This is another such recipe that turned out accidentally. I buy half a kilo of peanuts at one time. Due to the humid Indian weather, they have to be either stored in the fridge or roasted and stored in air tight containers, in order to protect them from fungus and other pests. Coarsely crushed roast
Are you surprised when I ask you to send me your favourite Christmas breakfast for Weekend Breakfast Blogging # 8? It can be as decadent as you like it to be. Whatever is your favourite on the menu this Christmas, is going to be a part of the round up
When Rihanna of Garlic Breath from France wrote to me about her totally Indian Thanksgiving menu , I was so thrilled. Just like how excited we are to hear someone else speak our mother tongue, it is exactly that elation I experience when I see Americans, Europeans and so many others take an avid interest in Indian cuisine. Barbara, Emma and Susan, are some of those wonderful people who aren’t afraid of the variety of Indian spices. On the contrary, go all out and embrace the various colours, flavours and textures of the great Indian food fabric. Food blogs have made it so convenient to get straight into the kitchens of the world and take a page out of their family traditions of food
Along with cluster beans, French beans and Haricot beans, tomatoes, bell peppers and herbs, I wonder what made me pick up a large wedge of red pumpkin as I was shopping for vegetables in our nearby supermarket yesterday. I had blogged about this one for From my rasoi – Pumpkin in September. This red pumpkin was cooked and mashed into a batch of lentils, greens and spices to make a Parsee Dhansak
There are times when I’m already hungry and then I start cooking. Result – a dish comes together in under 10 minutes. Ideally I’d pressure cook / boil the tomatoes, peel them and puree them to be made into a soup. But there is a time lag between the boiling and pureeing because I have to wait for th
I’ve silently been watching entries for WBB # 7 fill and overflow from my mailbox. In fact I didn’t open it for the last few days, just to wait and see how many turn in. 34 plus one of mine ( plus two that I fished from technorati) is a deluge and sorry folks for not writing summaries or intros for these. I decided to spend the time posting pictures instead. As they say, a picture is equal to a 1000 words
Thanks to Kalyn for letting me host the 59th edition of WHB, the herb and veggie tsunami that’s taking over the food blogging world. Entries kept POURING in and it took me till now to just compile it all. And please forgive me if I’ve forgotten to include any of your entries
A simple pasta dish with 3 colours of bell peppers – a one dish dinner!
A delicious egg curry made using freshly ground spices and coconut, this curry plus rice makes an utterly comforting meal!