Local pumpkins are now prolific at farmer’s markets and my Whole Foods. They are tasty, vitamin-packed treasures that are as versatile as you care to make them. Add in some of the last of my backyard chilies and yellow cherry tomatoes, and you’ve got a dish that’s downright good for you. Tonight I yearned for… Read More Local Foods Week | Curried Pumpkin
Sometimes it’s nice to have a sandwich for dinner. There’s a feeling of simplicity to it. There’s an even greater feeling of ease to if, if you’re using leftovers to start. I had some of the white ginger chicken leftover that was already deliciously flavored. Why not work that into an Indian spiced chicken salad,… Read More Persephone’s Deli| Devi’s Curried Chicken on Homemade Naan
Just because it’s a weeknight meal and it’s cold, and – let’s face it – you’re a little bit miserable, doesn’t mean that you have to compromise. We always hear the world is getting smaller. Things that we once thought were inaccessible, foreign and exotic, even five years ago, are now within easy reach of… Read More Cold Weather Curry | Masoor Dal with Root Vegetables
It’s a dessert! Readers with a sweet tooth, rejoice! I have yet to put one up on PK, although they’re made around here occasionally. This one is dead simple. Mostly because it starts with leftover Indian-spiced Basmati. If you’ve been around the Kitchen much, you’ll remember how much I love curries. For the pudding, I… Read More Rose-scented Basmati Rice Pudding | Ohh, Lah Lah!
I love curries. Love, love, love. I love them even more now that I’m a bit more familiar with the cooking techniques and spices that are considered basic. Anjum Anand had an Indian Food Made Easy series on BBC that was really a great intro to the genre. You can find it on the Cooking Channel now,… Read More Curry for a Lady
Indian food is something I’ve developed a taste for. To the point that I crave it regularly. I didn’t always. I didn’t understand it; it was a little too exotic. Now? Let’s be honest here: I love it. It has become a point of pride that I’ve tried to learn what I can about… Read More Brick Lane, Meet Persephone: A Seasonal, Weeknight Curry