Someone stage an intervention. Because I think I'm addicted to serrano peppers. How else to explain my constant craving for the lip-numbing heat, the crisp chili-ness, the slow burn? Serranos just make everything more delicious - bottom line.[...]
Ingredients Basmathi or Jasmine Rice raw-1 cup Prawns-500gms Onion Big sliced-1 Tomato medium chopped-1 Ginger, Garlic and Green chilly paste-2tsp Chilly powder-1tsp Coriander powder-1tsp Saunf/ Sombu powder-1/4tsp Turmeric powder-1/4tsp Salt[...]
I've been cooking Indian food for about 20 years. I don't cook it everyday but I do cook it almost every day. As a result I'm always looking for new recipes, or new (to me) ways of doing old traditional ones. I recently discovered[...]
It was time to take back what was rightfully mine.
After days of tea and toast...Tylenol and tissues...I was craving a meal that would remind my body WHO was in charge!
A "blow your doors off" sort of[...]
I have never really tried Indian seafood before--which is crazy as I am well aware a large part of the country has seashore--so I was not quite sure what to expect with this dish. I will not go so long next time. This was fantastic--sweet,[...]
The last week has been really a grueling week for me. I was traveling across Europe on business and was running in and out of meetings and then on different flights. In all, we did about 3 countries in 6 days. Apart from the work bit which I[...]
Last night I took a recipe from a recent Penzey's catalog and reworked it a bit to make Coconut Curry Shrimp. The recipe had lots of promise, but I think we were thwarted by less than stellar ingredients. Sadly, without driving all over town, I[...]
This meal arose from fenugreek greens, or, more precisely, my never-ending joy at ending up near(ish) a grocery store like Jungle Jim's, where one can easily and regularly find fresh fenugreek greens. Because they are there, I feel compelled to[...]
Here's another great Indian dish I love. Traditionally served to welcome company, Biryani comes in many different styles, and is somewhat of a family specific recipe. Biryani 1 lb Shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 cup Basmati Rice 1[...]
Those of you who know me in real life know that I have (now inactive) epilepsy and that I had a ("benign," haha) tumor removed from my temporal lobe some years back, in addition to various medical emergencies subsequent to the tumor and[...]