Drunken Noodles

May 12, 2016 by

A couple of weeks ago, I made “Drunken Noodles”. Why drunken? There’s no flambéing , no vodka – no alcohol at all...

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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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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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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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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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Trudie Styler and Sting’...

Jul 9, 2013 by

  A few weeks ago, I met Trudie Styler at the launch of her product line ‘Il Palagio’, sourced from her garden in Tuscany....

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Warm chickpea salad – A ...

May 20, 2013 by

These days it’s all about the warm salad for me. When one component of the salad is warm, it provides such an elevated contribution...

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Roasted Eggplant With Bulgar

Apr 12, 2013 by

Last month, I taught a class on vegetarian meals. Whenever I approach vegetarian food, it is always through my omnivore perspective....

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Slow Cooked Potato Curry Dum A...

Feb 19, 2013 by

  The Upper East Side is kicking it up notches. Within the last couple of years, eating and drinking locales like, The Arlington...

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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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Hotchpotch Pasta With Veggies

Sep 16, 2012 by

 Monday being Monday always leaves me in a state of anxiety. If you master Monday, the rest of the week falls into place, but if...

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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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Alu tikki -The Indian Croquett...

May 3, 2012 by

As many of you know, I have begun my apprenticeship at Michelin-starred, Indian fine dining, restaurant ‘ Tulsi NYC’. The French...

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Fresh Zucchini Parmigiana

Mar 27, 2012 by

Lately, I have run into a lot of Europeans who in some fashion or another work in the arts. The interactions have left me both...

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Unsworn! Vegan Diva

Mar 10, 2012 by

My friend and trusted voice in food media, Shivani Vora, hosted a soiree of desert tasting by Fernanda Capobianco of Vegan Diva and...

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Yellow Split Pea Soup

Feb 28, 2012 by

Soup, gently simmering on the stove whilst infusing the air with its aromatic elements holds the promise of more than your next meal....

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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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Paneer – The Brick and M...

Jul 26, 2011 by

In one of my classes at the French Culinary Institute, I needed to offer a vegetarian entrée option for L’ecole (the school’s...

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Falafel Poppers – The He...

Apr 17, 2011 by

Today I saw a lady eating a purple yam on the train. My initial reaction was to find this odd and a little disgusting. Surely there...

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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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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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