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Chana Masala

One of the discussion groups I participate in on Facebook currently revolves around the topic of food resolutions for 2014. One person has said she would like to try a […]
Chana Masala

Indian Snapshot

Pineapple curry, over lemon and almond rice, with spiced lime pickle You can view the recipe for the curry here and the lemon rice here. The pickle is store-bought, from […]
Indian Snapshot

Saturday Snapshot

Spiced rock shrimp with heirloom tomatoes This was just something I whipped up on the spur of the moment for tonight’s dinner. There isn’t a recipe for this, since I […]

Saturday Snapshot

Sorry for the drop-off in posting, as I haven’t been feeling well lately. Hopefully this pic will make up for some lost time. This was shot a couple of weekends […]

Vegan Snapshot

Green bean and kale bihari masala, basmati brown rice Adapted from this Diner’s Journal entry at The New York Times. I make this quite often in the summer and autumn. […]

Hurricane Snapshot

Here’s something to cheer y’all up while we wait out Hurricane Irene: Aloo gobi with mint-cilantro raita over steamed jasmine rice Click here to view a large-size version of this […]

Monday Snapshot

Sometimes meatless is the way to go. Indian vegetable plate Top — Red-bliss potatoes, fried in clarified butter with black mustard seeds, cumin and dried curry leaves Bottom — Dry-fried […]

Monday Snapshot

Poached farm egg over pan-fried potatoes, tomatoes and spinach with Indian spices Click here for a high-resolution version of this picture.

Fish Dinner

If you’ve never had slow-roasted tomatoes, you’ve been missing out. It’s one of summer’s greatest pleasures, alongside homemade ice cream, hamburgers on the grill or ice-cold watermelon. It is, understandably, […]