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Thai Tofu Penang Curry

 Ingredients: 2 cups coconut milk 2 tbsps vegetable oil (optional) 1/4 cup Penang Curry Paste (store bought) Fried Cubed Tofu 2 tbsps palm sugar 2-3 tbsps of fish sauce, to taste 6-7 kaffir lime leaves 1/2 cup Thai Basil Leaves Small can of bamboo shoots Sliced green/red bell pepper Directions: In a wok or large […]

Indian, Spices

Garam Masala ( Allspice)

What is Garam Masala?  It is a blend of ground spices which is extensively used in Indian cooking.  Garam Masala translated in english means “Hot Spice” and around the world it is known by the name of “Curry.” There are so many versions of garam masalas so the ingredients vary from one recipe to another. […]

From the oven

Sugar Cookies

SUGAR COOKIES (Recipe Courtesy: Ingredients: 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup butter, softened 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions: Preheat oven to 350degrees F. In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and baking powder. Set aside. In […]


Gobhi Aloo (Cauliflower and potatoes)

A very simple dish which is made differently in several parts of India.  This one is typical Punjabi style Gobhi Aloo which is dry and is served with chapati (roti) or paratha.  It is just cauliflower and potato stir fried in an aromatic blend of Indian spices. Ingredients: Cauliflower Florets