Turmeric

Facts about turmeric + Sula’s Coconut Chicken Recipe:

Vancouver doesn’t exactly have the climate required to cultivate one of Sula’s Indian Restaurant’s favorite spices, Turmeric. Note: turmeric requires a moist environment that has a temperature above 20°Celsius minimum year round.   What Vancouver does have is a vibrant culinary community who can truly appreciate all of its magic. Turmeric is the type of spice that can make any dish a little bit spicy, or a lot. It will start off with a subtle hint of heat then seconds later […]