This is a dry curry that is made with a tough green in Southern India, called Agathi Keerai. The closest I can get to it in the US is Kale. My grandmother used to add a lot of coconut and jaggery to this green to bring out it’s taste and infuse it with robust flavors. … Continue reading
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Harpers Bazaar Recommends Summer Veggies For Gorgeous Skin
Harpers Bazaar magazine recommends a list of summer veggies for gorgeous skin in this article. Those that made the list include Beets, Napa Cabbage, bell peppers of varied colors, among others. I’m good for the summer!!! My own personal favorites, wherein I can see an instant difference, are iced cold water with lemon and lime wedges, … Continue reading
Shhhh!! Don’t Tell Them It’s Made With Lettuce!
Another lettuce recipe which they will wipe out, and you don’t even have to tell them it’s made with lettuce! Really… If your family is like mine and don’t get very excited about this vegetable, here is what you can do! So I whipped up a lassi based on a recipe I had written up … Continue reading
Parsnip Slaw Par Excellence!
Carrot Slaws are very common in our diet. so I figured, why not try out a parsnip slaw, after all they are cousins right, carrots and parsnips… Parsnips are a bit more waxy in texture and tougher to grate that crunchy carrots, but a little hard work does everyone good. And of course there are … Continue reading
Feast On A Tomo-cado Sandwich!
This is what a grown up grilled cheese should look and taste like, one with some oomph and spice… Tell me this does not have character and taste, really, try this and tell me that it is bland and boring… And what’s better is that it is extremely healthy, filling and truly easy to whip … Continue reading
The Fabulous Deborah Madison On Vegetarian Cooking
Deborah Madison‘s cookbooks are no stranger to anyone who loves food! Her books have been celebrated and awarded the greatest honors that a cookbook can receive. IACP James Beard, name it and she’s gotten it! She is also published is every prestigious magazine and newspaper and has been featured on some of the most prominent … Continue reading
And I Tricked Them Again! Ha…
The lettuce problem plagues our house. And we shall overcome… I had done this once, some time ago, made Arugula pesto once and a watercress pesto another time. This time I decided to give it a try with Romaine lettuce. Besides, it was a sort of a double whammy, because my kids are not especially fond … Continue reading
Tricked ‘Em!!! Ha…
Lettuce is not the most favorite vegetable in our household. “It is tasteless, insipid, and boring” – I get this all the time from my husband and my two kids. My son and I love a well dressed salad with lettuce and other vegetables, but this is one green that needs a lot of help. … Continue reading
Can Veggies Inhibit Cancer?
An article in Mother Jones reports that eating your veggies may inhibit cancer. We are always told that veggies are good for our health and it is more healthy to maintain a plant based diet. It is about time studies are done to prove this to the sceptics. According to Gary Meadows of Washington State … Continue reading