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Christmas Gift Idea: Chai Spice Kits

Last year I decided to do something different for Christmas gifts, I put together bags full of homemade cookies, chocolates, spiced nuts, chai spice kits and gift cards to some of my favourite restaurants. Figured that a culinary gift pack would be well received amongst my family and friends. So, this year as I scramble around and try to top last year’s gift, I figured I might as well share the chai recipe I used just in case you (as […]

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 […]

Vancouver Breakfast

Breakfast Cravings, try something North Indian Vancouver

To continue on with the whole notion of breakfast goodness, we’d like to point out that North Indian breakfast’s tend to be a bit more hearty (perhaps less healthy in comparison to South Indian breakfasts). The reason, loads of milk, ghee (clarified butter), yoghurt and paneer (cottage cheese) along with nuts, fruits and vegetables are included in almost every dish. A major staple in North Indian dishes is wheat because it’s grown in abundance and it’s a major preference over […]