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Eric Akis: Fancy fried rice topped with hoisin prawns, broccoli

Eric Akis: Fancy fried rice topped with hoisin prawns, broccoli

Vegetable fried rice is topped with quick-cooking prawns and broccoli glazed with a ginger, garlic and orange flavoured hoisin mixture.
Eric Akis: An Indian dish for those who don't like it hot

Eric Akis: An Indian dish for those who don't like it hot

If you don’t like your Indian food too spicy, make korma.
Victoria tops list of vegan-friendly cities

Victoria tops list of vegan-friendly cities

A recent analysis of the most vegan-friendly cities in Canada put Victoria at the top of its list based on the availability and price of vegan food
Vancouver's Bar Haifa is a 'love letter' to co-owners' Jewish and Palestinian roots

Vancouver's Bar Haifa is a 'love letter' to co-owners' Jewish and Palestinian roots

The restaurateurs had always talked about opening a Middle Eastern restaurant, but they didn't set out thinking their collaboration was "a Palestinian-Israeli thing."
Eric Akis: Taco chili casserole a dish for the whole family

Eric Akis: Taco chili casserole a dish for the whole family

This taco chili casserole is a tasty, hearty casserole where meaty chili is baked with a topping of tortilla chips and a generous amount of cheese.
Eric Akis: Lemon sauce raises tofu to new level

Eric Akis: Lemon sauce raises tofu to new level

Slices of tofu are lightly coated in a batter, fried until golden and drained before being topped with a tangy, Chinese-style lemon sauce.
Eric Akis: Tuscan-style winter soup is silky and creamy

Eric Akis: Tuscan-style winter soup is silky and creamy

This easy-to-prepare and comforting Italian-style bean soup is topped with homemade herb- and garlic-flavoured croutons.
Eric Akis: Asian-style noodle soup ideal winter warmup

Eric Akis: Asian-style noodle soup ideal winter warmup

This meat-free miso ramen features shiitake mushrooms, dried kombu, ginger, garlic and chili sauce
Eric Akis: Prawn consommé a light starter for that fancy New Year's meal

Eric Akis: Prawn consommé a light starter for that fancy New Year's meal

Chef Eric Akis suggests serving this decadent clear soup as a starter on a special occasion, such as New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day dinner.
Eric Akis: Yam, quinoa add nutritious base for hearty turkey soup

Eric Akis: Yam, quinoa add nutritious base for hearty turkey soup

This filling, easy-to-prepare soup is rich with bits of turkey, nutritious quinoa, yams and other vegetables. Any leftover soup you have will freeze well.