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Chicken Cashew Curry

Chicken Cashew Curry

If you’re ready to take your curry exploration to the next level, look no further… Not just any ordinary chicken curry – this cashew curry bears a royal touch and uses cashew nuts as its main flavoring element. You’ll be amazed at the variety of tastes that come through in each bite of this cashew… 

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Chutneys & Pickles

Spotlight on Chutneys and Pickles

Chutneys and pickles are one of the rare genres of cooking that come together very simply, and in a small amount of time – but pack an intense flavor punch to any meal, from kebab and curries, to sandwiches, salads and wraps.   Plus you have the added benefit of naturally long shelf life with most chutneys and… 

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I Think So

Food Musings

Once in a while, I like to put my ladle down and muse…and one of my favorite platforms for visual browsing is Pinterest (here is a link to my boards, join me if you’re on Pinterest.)  Here are some of some fun quotes from the past few months – food musings that will bring on… 

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Orange Spiced Parsi Chapat: An Absolutely Adorable Crepe

Orange Spiced Parsi Chapat: An Absolutely Adorable Crepe

Last year, during an interview with a prominent newspaper in India, one of the questions alluded to a disappearing trend of good ole Parsi food delicacies – like Parsi-style sweetened crepes or pancakes called ‘Chapat.’ My mind reeled with images of the many Chapat I’ve savored as a child…happy memories of my Mamaiji (maternal grandma)… 

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Game day food

Game Day Food Ideas

I’m a born spectator – Ogden Nash aptly sums up my attitude to sports in his poem ‘Confessions of a Born Spectator’ in these favorite lines below: “Athletes, I’ll drink to you, Or eat with you Or anything except compete with you Buy tickets worth their radium To watch you gamble in the stadium And… 

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Chicken Kathi Roll with Pickled Red Onion Relish

Chicken Kathi Roll with Pickled Red Onion Relish

As I was writing last week’s post looking back on mouthwatering memories from the last 3 years, I realized that one of my favorite Indian street food wraps still hasn’t made it to the site – Chicken Kathi Roll, better known in western India as ‘Chicken Frankie.’ Simply put, Indian Roti-Chapati or Paratha style thick… 

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Yogurt-based Mango Lassi, Kale and Cauliflower (Gobi) Paratha, Garlic Thyme Naan, Potato (Aloo) Paratha

3 Years of Mouthwatering Memories from India

Time flies; this week Peri’s Spice Ladle is 3 years old. I strongly believe that ‘the only time you should look back is to see how far you’ve come.’ So today, 165 weekly posts and an e-cookbook later, I’m taking you along with me, to look back at how far we’ve come together in this… 

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