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In the Pantry – In the Fridge -Time saving ideas

September 2, 2012 by Mimi in Blog

Every Cook has his or her own method to keep things ready for easy cooking. I wanted to share some  simple ideas for  cooks who are learning to cook Indian Dishes. Depending on the size of your pantry and the refrigerator, you can stock the items. I keep some items ready such as: 1.Chili – […]

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Figs are in Season

August 20, 2012 by Mimi in Blog

Figs typically peak from July through August and may be later in the North.  Usually the trees produce a crop within a month, so check your local farm to find out when they’ll be in season.  Most trees only produce one crop per season.  In order to produce good local Figs, producers depend on ideal […]

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Cooking Vegetables – tips for easy cooking

July 13, 2012 by Mimi in Blog

Cooking Vegetables –   tips for easy cooking

There are so many varieties of Vegetables available in the market in  many Countries. Here in the USA, specially in California, we find Vegetables from India, Asia and Mexico. Some Vegetables are familiar to us and some seem to be Foreign -since cooking process may be different for many of them, most vegetable recipes have […]

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Ghee ? What is it? How to make it.

June 17, 2012 by Mimi in Blog

                                 I am sure most of our Indian readers would know what is Ghee. Actually Ghee is used in Indian Cuisine for Centuries.  Ayurvedic Medicine seem to claim Ghee as a big promoter to help Immune system. French and english […]

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Coconut in cooking

May 14, 2012 by Mimi in Blog

Coconut: Use of Coconut in Cuisine: Coconut is used for centuries in many Countries. The husk, hard brown shell, the white coconut meat and the Water-the whole coconut is very useful. The dry husk is used t for fuel and scouring pad. The shell is used as Bowl in some villages in Asia. Fresh Coconut […]

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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.