Monthly Archives: April 2012

Quinoa Risotto

I’m OBSESSED with Quinoa. Quinoa is one of the world’s most perfect foods. It contains all 8 essential amino acids and is not fattening, just filling. Quinoa is so healthy and delicious that it should be consumed frequently. There is white … Continue reading

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Never Ever Failing Spicy Asian Peanut Butter Sauce

This “satay” sauce is great for any Asian dish. If you dare to make dumplings, you wouldn’t want to dip them in anything but this tasty sauce. You can also eat this sauce with chicken skewers or pour it over … Continue reading

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Aux Vivres Thai Bowl

It was a goal of mine to re-create the Thai Bowl from Aux Vivres (one of the BEST vegetarian restaurants in Montreal). It’s not that complex to put together and it’s the kind of meal that is so satisfying! It’s … Continue reading

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Healthy and Delicious Chickpea Kale and Tomato Curry

Spending many months in Northern India over the last few years, I was lucky enough to learn to cook outrageously tasty curries from local women in my neighborhood. Jaishree, a young woman from whom I learned many recipes, taught me … Continue reading

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Succulent Grilled Indian Chicken Skewers

This is a great way to get all kinds of yummy Indian flavors into a non-curry chicken dish. Ideally, this is a dish best prepared on a BBQ. But it’s not always BBQ weather, and even if it is, you … Continue reading

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Magical Roasted Cauliflower (Indian Style)

Oh god. Roasted cauliflower. Honestly, I never had much interest in cauliflower before I started making it like this. And now it’s one of my favorite veggies ever. This is a recipe for roasted cauliflower with Indian spices. But another … Continue reading

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Chopped Rainbow Salad with Fried Sesame Halloumi

Halloumi is this insane cheese that was first introduced to me by my cousin Val, who lives in London an recently became (understandably) obsessed with it. It’s a Greek and Turkish cheese that’s firm and squeaky and extremely salty, made … Continue reading

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Who is Jaishree?

This blog is an homage to Jaishree, a beautiful and graceful woman who has worked as the cook at the Sambhavna Trust Clinic in Bhopal, India. For years, Jaishree’s incredible food has blown the minds of clinic volunteers. Her cooking … Continue reading

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