Posts Tagged ‘Turkey’

Just Like Ma: The Fam’s Pan Con Pavo

12 Dec, 2015  |  by Linda Dianne
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As Fat Girl Food Squad says goodbye and the new year approaches, my mind has been circling around traditions: making new ones and keeping others alive. While my fellow Latino friends were preparing for their annual Thanksgiving tamalada, a traditional tamale making party, I was left wondering what happened with my family’s traditions? When was the last time I tasted my family’s recipe for tamales? And what traditions does my family hold high? Once my initial panic settled, I realized…

Wanderlust: A Trip to (Northern) Ireland

11 Nov, 2014  |  by Siobhan Ozege

I feel very fortunate to feel so connected to the two very distinct cultures that make up my being. As a child, I spent a lot of time learning about my father’s Turkish/Islamic heritage. The food, the tradition, the spices, etc. We were always surrounded by other Turkish-speaking friends, and often ate Turkish meals at home. Although I haven’t been to Turkey since I was 10 years old, I still feel like I have some innate understanding of what it…

Turnkey Turkey at VICTOR restaurant

10 Oct, 2014  |  by Alex Giamos
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Disclaimer – I’m not going to lie. When I was the only FGFS Toronto babe available to attend a Thanksgiving meal on October 1st I couldn’t believe my luck. I absolutely love Thanksgiving for many reasons, and to indulge in the opportunity to have any meal cooked by a Chef, was honestly like my fat girl dreams coming true; though I was sort of really nervous. Let me assure you this article will make you hungry. My apologies. What do…

Meat on Meat on Meat: the official FGFS Turducken Potluck Experience

1 Jan, 2014  |  by Ama Scriver

For those of you following FGFS, you may have come to realize that we’re all about community. The FGFS HQ is located in Toronto and lots of times, we love to just kick-back and hang together with our writers in the GTA as a big grrl gang. With the holidays coming up, many of us had families we just couldn’t get to or other circumstances that just didn’t have us partaking in the holiday season. For that, we decided to…