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Are You Vegan? Please Read this

June 24, 2018 by admin in Blog

I have been a Vgetarian but NOT a Vegan. I grew up in a home on a farm and we always had people tell us( who came to Milk the Cows) that you must Milk the Cows or they will die. In recent years I have been learning more about Vegan food and why people […]

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What is Tadka? Baghar or Tempering?

March 19, 2013 by Mimi in Blog

This process is used, to add Flavor to food. Almost all over India in all regions this process takes place to enhance the flavor of Vegetables, Daals, Chutneys, Raita and other dishes. It is important to know about it ahead of time as it takes heating of oil and adding whole spices-sometimes Green Chilies, Curry […]

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What are Papodams?

March 13, 2013 by Mimi in Blog

If you have eaten at an Indian Restaurant, you may have had crispi spicy thin cracker like snack -Papodams ( also known as Papad in India)as an apitizer. Papodams are among the popular snacks in Indian Cuissine-some are spicy and some not spicy. The process for making Papodams is very time cconsuming and  difficult. Generally […]

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Why Do We Use Oil in Cooking?

February 11, 2013 by Mimi in Blog

Have you ever wondered why we use OIL in cooking? There are so many kinds of oils in the market and one can get easily confused as to which oil to use. First of all the oil is used for many reasons in cooking and eating. Here are the befits of using Oil 1. It […]

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Parsley and Cilantro-Indian Parsley

January 27, 2013 by Mimi in Blog

  Parsley   Cilantro – Mexican Parsley   Two types of Parsley and Cilantro Italian parsley   I thought it would be  a great idea  to take photos of each Parsley. All these three are parsley but they feel and look different, Each one has a different Aroma, flavor and taste. Parsley is generally used […]

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Each Recipe is passionately created in my own kitchen with my own ideas and ingredients, Some recipes are adopted, some are from friends and Family. I have added some packaged items for convenience. These recipes are simple, colorful, palatable, and ideal for today's busy lifestyle. All the recipes are Vegetarian and some are Vegan. Some recipes are Indian, some are of mixed culture and some dishes are fusion. Hope you enjoy them.