Technique: how to use tomatoes simply in a stew or curry

July 20, 2017Edit Today I want to talk technique – specifically something very simple that I learned from my mom. It is a time saver in the kitchen, especially for Indian cooking. Often when people ask for starter recipes for Indian curries – I find myself telling them to saute onions, ginger and garlic –…

Simple Yellow Daal (lentils)

July 19, 2017 July 19th, 2017 – an update: Yesterday I posted a picture of a simple bowl of lentils that I had as soup for lunch. Many people asked for the recipe and so here it is. I am surprised that I haven’t blogged the recipe for Lentils – maybe because they are so…

A Review of Dirt Candy in NYC

“You are going to pay $75/- to eat vegetables? You are crazy!” exclaimed my father when he learned that I am going to Dirt Candy for a special event on Canada Day. “They are not just vegetables dad. They are cooked in a unique way – in ways we could never imagine.” “They are still…