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DROP-IN DINNER: Zimbabwean Pies by Evis Chirowamhangu

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Evis Chirowamhangu crafts delicious Zimbabwean-style hand pies with locally sourced ingredients. Her company, Mnandi Pies, has been featured on CBC’s Here and Now, CBC Metro Morning, The Pay Chen Show, Toronto Star, Now Magazine and BlogTO. Evis is on a mission to feed Canadians unique and authentic foods inspired by the Southern African Cuisine of her childhood.

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Roasted Vegetable & Garlic Soup $5
with white kidney beans

Zimbabwean-style Pies $10 for 1 – 2 for $16
with a side green salad
Steak & Onion – Ontario Steak and sauteed onions in delicious gooey gravy
Chicken & Mushroom – Farm raised chicken, onions and cremini mushrooms white gravy seasoned with chicken spices from Zimbabwe
Beef & Kale – A popular dish in Zimbabwe, stewed beef mixed with kale, cooked in a flavorful tomato gravy
Carrot & Kale – A Canadian twist to a popular vegetable dish in Zimbabwe, carrots and kale cooked in a mixture of fresh tomatoes and onions (v)
Chakalaka – A very popular South African relish of  Bell Peppers, tomatoes, onions, carrots & beans in a curry sauce (v)

Cherry Cheesecake $5
Graham cracker crust & cherry topping

Prix Fixe Menu $25
Soup + 2 Pies + Cheesecake

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Evis Chirowamhangu is the owner and food experimentalist at Mnandi Pies, a company that produces Zimbabwean Style Pies in Toronto.  Born and raised in Nyanga, Zimbabwe, Evis moved to Toronto in 2005 where she immediately recognized the lack of anything that looked like a Zimbabwean Pie on the Toronto Market. Through a series of food experiments, she finally nailed the perfect “Zimbabwean Pie”.

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Every Thursday The Depanneur is an ‘open mic’ night for culinary talent in TO, where we invite guest cooks, amateur or professional, to come and make their favourite dishes.

Learn more about our Drop-In Dinners

 

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