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Indian Food – Popular or not?

1% of the US population is Indian and  yet there is no Indian restaurant that serves authentic Indian food. Why? Some of you already callme the Samosa Nazi, because I refuse to eat a Samosa at a restaurant, simply because I know it’s not going to be as it should be. I very rarely order…

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Aaloo Tiki – Dil se.

Aaloo Tiki; crispy on the outside and melt in your mouth inside.  What India calls Aaloo Tiki, the world calls Potato Croquettes. Nothing against croquettes, but saying croquettes just doesn’t warm up the memories like Aaloo Tiki does. Dil se translates to “from the heart,” after all it’s Valentines A staple street food in North India,…

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Tea Time Gossip (Chai pe Charcha)

I am steeped in the legends originating from the mountains of China and the world still wonders how I was discovered. I am tiny, very tiny and yet I can fight the scariest and calm the nervous.  From the mountains of China, I saw the world beyond and started my journey. From the royals in Europe…

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A vegetarian Thanksgiving.

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” Oprah Winfrey Such a simple thought and yet so difficult to practice. Just as activities expand with the availability of time, so do our desires with the availability and the…

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In My Kitchen…

Cooking for some is a chore with a sink full of dishes to clean, for some it is microwaving a pre-made meal and for some of us it is an art. I fall in the last category. A self proclaimed artist at soul, cooking is an art for me. I do believe that we eat with our eyes.

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