quick & simple, new & old

I am always searching for quick ways to make something sumptious, healthy and enjoyable for the family. Here are some of my favorite go-to family eats. These are simple recipes to get your started - or to add to what you've already tried out before. When I felt that a specific ingredient was often misused, I have added more information in. This section is routinely updated, so visit often.

 

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"And of the two children, Ana seemed happier there than Sameer. She would spend each morning reaching over to pick little tendli (ivy gourds) fro...

March 13, 2019

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Well, I'll talk about the Forbes piece one of these days. But the McDonalds story had a funny start. For a piece on cheese, a freelancer asked me...

As part of the observances of Ganesh Chaturthi (this year, on Sept 12 in US, on Sept. 13 2018 in India), prayer offerings are most often simple, and s...

...This quintessential staple from most eateries in India represents the carefree days of youth for many people, enjoyed with friends often - but even...

..."This past weekend, at a book reading, I threw together a lush watermelon cooler, reminiscent of the days of summer, when life was simple and...

One year I experimented with rice dishes for the summertime lunchbox that were easy to make and simple for the indoor office environments I was workin...

Soup is an easy go-to dish in my home, and I make many versions with basic ingredients. See how you can transform ordinary ingredients into a star sou...

A quick guide to ginger, mango ginger, turmeric and dried ginger.

But the kitchen does not merely exist and dishes simply do not appear - there are stories behind them, and this is more to the story of that shrimp di...

Add this easy non-alcoholic beverage to your holiday platter for a sparkling warm show stopper!

Suitable for festive platters yet simple enough for a weeknight protein burst, these fritters are easy to make and will add a flavorful tangy and heal...

I visibly swoon at the sight of a traditional Indian sweet shop – and unashamedly salivate over their giant trays of decadence and large vats of succu...

For your weeknights, lust no more, because this Makhani recipe is adaptable to practically any protein. I promise you, you will be making this by the...

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