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19 October, 2016

Vaishali Bhutani’s -Murgh Malai Tikka-

Vaishali Bhutani’s -Murgh Malai Tikka-
Comments : 6 Posted in : Appetizers on by : Rubina Rahiman
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“There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” -George Bernard Shaw Do you agree with the quote above? I did not, until I met Vaishali. Her face lights up, her speech is quick and light, while she shares her passions for cooking and traveling. My encounter with Vaishali was through food and travel which we are
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19 August, 2016

Gluten-free Banana Bread

Gluten-free Banana Bread
Comments : 3 Posted in : Gluten-free, Wholesome Breakfast on by : Rubina Rahiman
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This gluten-free banana loaf is sweetened with banana and organic coconut sugar, with no refined sugar added, making it a great healthy lunch box idea! My kids love banana bread. My sister is a sucker for banana bread. I knew when my sister was diagnosed with celiac disease that I’d need to create a gluten-free
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18 June, 2016

Crunchy Pine nut Quinoa Salad

Crunchy Pine nut Quinoa Salad
Comments : 4 Posted in : Super Foods, Super Salads on by : Rubina Rahiman
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  Quinoa (KEEN-wah), super grain of the millennium is high in fiber enriched with a high-quality protein similar to that found in meat. This tiny nutritional powerhouse used to be a diet staple of the ancient Incas. It cooks up like rice and has a mild flavor similar to couscous. It is totally vegan, gluten free,
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16 June, 2016

Maqloobeh

Maqloobeh
Posted in : World Cuisine on by : Rubina Rahiman
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A classic and the most famous Middle Eastern dish,”Upside Down” or Maqloobeh is cooked with all the ingredients in a pot, and then inverted onto a serving plate. This dish has 3 layers- meat (chicken or lamb), fried vegetables and rice. The typical spice used for this exclusive dish is a mixture of cumin, cardamom,
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30 January, 2016

Masala Chai (Indian Spiced Tea)

Masala Chai (Indian Spiced Tea)
Posted in : World Cuisine on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Chai, a ubiquitous drink in India is a spiced milk tea that has become increasingly popular throughout the world. Chai is an integral part of Indian culture. Tea came to India from China, but was popularised largely in the British colonial era when large plantations were established. As chai became a working-class drink, it travelled through the country,
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5 December, 2015

Tortilla Española (Spanish omelette)

Tortilla Española (Spanish omelette)
Comments : 4 Posted in : World Cuisine on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Tortilla Española is essentially the national dish of Spain. Spanish omelette is a simple delicious dish that can be served as a main meal or appetizer. The history of this dish is first recorded in 1817. It is said that General Thomas Zumalacárregui found himself famished during the First Carlist War when he came upon a
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18 October, 2015

Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dip)- one the kids can help you make!

Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dip)- one the kids can help you make!
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Cooking with young children is a wonderful way to engage their senses, and by doing so, you are helping to develop and reinforce important learning pathways in the brain. Parents get something out of this kitchen togetherness, too. First, there’s the quality time you’ll share. Then there’s the pleasure of sitting down at the table together
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18 August, 2015

Taste of Mysore

Taste of Mysore
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Discover the tastes that cannot be recreated elsewhere, in Mysore. Mysore, the city of palaces, is a popular tourist destination in the state of Karnataka, in Southern India. Entice your taste buds with signature dishes such as Mysorepak, Akki roti, Mysore Masala Dosa, Kesari Bath and a wide variety of spicy and sweet dishes that appeal to your palette.
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9 July, 2015

Minty Green Tea with Pine nuts

Minty Green Tea with Pine nuts
Posted in : World Cuisine on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Mint, a wonder herb acts as a powerful antioxidant, soothes an upset stomach, promotes focus, breaks up coughs and helps with nasal allergies. Green tea improves cardiovascular health, reduces the risk of cancer and helps with weight loss. Green tea which is consumed “fresh”, is less processed and retains more of its nutrients and antioxidants
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8 July, 2015

A Taste of Tetouan, Morocco

A Taste of Tetouan, Morocco
Comments : 3 Posted in : World Cuisine on by : Rubina Rahiman
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We cherish every single moment spent in Tetouan, a jewel of a town at the foot of the Rif Mountains, and just a few kilometres from the sea. There is an air of authenticity here that adds great value to a visit. We love this city, last summer we came here for a couple of weeks
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