Tagged with Food

French Cuisine Sans Meat!!

French Cuisine Sans Meat!!

Really!!! The Telegraph reports that Chef Alain Ducasse, one who has several Michelin stars to his name, has decided to keep meat out of his menu. France may be the land of steak frites and boeuf bourgignon, but the Gallic superchef with myriad Michelin stars to his name has decided to keep “viande” out of … Continue reading

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Garlicscapes Caprese!

Garlicscapes Caprese!

What do you do when you have some fabulous vine ripe tomatoes, wonderful vegetarian Mozzarella, and a big bunch of garlicscapes? Those of you who are farmers market groupies like me, probably already know what garlicscapes are. For those of you who don’t here goes — The scapes are the flower stems that garlic plants … Continue reading

Date Nut Treats!

Date Nut Treats!

This is a dish my mom always makes for us. It is simple, easy to make, very nutritious and absolutely delicious. This is like those bars that are made with dry fruits and nuts… One can make so many versions of these. Over the next few weeks I plan to try out several versions and … Continue reading

Pollan On Cooking Our Own Meals…

Michael Pollan has a beautiful video telling us how to eat healthy… To put it simply just cook your own meals. You know what goes into it, it is made from the best ingredients and is nutritious and delish! Happy cooking!

Hunting For Dosas

Hunting For Dosas

I grew up in a traditional South Indian home, and dosa’s would be served every other day, and I mean the most fabulous dosa’s ever!  Did not get the value of it then. Now, I live for it… We make plain dosas, masala dosa’s, quinoa dosa’s, rava dosas, tomato dosa’s, Mysore dosa’s, sweet jaggery dosa’s. … Continue reading

Finding Bliss With Heirloom Tomatoes

Finding Bliss With Heirloom Tomatoes

They are here, Heirloom tomatoes are peeking through some produce sections at grocery stores. Heirloom tomatoes can be eaten raw like an apple, needs no condiments or dressings. I make a quick 5 minute meal out of it by chopping a colorful variety into a bowl. I then drizzle a high quality garlic flavored olive oil … Continue reading

Chinese And Indian Cultures Mix

Chinese And Indian Cultures Mix

In honor of the Chinese New Year, here is an article I wrote for the Boston Globe a while ago! This is about one of my favorite cuisines, Indian Chinese. Read on…   Document Text Indian-Chinese food is one of the most popular styles of cooking in India. When I was growing up, that’s what … Continue reading