A NYC kind a Christmas –...

Dec 16, 2015 by

Being from England, our x-mas meals are very similar to the American Thanksgiving dinner. There’s turkey, Brussels Sprouts, parsnips...

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Carrot Salad – Taking Sl...

Jun 26, 2015 by

  I have made so many different types of carrot salads. Moroccan, Coleslaw, sesame-tossed ribbons. If I had to pick a winner it...

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Labor Day Addition – Pap...

Aug 25, 2014 by

Photo By Saodarly I am still in London but this post has to be shared before I comeback. Discretely tucked away on some street in...

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Slippery Vermicelli Noodle Sal...

Jun 24, 2014 by

  It’s hot and whilst salads are the go to meals, Arugula ‘this’ and Romaine ‘that’ are getting so boring .To get over...

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Move over KFC – JFC is way bet...

Apr 21, 2014 by

Japaese fried chicken is a quiet Powerhouse in the fried chickens community. Infact, other fried chickens are in need of pulling...

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File this recipe! Parmesan-Roa...

Apr 1, 2014 by

When a kid asks for more cauliflower, note down the recipe and keep it in a safe place forever. Last month I taught parmesan-roasted...

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Vegan Channa Masala

Feb 27, 2014 by

  Apart from chicken tikka masala, another popular dish at the Indian joints is Channa Masala. Whilst the former dish can be a...

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Trending for 2014: Cauliflower...

Jan 24, 2014 by

Set featured image     Move over Kale, cauliflower took your spot. Yes, the vegetable that tormented my younger years with...

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You’re HOT! Salt Cured M...

Nov 11, 2013 by

  There’s always that one stand at the Farmers market that intimidates me. This time it was the chili stand. I love fresh...

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The Famous ‘Aloo Gobi...

Oct 16, 2013 by

Espresso shot with sprite, cottage cheese with finely-diced ginger and chili, chips (or crisps depending on which side of the pond)...

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Mie Goreng – Love From B...

Sep 6, 2013 by

  We were in Bali this summer and that island packs a punch when it comes to flavor.  We were surrounded by lemongrass, kaffir...

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Charmoula BBQ Chicken And Wate...

Aug 1, 2013 by

We hit the 90’s consistently for 2 weeks. It was time to take the bags and leave this town where the heat was trapped-in by...

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Hash Pepperoni Browns – ...

Jan 31, 2013 by

Last Sunday unintentionally, the morning was calm. No kiddy birthday parties to run to, no soccer practice to get ready for. As the...

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Home-Made Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Jan 5, 2013 by

  The kids are off still off from school. Last night I needed to make dinner whilst keeping my little guys entertained. I...

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Pastrami Rolled Endives ‘Au Gr...

Dec 18, 2012 by

As the holiday decorations are brought out of the attic, so are those relentless annual holiday recipes, which invariably include:...

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Thai Chicken Salad – Lar...

Sep 6, 2012 by

I am not sure when we first had it, but when we did, it became a favorite. Let us say that where Thai food is concerned, this dish...

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Rice and Pine Nut Pilaf

Aug 31, 2012 by

This summer has been quite eventful. The plan was to spend three weeks in London, but known for his spontaneity, the hubby decided to...

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Sweet Mango Chutney – Ju...

Jul 27, 2012 by

 Grandmothers could fill books on practical measures for sustainability, respecting ingredients and getting mileage from having very...

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Wheat Berrys – My latest...

Jul 19, 2012 by

Last week, I was invited by Haven Havens Kitchen to take part in their cooking class. For those of you who live in New York City,...

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Three Root Salad with Split Yo...

Jul 6, 2012 by

This past Monday at the famers market, I let my instinct choose the produce and not my weekly menu plan. When the balance of power...

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Goat cheese and asparagus quic...

Jun 27, 2012 by

Like many areas of our life, different foods trend at different points of time. Part of this comes from a shift in awareness,...

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Fattoush – Salad Of The ...

Jun 5, 2012 by

The coming summer months beg for crisp and watery. Salads built with the freshest of farmer’s market greens and vegetables, lemons...

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Warm Potato & Bacon Salad

Jan 22, 2012 by

Bacon seems to have experienced a tipping point in recent years. As many would agree ‘everything tastes better with bacon’. Does...

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Roasted Spiced Yam Wedges

Nov 23, 2011 by

Last week we broke convention and made a savory habanero cheesecake for the holidays. How about approaching the one vegetable that is...

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Habanero Savory Cheese Cake

Nov 16, 2011 by

Next Thursday is Thanksgiving. The very thought of this holiday prompts us to scribble away our mental menu items: Turkey, candied...

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Stuffed and Roasted Eggplant

Sep 28, 2011 by

Tomorrow will be year 5772 for many people all around the world. It will be the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah. Whilst the holiday...

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Stir Fried Barley and Vegetabl...

Mar 11, 2011 by

About 6 yrs ago, I was expecting my first child. It was a period of exuberance with the first belly bump, the first kick! Pregnant...

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Momos – The Tibetan Dump...

Jan 23, 2011 by

My family and I have spent many evenings feasting on Tibetan potstickers: Momos. This is one dish that does not discriminate between...

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Nuggets of Gold at the Christm...

Dec 11, 2010 by

Something about this time of year allows us to mentally drift in to a world of ‘sweet entitlement’. Gone, are all distinctions...

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Risotto with Pancetta & G...

Oct 24, 2010 by

Today I made a risotto. I have always contemplated making this dish as I peruse the grocery aisles and then ‘incorrectly’ remind...

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Tasty Cauliflower Cheese

Oct 3, 2010 by

My mum is here from London and the minute she lands in NY my nostalgia of London comes gushing in. She has just come back from her...

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Southern Indian Corn on the Co...

Aug 23, 2010 by

Walking around NY, one can’t help but notice all the ‘corn’ sold at the various fruit and vegetable stands. As a child, I...

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Causa…. The Peruvian Sum...

Aug 9, 2010 by

Last summer, my brother got married to Alexandra. He made us wait for many years and finally the day came when he decided that he...

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