Monthly Archives: September 2012

Coconut Lime Chicken and Mushroom Soup

A warm and cozy soup, perfect for a sunday night! What you’ll need: 1 can of coconut milk 2 cups of hot vegetable or chicken stock 2 boneless chicken breasts cut into cubes Soya sauce 2 big cloves of garlic … Continue reading

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DIY: Sun-Dried Tomatoes! (And a Gorgeous Salad)

It never occurred to me how easy this would be. These tasty sun-dried tomatoes taste like candy. They’re simple to make and can jazz up just about any dish. Eat them right away on some delivery pizza or in a beautiful salad–or, … Continue reading

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A Masterpiece: Cumin Lime and Ginger Plum Chutney

  Back in the “summer” I bought some gorgeous  sweet yellow plums from a local produce market. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to eat all the plums before they started to…age…and I really didn’t want to throw them away. So I threw … Continue reading

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Carrot Soup with Red Chili and Caramelized Onion

I love carrot soup and I almost always go with the lime and coriander Thai style coconut carrot soup. Which is amazing. But I was in the mood for something a bit different and I thought I would cut out … Continue reading

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Yum! Peanut Butter Pretzel Cookies

This recipe only has 3 ingredients! (4 if you count the pretzels) What you’ll need: 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 cup of peanut butter (crunchy or smooth) 3/4 cup brown sugar Pretzels What to do: Beat the egg lightly and add … Continue reading

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Baingan Bharta AKA Smoked Eggplant Curry!

What a treat this one was. This curry truly tasted like India and the aromas in my kitchen really made me miss Bhopal. This is the kind of vegetarian food that can even make hard-core carnivores weak at the knees–because … Continue reading

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Sesame Soya Spinach

Here’s a good one–a healthy and delicious side-dish to accompany any Asian themed meal! What you’ll need: One large bag of spinach (I used “Oriental” spinach, you can use baby spinach but the best is probably the original kind–get a … Continue reading

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