The Perfect Danforth Lunch
The Danforth is a place that is as diverse as it is charming—and nowhere is this as evident as in its restaurants. Counting the number of delicious, international cuisine options along our neighbourhood’s bustling streets would require a lot of fingers—and stomach space. And while finding a recipe that would combine all of these cuisines proved impossible, we have managed to test—and approve—a lunch inspired by the Danforth’s Greek, Italian, and Canadian influences. What are you waiting for? Take advantage of the long summer days and head to your local farmer’s market to stock up on these ingredients. Summer Salad with Greek Dressing Greek(ish) SaladPrep Time: 15 minsServes: 6 Ingredients:1…
A first attempt at a traditional yet timeless Greek recipe By: Alexa Keeler Welcome! This corner of On the Danforth Online will document my exploration of authentic Greek cuisine; both restaurant-made and homemade. When most North Americans think Greek food, they think Souvlaki. That is why I’ve decided to conquer this recipe first, as it seemed to be the least daunting. We can’t have Souvlaki without Tzatziki sauce (that would be preposterous!), so I will be making some homemade Tzatziki as well. Greek Chicken Souvlaki Ingredients: 3 lbs. chicken breast ⅓ cup olive oil 2 lemons, juice of 6 tbsp. garlic, crushed or minced 2 tbsp. dried Basil 1 tbsp.…
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