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Black cumin in a spicy mixture

Modification for idali podi The preparation U3 (Idali podi) in the book A Short Course in Culinary Experiments had no variations or experiments.  There was a reason for this.  At the time of writing the book, I thought that any

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More uses for black cumin

Seasoning sambar with black cumin or Nigella sativa In a previous posting, I summarized the various medicinal benefits for black cumin (kalonji, karim jeerakam, കരിം ജീരകം) and the importance attached to this seed, in the herbal-medicine practices of the Middle

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DOSA IN PIZZA AVATAR 4 The Best of East & West

OOOOO….my sister in law Rekha and my two nieces were coming down from Australia to India in their long vacation. It’s over 17 yrs now since they settled there .Her children as well as husband are Australian Citizens by now.

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Cranberry in Chutneys – Part 4

Just cranberry To see all of the culinary experiments related to cranberry, please click here. Culinary experiments on procedure CP–15 In A Short Course in Culinary Experiments, the procedure CP-15 referred to the preparation of a chutney (called thokku) with

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Another culinary nudge with cranberries

Cranberries in Sambar In an earlier post, I outlined a culinary nudge in the preparation of dal with cranberries.  Here is another one. Perhaps I should explain the use of terminology “nudge.”  Here, you are just adding cranberry to a

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Culinary experiments: Cranberry, mushroom & tomato

Cranberry, mushroom & tomato This posting is the continuation of explorations of the culinary experiments, incorporating cranberry.  For previous posting on this topic, see here, here and here. This procedure is a modification of the method M4 (mushroom with tomato),

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Hi All Food Explorers,I would like to share what I loved in this book with you.

Starting with the “Worrrld famous in India” Herbal Medicine from spices.Try the recipe using Jeera-Cumin as tea and an antacid from this book.. Worked for me what about you.Would love to hear from other foodie friends on this blog.

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