Chicken and Tofu with Basil

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I’m surprised my kid likes tofu. It’s funny because tofu and I didn’t really have a love at first sight kind of story. It took me a while to get used to it. I think the reason I like tofu is because of its nutrient more than its taste. Anyway, I’m blessed that he is

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Oriental Spaghetti

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When I have leftover spaghetti in the fridge, I usually do something quick with it in the morning. It may sounds strange to have spaghetti for breakfast, but it’s not something new to me. I have heavy breakfast often. Different types of noodle are perfect for a hearty breakfast dishes. This is a fusion dish

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Spicy Sausage with Pea and Carrot

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I love spicy sausage. I’m sure I’ve mentioned this a dozen times already, but yes, spicy sausage is my thing. My favorite way to cook it is with spaghetti. Today I’m trying something different, and I really need to learn to use all veggies in my fridge, and not let them go to waste. So

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Sriracha Noodle

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So the boys are out as usual. Yaseen is actually having exams right now. Can you imagine? I don’t remember school being so strict like this when I was a kid. Here I’m alone at home most of the time during the week. If I don’t go out for lunch or shopping with friends, I

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Spaghetti with Lamb and Mushroom Sauce

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Food processor is such a lifesaver for someone who doesn’t like chopping. I am so thankful for this machine whenever I have to finely chop some onion which can be a tearful job, and I can’t even do it that well. A few days ago, I made some Lamb and Mushroom Meat Sauce. When I make

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What I Do with Leftover 5 Spice Beef Stew

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When I cook a big pot of beef like what I did with Chinese Five Spice Beef Stew in the previous post, there is always some leftover. I store it in a Tupperware and freeze it. This can go for a month, and it comes in so handy often when you’re hungry and need a

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Chinese Five Spice Beef Stew

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Winter is truly the season of comfort food. I finally get my Thai hotpot out. This pot is usually used for serving Tom Yum or other kind of thin broth. The hollowed middle section of the pot is filled with live coal which gives the heat to the food and keeps it bubbling the entire

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Chili and Garlic Spaghetti with Prawns

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Spaghetti is my favorite kind of pasta; I’ve said it too many times already. I can always be happy with a messy plate of spaghetti and meat sauce. I also love to make a super quick pasta dishes that can be served in a hurry. Simplicity and the freshness of the ingredients is the key. I

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Thai Green Prawn Curry with Eggplants

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When you crave a home food in a foreign country, it’s not easy to find one exactly like what your mom makes. In India, most of the time when I order Thai food in the restaurants, I always find a little extra something undesirable in the dish. For example, the curries here are way thicker

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Steak with Mushroom Sauce

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The weather is crazy here in Pune. It’s been cold, warm, and out of the blue, today it’s raining. All these feel very cozy, and I’m loving it. I have more time to spend in my kitchen. The boys love that I cook abundantly every day. We make a heavy feast for supper, and in

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