So, I haven’t been to Toronto in a very long time but every time I do I feel like I am discovering the city all over again. There are cool new restaurants and bars popping up all the time. I also love discovering the spots that have been around for years.
I found this incredible new blog called Blog To. http://www.blogto.com/ It is my new obsession. I decided I was in the mood for some roti yesterday. That led me to the best roti in Toronto page. Number 1 was Gandhi Roti.
I trekked downtown with my best friend and waited patiently for out butter chicken roti and spinach paneer roti to be assembled while we got a table and ordered out raita and mango lassi.
These rotis were out of control! And not to mention HUGE! You can share 1 between 2 for lunch and spend $4 bucks each..what a deal! The roti was so soft and fresh, they were rolling them out right behind the counter. I love made to order. We ordered the mild, which was definitely hotter than we expected, but I like it like that.;) There are many vegetarian and meat options.
After our fantastic lunch we needed some sweetness. We headed to Venezia bakery on Ossington, for some delicious Portuguese custard tarts (Pastel de nata). Never had these before. Surprised and moved me. The tart was so flaky, buttery and had a great crunch to it. The custard itself was creamy, light and not too sweet. The custard inside was also a little chilled, which was a nice surprise. It did not feel heavy at all. The women that worked there were so friendly and were more than thrilled to answer any questions. We also ordered the coconut custard tart. The crust was the same as the traditional custard tart and the inside was stuffed with obscene amounts of coconut and creamy, eggy custard. So good!
Pastel de nata: Portuguese custard tart
Coconut custard tart:
Check out the bottom of this tart…it is so flaky! Look at all the layers!
Ladies hard at work:
Eden enjoying life..