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Mexican Shrimp and Rice

I love Mexican food – probably because it has a lot in common with Indian food. In both cuisines there is a lot of use of onions, garlic, tomatoes, cumin, coriander and of course various kinds of chilies. I got particularly addicted to Mexican food a couple of summers ago when my son’s best friend from high school stayed...
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Whole Roasted Cauliflower with a Mint-Goat Cheese Sauce

It’s been quite a while since I have posted a new recipe on my website. It’s not that I haven’t been cooking but I just haven’t had the time to take pictures, write up the recipe and upload it on the blog. Anyhow, today I made the time to roast a whole cauliflower and it came out really well....
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Modified Romesco Sauce

I love this classic Catalan sauce because it is most versatile – it goes well as a dip with vegetables or with crackers (makes for a great party appetizer) and it absolutely delicious with any kind of fish! One of the most classic ways of eating this sauce is with grilled spring onions (it’s a huge tradition in that...
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Indian Style Okra or Bhindi Masala

I have repeatedly been asked for this recipe but until now I had avoided putting it up because I thought my Indian readers would find it really odd that I was putting up a recipe for something so simple and so common. Okra is a very common vegetable in India but in the US and other parts of the...
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Charred Peppers, Chorizo and Quinoa Salad

The best part of summer is that I get to experiment with fresh produce from the farmer’s market. Yesterday I had bought quite a haul from the downtown Bethesda Farmers’ Market. I had an assortment of multicolored hot and sweet peppers, a lot of multicolored cherry and grape tomatoes and a large chorizo sausage made by a local Amish...
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