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Split Lentil and Kale Stew

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I used to hate vegetarian food to the point that I would be really upset when I had to be in all-vegetarian restaurants. Meat was such a big part of the food I grew up eating. I thought a meal without animal proteins was incomplete and unfulfilled. Living in India has changed my perspective about

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Winter Melon and Yogurt Curry

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When we drive down to the south of India, usually a 2 days journey, we eat at the restaurants on the highways. As we cross a border to state of Kerala, we look the stalls that serve traditional meals, meals in banana leaves. Sadik calls them Nadan Bakshanam. These roadside restaurants are modest, with a light

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Coconut Rice

I came across different kinds of coconut rice all over India, they were all delicious. My favourite coconut rice was in a small home-style restaurant in Diveagar Beach we went more than 2 years ago. It was perfect, light and fluffy unlike the heavy and creamy version I found in Kerala which was really good

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Rice Flake Salad (We’re taking off!)

This maybe a really last minute but before we’re boarding the plane to Kerala, my husband hometown, I just want to add a quick post for you my wonderful friends. I couldn’t wait to tell you another minute since I’ve just tried an amazing dish I found recently when we visit a newly become mother, Deepti.

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Spiced Aubergine with Pea

I am easy spooked by tiny caterpillars in vegetables and flowers, and don’t let me start on the big ones, I would tear up just seeing their pictures. We’ve been taught that the vegetable and fruits which have caterpillars munching on them are the good ones and save from pesticide or any harmful chemical. I

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