Diwali Canada

How To Celebrate Diwali

CBC | Posted 12.23.2014 | Canada Living

Diwali is a five day festival of light celebrated by Sikhs, Hindus and Jains around the world. It’s one of the most colourful and significant fest...

Diwali's Delicious Sweets Capture the Essence of India

Samira Nanda | Posted 12.23.2014 | Canada Living
Samira Nanda

In India, the ancient festival of Diwali, also known as The Festival of Lights, is undoubtedly its biggest and most important festival. With the desire to teach my young children my own Diwali traditions, we take a trek to our local Little India. Since sweets form such a central part of the celebrations, we spend a lot of time choosing them carefully.

What To Eat For Diwali, Including Chutney, Palak And Baked Cauliflower

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Living

"Spice Goddess" Bal Arneson was invited by Dairy Farmers of Canada to create recipes for Diwali, the Festival of Lights, featuring a blend of spices a...

'Spice Goddess' Host Bal Arneson On Celebrating Diwali

CP | Lois Abraham, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Ever since she was a little girl in India, "Spice Goddess" host Bal Arneson has loved celebrating the Festival of Lights, spending time with...

Happy Diwali! How Many Calories Are In This Indian Sweet?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada Living

Chances are, your first experience with an Indian dessert was tasting a lot of deep-fried flour and sugar. November 13 is Diwali, the Hindu festiva...

Celebrating Diwali With Events And Recipes

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 12.26.2011 | Canada Living

You may have noticed some of your South Asian friends lighting small tealights or cooking up traditional Indian sweets over the past few days. That's ...