Monthly Archives: April 2012

Naan…Indian Flatbread

Naan is one of those eats, which gives an impression of restaurant-only type. For long, I was guilty of that misconception too, partly because back home typically nobody owns a Tandoor (coal-fired clay oven generating very high heat, up to … Continue reading

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Pad See Ew

When ordering from a menu, the quirkier the name, the more intrigued I am. And sometimes it is hilarious to know what they mean or how they got that name. Who knew Thai chillies’s Thai name, means “mouse s*** chillies”. … Continue reading

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Majadra…an exquisite combination of lentils and bulgur

One thing that I missed badly when I moved from Michigan, other than friends, was the Lebanese food. For those who has never tried it, Lebanese food is mild and flavorful without being hot. It is dry–no sauces or gravies–with … Continue reading

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Chatpata Chana

Chatpata Chana, roughly translated as Zesty Chickpeas is a minimum effort tea time or coffee time snack. The best part is it can be made under 10 minutes. All you need is a can of chickpeas and Chaat Masala. Rest … Continue reading

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Beets Hash….Find your Beet!

Good things come when you yield to temptations! Case in point are the gorgeous beets that caught my eye when I was in the grocery store last week. I had a ton of purple beets already at home, but I … Continue reading

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