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Palak Paneer with Cashews

tofu-Indian food

I attended a dinner party last weekend where the theme was fiber and lots of it. So between mountain biking the rolling hills of Yorba Linda, California and teaching people how to bet in the suites at Santa Anita Park, th Hungry Mountaineer cooked up this tasty palak paneer. My best friends nephew made an …

Gluten Free Curried Tempura Calamari

calamari

One year ago today we were waking up to eighty degree mornings in our rented apartment in Bangalore. There were no snowy mornings hiking through fresh powder. No walks with my dog in her fanciest sweater through alpine valleys. The only snowflakes we saw were the cheap plastic ones on our fake Christmas tree in …

Paneer Cheese Stuffed Spinach Parathas

Last August under the hot Colorado sun I learned how to make homemade parathas from my Anglo-Indian boyfriend’s mother, an expert at this age-old Indian flatbread. She gave us a quick course on authentic paratha making 101 at our campsite in the gorgeous mountains outside Telluride.  This was six months after I visited Karnataka and Bangalore …

Rose Cookies, a Christmas Baking Adventure

Spending the Christmas season in India in 2016 may have spoiled me for life. Besides discovering Rose Cookies and eating my body weight in Butter Chicken and Parathas I absolutely loved our India Holiday adventure. Even when we were stuck in an India airport for eleven hours rewriting The 12 days of Christmas and coming up with …

Anglo Indian Date and Tamarind Roasted Duck

Last Christmas we did not have snowy nights and bundling up in layers to sing Christmas carols to our neighbors down our snowy streets. Nowhere was there that enchanting pine scent in the crisp and cold winter air. I didn’t pull on my favorite UGG boots or my leg warmers, scarves and a hat to …