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Indian Vegie Feast #6 – spicy pumpkin, coconut and curry leaf

Delicious memories of India and pumpkin curries enriched with the sweet flavour of coconut inspired this recipe. During an afternoon of hands-on cooking at a charming little holiday village surrounded … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · 9 Comments

Indian Vegie Feast #5 – eggplants, crushed mustard seed and yoghurt

The first time I made this dish it was so bitter it was inedible. I’ve made loads of other recipes from Madhur Jaffrey’s book “Eastern Vegetarian Cooking,” they’ve all been … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 · 16 Comments

Indian Vegie Feast #4 -green bean thoran

Cracking open a coconut with the back of a machete is not a task for the feint of heart. It requires confidence, boldness and a level of adroitness beyond my … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · 22 Comments

Indian Vegie Feast #3 – sweet and sour spiced tomatoes

I have a number of Indian Cookbooks on my shelves, all are well thumbed and splattered with spices. “Tasting India” by Christine Manfield is the latest addition. It’s a large … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · 19 Comments

Indian Vegie Feast #2 – Dry Potato Curry

Potatoes and breakfast are inextricably intertwined in my food memories of India. A potato stuffed paratha or masala dosa was my first choice for breakfast each day of my travels. … Continue reading

March 9, 2017 · 22 Comments

Indian Vegie Feast #1 – corn in spiced coconut milk

India is one of my favourite travel destinations. The reasons why I love India would make a list as long as long as your arm, but the big picture is … Continue reading

March 7, 2017 · 19 Comments

In My Kitchen March ’17

In My Kitchen March 2017 is brought to you by compromise, a compromise between my longing to travel to India again and reality. My travel lust has been a stimulated … Continue reading

March 2, 2017 · 48 Comments