This is a sweet dressing that tastes really good in any salad that has fresh fruit or even dried fruits. If you make salads with apples, peaches, apricots, pears or mangos, this is the perfect sweet and sour dressing to bring out the fruit flavors. Continue reading Honey Vinaigrette→
We love stir-fry noodles at Asian restaurants, but it’s nice once in a while to have a homemade version. This vegetarian noodle stir fry has all things good such as ginger, garlic, cabbage, peppers and tofu. The best part of this homemade noodle stir fry is that it’s easier to make than one might think. Continue reading Noodles and Cabbage Stir Fry→
Every year in the fall, during the ten-day Indian festival of Navrathri, I am invited to a few of my friend’s homes for Golu where we are treated to a traditional south Indian Tamil snack called Sundal. We always look forward to eating this dish. In fact, all Tamilians make sundal for special occasions and there are many variations. Sundal is made with different types of pulses or legumes. Continue reading Sundal. Savory Chickpeas and Coconut Snack→
This yogurt dip is as creamy as a sour cream dip and just as delicious too. I made this super easy and super quick Greek yogurt dip to go with some Russian Carrot Fritters I made, but this yogurt dip can easily be used on a baked potato or as a dip for a veggie platter. Here is the recipe. Continue reading Greek Yogurt Dip→
Our family loves dark chocolate anything, and they especially love this raspberry chocolate bark. Kids like it with vanilla ice cream, adults like it with a good cup of coffee or port. Either way, this Dark Chocolate Rose Petal Raspberry Bark is delicious! Here is the recipe.
A Caprese salad with jam? I know it sounds odd, but it tastes really good. I came up with this variation of Caprese salad when we were in Cape Cod visiting our friends Jo and Oliver this past summer. They had an onion and garlic jam in their refrigerator that looked very enticing. I tried it with some crackers and cheese and it was yummy. Continue reading Caprese Salad with Savory Jam, Olives and Grapes→
When we visited my sister Banu in Philadelphia over the July 4th holiday, my brother-in-law Ranjit served us grilled asparagus one evening. I’ve had grilled asparagus many times, but truth be told I’ve liked them average at best. But these grilled asparagus were outstanding. Continue reading Grilled Asparagus with Lemon Seasoning Butter→