• The Ultimate Spicy Veggie Burger Patty
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Healthy Living

One of the 5 ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS THAT MAKE INDIAN MEALS A HEALTHY CHOICE (Click to Read the Article)

Healthy lifestyles need a holistic approach revolving around real food, green living and adequate exercise built into our days. Growing up in a simpler time in India, home-cooked meals made with farm fresh vegetables, sustainable seafood and un-tampered meats were a given. Daily walking or biking to school was not a choice but a requirement… 

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Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Yogurt Raita Slaw

Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Yogurt Raita Slaw

Now that our move to California is out of the way, and my kitchen is all set, I should get cooking…right? But instead, my new city of San Francisco has me mesmerized…the beautiful weather and breathtaking views, along with oodles of farmers markets and interesting restaurants waiting to be discovered, tempt me to stay out… 

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Colorful Indian Curry Collection

Colorful Indian Curry Collection

The ubiquitous Indian curry is naturally colorful. Although not everything in the world of Indian cuisine revolves around curry, as seen in these recipes for Cheese Dosa crepes, Parsi Potato Frittata, Basmati Rice Veggie Pulao and Bell Pepper Subji; today’s post highlights Indian Curries in all their vivid glory. Each hearty curry in this list… 

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‘Parsi Jardaloo Salli Boti’ Apricot and Meat Preparation

Lavish Spread of Parsi Celebratory Delicacies

Around the world, the Parsi Zoroastrians celebrate New Year this month. Celebrations come easily to us Parsi folk, with our larger-than-life love of food, drink and merriment. Proud of my small community’s awe-inspiring contribution to India in all areas over the centuries, I’m most intrigued by Parsi cuisine’s uniqueness in the colorful Indian culinary landscape…. 

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Coastal Californian Lifestyle: Golden Gate Bridge

From Texas to California

This summer, our family is relocating from Dallas to San Francisco. Sad to bid farewell to a decade of delightful Texas barbecues and chilis, cowboys and rodeos, we’re equally excited to embrace the coastal Californian lifestyle with stunning bay views, multicultural influences and farm fresh food. While I circumvent the joys and challenges of a… 

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Mint and Tomato Basmati Rice

Mint and Tomato Basmati Rice

When life gives you tomatoes, make tomato rice. With tomatoes being a year round produce in India, it’s common to find regional versions of tomato rice. Fortunately, tomatoes are just as abundantly available here in America, giving me the opportunity to belt out classics like tomato-based fish curry and Parsi tomato egg tart. For this… 

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Black Pepper Lemon and Tarragon Chicken Tikka, New Twist on an Indian Classic

Black Pepper Lemon and Tarragon Chicken Tikka

There’s something about global culinary favorite ‘Chicken Tikka’ that brings back memories of my summer trip across India last year. (View mouthwatering food pictures from my travels here and here.) Family vacations filled with bonding moments, spent exploring the food and culture of a city and its people, freshen ones perspective and opens the mind… 

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