Sitara Hewitt

 




Sitara Hewitt plays Rayyan on the CBC’s comedy series Little Mosque On The Prairie and co-host of The Comedy Network’s You Bet Your Ass.

 




Q: What kitchen aromas bring back fond memories?





A: Pakistani food — the warm spicy aroma of onions, garlic and spices simmering.







Q: Who is your favourite cook?





A: My mother. She can cook anything and make it taste delicious. She keeps it simple. She doesn’t get consumed by the kitchen, she cooks up a healthy, exotic meal, then she gets on with her life.






Q: What is your favourite food to cook?





A: I love to bake using only whole organic ingredients and I take recipes from health food cookbooks. Oatmeal cookies with peanut butter chips, blueberry crumble and chocolate cake are all regular players in my oven.






Q: How did the first meal you ever prepared turn out?





A: Interesting! I made this dish called Curious And Curiouser Casserole. The name says it all. It was an Alice And Wonderland inspired cookbook. The dish was a mix of chili, pasta, gumbo and tofu.






Q: A: What kitchen gadget can you not live without?





A: My toaster oven. It’s great for making cheesy, melty open faced sandwiches.



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