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Veggie Loaded Pesto Ramen Bowl

   New Food Recipes   April 17, 2019  No Comments

Much like a well-made sauce or vinaigrette, a pesto can elevate even the simplest dish to a new level. In her new cookbook Pesto: The Modern Mother Sauce (May 2019), Leslie Lennox, author and owner of the artisan pesto company, Hope’s Garden Pesto, takes you through the sensory delights of…

Creamy Mattar Paneer Recipe

Since mattar paneer is one of my very favorite Punjabi dishes, I have made several different versions over the years. Some included a fair amount of yogurt for a rich and creamy element, while others were more classic in that the cubes of tender milky paneer cheese were simmered in…

Easter Egg Recipes – Leftovers Series

   New Food Recipes   April 16, 2019  No Comments

For some, it’s all about eggs for Easter this Sunday and I have a basketful of recipes for leftover ovums the kids can’t finish. So read on for using up eggs that are hard boiled, because there is no way youngsters can put away that many. And be sure to set aside a…

Saggubiyyam Payasam Popsicles | Javvarisi Ice | Sago Pops

Quick and super delicious Saggubiyyam Payasam Popsicles or Sago pops to get through the hot summer! Make the best use of your leftover desserts to turn them into Sago Pops! So, I made a simple yet slightly elaborative spread for Tamil New Year lunch yesterday and for the dessert, I…

Jovina cooks Chinese: Szechuan Chicken stir fry

Asian Stir-Fry Dinnerby Jovina Coughlin Szechuan Chicken Stir-Fry Serves 4IngredientsSauce Mixture1 tablespoon dark sesame oil1/2 cup chicken broth2 tablespoons soy sauce1 tablespoon rice vinegar1 tablespoon chile paste (such as sambal oelek)1 tablespoon honey2 teaspoons cornstarchStir-Fry2 tablespoons peanut oil2 cooked (poached) chicken breasts, shreddedHalf of a large red bell pepper, cut…

Cleaning Eating: Is Your Green Smoothie Full of Pesticides?

   New Food Recipes   April 13, 2019  No Comments

Are you eating as cleanly as you can? Did you know those non-organic strawberries you toss in your morning smoothie are loaded with pesticides? And spinach, too. Each year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting our health and the environment, publishes a guide of…

Kulukki Sarbath | Sweet and Spicy Shaken Lemonade

Refreshing summer drink – sweet and spicy shaken lemonade Kulukki Sarbath, a specialty from Kerala with step-wise picture recipe! After a really busy work week, I am back with a simple yet really refreshing summer cool drink – Kulukki Sarbath. This is a sweet and spicy lemonade that is shaken…

Quick and Easy Peanut Butter Cookies {Gluten-Free and Egg-Free}

This recipe is a small adaptation of one of my favorite peanut butter cookie recipes, one that happens to be flourless and egg-free and contains only four ingredients. I’ve made the original countless times, and although this adaptation is new, I’ve made it several times already too. No need for…

A throw-together chicken salad

Faced with hunger, laziness at the end of a long workday, and the start of warm-weather don’t want anything heavy to eat feeling, I was foraging in the refrigerator. I discovered that I had just enough of the dark chicken meat that I had cooked in the Instant Pot to…

Homemade Jigarthanda | Madurai Special Jil Jil Jigarthanda

Summer special Homemade Jigarthanda recipe with detailed step-wise pictures. No added colors, no preservatives – easy Madurai special Jil Jil Jigarthanda recipe! We are still waiting for good mangoes in our part of the world, although it has been scorching hot the last few weeks. Of course, we have been…