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New York Diary #1 – Asian Food

And Asian food in New York is something else. Korean, Japanese, Thai, Fusion…it’s ALL good.
Here are two incredible Asian restaurants in the East Village and one of them might just have been the best meal of my trip so far:

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Everyday Easy

Know Your Daal

Identifying the right the daal can be a bit of a challenge. Here’s a little guide for decoding daal that really helps…

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Spice Mixes

Panch Phoron, Goda Dhana jeeru. Here are some of the spice mixes we found being used in homes around the city, all subtly

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oatmeal porridge with strawberries.
Breakfast

Making Porridge Sexy

What we really need is a sexier version of porridge that has all the wholesomeness, warmth, comfort intact but is dressed up and brings a little oomph to winter mornings…

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Charlotte Fleurance’s Sauce Royale

Meet Charlotte Fleurance, the inimitably elegant grandmother of a wonderful French friend of ours. Having heard so much about the fantastic Christmas feasts she puts together, we had to know more. Listening to stories about her is like a peek into a bygone era where elegance and care were such an important part of hosting….

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kanji
Recipes

Kanji

Kanji is a tangy, spicy fermented drink with the delicious sharpness of mustard through it. Simple to make, the preparation takes only about 15 mins.

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Carrot salad detox
Everyday Easy

Detox Salad

This detox salad is full of juicy vegetables and fresh & flavorful ingredients that are guaranteed to leave you feeling light, happy and refreshed.

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Sarson ki bhindi
Everyday Easy

Sarsonwali Bhindi

Sarson ( Mustard) is an indispensable part of Bihari cooking. As a ground paste ( soaked for some time to cut the bitterness) it adds that amazing kick that can lift any dish from great to sublime.

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Everyday Easy

5 Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Here’s a list of 5 quick weeknight dinner ideas to help you get through the week. A little fun, a little exotic, all super easy…

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Delicious egg in tomato sauce.
Breakfast

Shakshuka

Shakshuka looks and has ingredients very similar to the Mexican Huevos Rancheros and also to the Sindhi Baida Masala. Loads of tomatoes cooked with spices and lovely eggs set into the top of the sauce.

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