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Five Sharbats for Crown Arts and Sciences

   New Food Recipes   July 8, 2019  No Comments

Back in March, I competed in the Crown’s Arts and Sciences Championship, and with the assistance of my dazzling outfit managed to charm the judges into giving me one of the two winning spots!  I’m honored to have won: the competition was very strong. I’ve been a little remiss in updating the…

Beets, more beets, and vegetable confit

Yes I love beets, and I think they are underappreciated, so I’m always looking for more things to do with beets. From Cook’s Illustrated the article on “Turn the Beet Around” has some suggestions: Charred beet salad among some others. If you search Kitchn for beets you get lots of recipes….

Idiyappam | Nool Puttu | Rice String Hoppers

Light and refreshing breakfast recipe – Idiyappam or Nool Puttu recipe with detailed step-wise pictures. A simple recipe to make South Indian rice flour string hoppers – Idiyappam. Jump to Recipe Idiyappam is a delicacy from Tamilnadu that’s usually served as breakfast. It is made from rice flour, steam-cooked making…

Vellai Kurma | Hotel Style Vellai Kurma

Lip-smacking delicious and gorgeous side dish Vellai Kurma recipe with detailed recipe with step-wise pictures. Hotel style Vellai Kurma or White Kurma, perfect side dish for dosa, idiyappam or chapati. Jump to Recipe Can you guess what could be the best side dish for dosa, in my opinion? Its not…

Mixed Vegetables in a Spicy Tomato Ethiopian Kulet Sauce

Much like Indian cooking, the preparation of Ethiopian lentil and vegetable dishes depends on a blend of both hot and aromatic spices. And like Indian food, the dishes are best served in serving bowls where communal diners can each enjoy a helping of everything that is served. And just as…

Crispy Garlic Roasted Broccoli | Low Calorie Broccoli Roast

Simple, low calorie snack recipe – Crispy Garlic Roasted Broccoli with step-wise picture recipe. Garlic flavored oven roasted broccoli florets. Jump to Recipe How many of you are Broccoli fans?! I am a huge fan. But that said, I know this vegetable gets a lot of unnecessary hate, but it…

Lemony Mixed Dal

One can never have enough quick and easy Indian dal dishes to turn to when there is little time to fuss in the kitchen. Apart from being highly nourishing, loaded with easily digestible protein, sometimes a simple and warming soupy dal curry is just what I crave, especially after heavier…

Nei Appam | Easy Sweet Paniyaram

Nei Appam or Sweet Paniyaram is a delicious festive recipe that is very easy to make. Step-wise picture recipe to make easy nei appam. Jump to Recipe Here is a recipe for simple festive recipe – Nei Appam. This is the sweet version of the usual kara paniyaram. I usually…

A pork rillettes addendum

I got just a little hasty clicking buttons while saving and trying to schedule that post on rillettes, so here is a final report: final seasoning, after the “sizzle” This didn’t require much “hands in” work at all. The meat was so tender that it shredded as I was mixing…

Pork rillettes

from David Libovitz website Summer weather is here. Hot, humid weather is here; that means that I’m terribly picky about what I eat. I don’t want hot food but I want more to eat than salads and cottage cheese, or even bean and/or pasta salads. As I’m sure you know…