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An Indian meal inspired by a film.

My wife and I went to see a film yesterday that I so enjoyed, being into food as I am. It’s called ‘The Lunchbox’ and I won’t say much about it, … 727 more words


I think spring is here. More than the visuals of the pretty flowers blooming, the sun shining with some actual warmth in it etc etc, it would be more accurate to say that I feel it coming. 351 more words


Monkfish with mustard seeds & curry leaves

Recently I made tandoori snapper using a Rick Stein recipe and wanted to try an idea for skewered monkfish inspired by the cooking method.

Pre-blitzing… 315 more words


Garlic Lentils [Garlic Daal]

Garlic Daal

1 cup Masoor daal

2 fresh green hot peppers – slit lengthwise
4 large fresh garlic cloves – crushed
1 medium size fresh tomato – pureed… 230 more words


Panakam and vadapappu / moong dal salad

Happy Sriramanavami !

Panakam is a common drink on this occasion. It’s a refreshing drink to beat the hot weather.  Panakam and the salad are usual items in south indian wedding feast. 244 more words


Homemade Mustard - Condiment Making 101

Mustard. Chicago’s favored hot dog condiment and one which comes in many forms. There’s spicy, sweet, honey, stone ground, Dijon, country-style, Chinese, German, sharp and tangy…I could go on and on. 580 more words


Trying out Google Calendars

Hello everybody,

I am trying out Google calendars, and I am trying to nail down our calendar for next year. So, take a look at the calendar (it is empty until Sept) and let me know how the Google calendar thing works for you, AND feel free to give feedback about the calendar in particular (any events you want added, deleted, changed, etc) nothing is writ in stone here yet, so we can make changes very easily.



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