Category Archives: Vegetarian

Mango strawberry ricotta brûlée

Mango is a versatile fruit with incredible taste and pleasant aroma. It is a very popular fruit in India holding the ‘National fruit’, title. Its presence for a short while in summer makes it all the more celebrated. When it … Continue reading

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Deep fried Enoki mushroom

Don’t be alarmed. These are not the worm guys from “Men in Black” cooked and served on a plate. They are Enoki mushrooms! Mushrooms! Don’t they look alluring? I am sure I have expressed my love affair with mushrooms on … Continue reading

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Barley curd dish

Curd rice is a very popular dish in Tamil Nadu. My school lunch used to be mainly curd rice as it keeps fresh with a little milk mixed with it while packing in the morning. In the hot weather, milk … Continue reading

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Corn flakes mixture/Savory snack

A little bit of crunch is essential now and then in life to jazz it up! ‘Mixture’ is what we call it is South India and ‘Chevda’ in other parts. This is a popular savory snack to enjoy with a … Continue reading

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Chilli Tofu

Chilli paneer is a popular fusion dish in India served frequently in buffets. There is a combination of Chinese and Indian ingredients involved in this dish.When I dine out I always look for this dish. It is a vegetarian version … Continue reading

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Masala chips/Kenyan masala fries

Kenyan masala chips are french fries with a coating of spicy, tomato sauce. I enjoyed this dish when I lived in Kenya. This is a unique Kenyan dish that I have not come across anywhere else. In Nairobi we lived … Continue reading

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Roasted vegetable Macaroni and cheese

Macaroni and cheese is a North American signature comfort food. It is loved by most people because of its simplicity and its overwhelming cheesy flavour. On tasting it in Canada, I realized that a steaming hot bowl of pasta and … Continue reading

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Kadai paneer/A spicy cottage cheese dish

Kadai Paneer is a dish made in a particular pan called Kadai/Karahi. Kadai is an Indian wok, circular, deep iron pan with handles. It retains heat and that imparts a signature taste to this dish. Cubed Paneer (cottage cheese) is … Continue reading

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Soy meatballs with stir fried vegetables

Salads are the best way to include vegetables in our diet. When vegetables are stir fried with other additions like meatballs and sauces, they make the dish tastier and more nutritious. There are many dishes that include meatballs as a … Continue reading

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Middle Eastern salad/Multi-grain Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh Days are getting warmer and everything is looking brighter. Creatures that were in a death like dormancy have stirred into motion. Birds are busy with mating calls and building nests. The land around is waking up into vibrant greens, … Continue reading

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