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Roasted Brussels sprouts with honey and almonds (gluten-free)

It has only in the past few weeks that I discovered the wonder that is roasted Brussels sprouts. Previously I either steamed or boiled these vegetables, which was a big mistake! 228 more words


Lauki-chana dal

PD loves having dal-roti and this lauki-chana dal especially is one of his favorites. I often make this dal for dinner and serve it with hot-crisp rotis. 256 more words


Celeriac Fritters with harissa-yoghurt dip

Hi all!

How are you? The weather here is great, so I haven’t been spending that much time in the kitchen here! Sitting in my living room, I am bathing in the sun right now, thinking up a new recipe for this week. 532 more words


Impossible Chili Potstickers

Potstickers from scratch require manipulation.   For me, intricate food preparation is like running with scissors- it’s stupid, dangerous, and something always goes disfiguringly wrong.   My desire for a chili side dish to enhance our… 336 more words


Kala chana ghugni

Ghugni is quite a famous and special dish in eastern india. My grand mom used to make amazing ghugni. PD also loves ghugni a lot. Ghugni is made with Kala chana which is also known as bengal gram. 279 more words

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Dry mushroom masala

My grand mom was a Bengali. My hometown is in west Bengal. I have grown up eating fish and phuchka :-D No doubt, I miss having homemade fish and chicken more than anything else. 426 more words


Baked Plantains a la Schmaltz

I recently read Michael Ruhlman’s book “Schmaltz” and was inspired to make some Schmaltz and gribenes myself.

For those who don’t know what that is, schmaltz is chicken fat, made from rendering chicken skin. 299 more words