BDF Recipes Newsletter

Hollywood's New-Found Love

Recently, Good Will Hunting star, Matt Damon, picked chicken tikka and stuffed naan in an interview where he was asked about his favourite food. He went on to say, I have been to India twice and each time I tried some different local cuisine. I loved all of them. And Matt is not alone. There is a bandwagon of Hollywood stars who love Desi food. Here are a few of them.


In one of the pre-BAFTA parties, the couple was seen heading straight to the Indian food counters. In an interview to the Times of India, Pitt talked about his love for Indian food, especially, chicken tikka masala, dal and naan. "Angie and I do visit Indian restaurants in the US whenever we get time. Even our kids are fond of Indian food," he said.

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Butter Chicken
Food of the Week
Noodle Samosa

If you ask a Desi about her favourite snacks or starters, it's mostly a samosa. Here we present an interesting recipe for samosa - a first to have an Indo-Chinese mash-up. Yes, a samosa with noodles in it, serves well as an appetizer or snack. Divide the dough equally to fill cooked noodles in the cone. Serve it hot with tamarind or green chutney. This recipe takes the cake!

Black Ox Bistro

Restaurant in Spotlight

With a reputation for being Toronto's premium halal steakhouse, Black Ox Bistro offers modern American cuisine with a savoury twist along with a great ambiance and customer service. It is the destination for special events and casual night outs. Most of the food is made in-house from fresh ingredients, including popular cocktails and desserts. Black Ox Bistro works with a local Ontario farm to bring you the highest quality steaks. Its steaks, vegetarian and gluten-free options puts it at the pinnacle of Toronto's fine dining restaurants.

Almonds - the king of nuts

Have you had your handful of almonds today?

Almonds are highly nutritious and full of vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber. Just a handful of almonds, 1 ounce approx., contains one-eighth of our daily protein needs. Modern research backs up century old health benefits of almonds and there are good reasons for us to have almonds daily.

Try our almond shake recipe as a healthy drink!

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