Monthly Archives: November 2012

Chevti Daal: Nectar of the Gods

I’m obsessed with a restaurant in Leeds called Hansa’s. It’s  Gujrati vegetarian food with some Kenyan influence. Sounds incredible? It is. I go every couple weeks, usually with my friend Bronia (one of the rare vegetarians I’ve met here in … Continue reading

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Perfect Homemade Falafel!

  I’ve recently become a contributor to The Gaily, a really hip Montreal blog (that you should definitely check out). So far I’ve contributed an Indian-themed post, a Thai-themed post and of course, a post all about salads. But in … Continue reading

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Burnt Courgette Risotto with Basil Oil

Risotto is a serious guilty pleasure. It’s not exactly the type of food you want to eat if you’re terribly concerned about your waistline. Not every day at least. So I try to keep my risotto consumption down to every … Continue reading

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Bhopal Beet and Mango Salad

When I was living in Bhopal in February, 2008, and volunteering at the Sambhavna Trust Clinic  I was feasting on delicious meals prepared by Jaishree twice a day. Although the volunteers were well-fed, we often used the communal kitchen to prepare our … Continue reading

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Chilli Basil Roast Potatoes

Roast potatoes are one of my favorite things to eat. Full stop. Roast potatoes are also kind of the reason why I’m such a fatty  lately. They’re such a great side-dish for any meat dinner, and I often just eat … Continue reading

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Super-quick DIY Spring Rolls!

I am in a constant state of wanting to eat spring rolls. Here’s a way to make spring rolls extra quickly. They’re not as good as delivery food but they’re healthier and achievement tastes delicious.   What you’ll need: Phyllo … Continue reading

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Cozy Sunday Potato Leek Soup

Most Sundays unfold predictably; Gareth watches football, I make soup. But today was a bit different because this morning–after MONTHS of begging–we visited the Le Creuset discount store in York and I scored a new incredible saucepan that now enables … Continue reading

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