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Citrus Mint Turkey with Lightly Spiced Cranberry Sauce

Citrus Mint Turkey with Lightly Spiced Cranberry Sauce

With less than a week left for the American Thanksgiving celebration, many of us are looking for ways to bring turkey meat with all the delightful trimmings into our special meal. Of course, my newly released book ‘Spice Up Your Celebration’ makes it easier to cook for such occasions; offering detailed step-wise directions for turkey… 

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Potato and Cottage Cheese ‘Aloo Paneer’ Pizza

Potato and Cottage Cheese ‘Aloo Paneer’ Pizza

If you’ve never tasted Indian Aloo Paneer, potatoes and cottage cheese stir-fried in spices, I’d suggest you try it out right away.  The non-curry, stir-fry version of Aloo Paneer I’ve prepared in today’s recipe, is as simple as any Indian meal can get… Paneer is one of the few fresh cheeses to hold its shape… 

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Parsi Chicken Bafat, a Good Ole Home-cooked Family Meal

Parsi Chicken Bafat, a Good Ole Home-cooked Meal

This Parsi specialty, to me, brings back childhood memories of family dinners around our cozy dining table. As we kids chatted about our day at school, all five of us would happily soak up the home-cooked goodness of Parsi chicken Bafat, at times made with mutton in place of chicken. Now-a-days, the sight of my… 

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

Healthy Living

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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