Friends and collaborators Alia Toor and Moira Clark return to The Dep for January’s pop-up showcase.
Keeping with their theme of homestyle comfort food, Alia and Moira will be preparing a warm creamy chicken and vegetarian pot pie for a cold winter’s night.
The pie is full of carrots, leeks, peas, poached chicken of course, and spiced with tarragon, lemon rind with the option of whipping cream. Also on offer is a vegetarian pie topped with sweet potato and potato over onions, garlic, carrots, celery, mushrooms, lentils, tomato paste.
Each dish comes with a mixed bitter greens — frisee, arugula and watercress — with pomegranate and pumpkin seeds and a vinaigrette sweetened with honey.
All for 14, veg 10
Quinoa Chocolate Cake — made with eggs, almond milk and coconut oil $4
Moira Clark is a painter and self-taught cook who lives and works in Toronto, and teaches painting in the Art & Art History Program at Sheridan College, a collaborative program between Sheridan and University of Toronto Mississauga. A voracious cookbook reader, she was inspired by the memoirs of MFK Fisher, Elizabeth David and Alice Waters. Moira thinks that eating well is one of the great delights of being alive.
Alia Toor is an artist, educator and cultural worker whose interests lie in the intersection of culture, media and education. A reluctant cook who has realized her hidden talent, she loves to try new recipes and forget the day when she had to learn to make roti (she cried the whole time).
Each month The Depanneur features a different a new chef from T.O.’s indie food scene in our Thursday-night Pop-Up Showcase.