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Cheese: What's Parmesan, Pecorino, Asiago & Romano?

Cheese: What’s Parmesan, Pecorino, Asiago & Romano?

Wanna know more about Italian cheeses? I know I never can keep them straight, so I loved this article by Foodwhirl’s lovely friend Talk of Tomatoes.  It’s a very cool post detailing the differences between Parmesan, Pecorino, Asiago and Romano cheeses. Interesting and informative! I was really tempted to categorize this post under ‘main course’ or entree. I love cheese so much, I could eat…

How to Make Tamales

How to Make Tamales

Hi, I’m Emily! I’ve been inspired by Foodwhirl’s recipes so far, and am excited to contribute to it! My husband and I made tamales for Memorial Day, so I thought it would be a great recipe to share. We make tamales about once a year. They’re certainly time consuming, but making 6 dozen is as easy as making 12, so it’s a great meal to make and then freeze. Tamales are also a great p…

Shrimp Tostadas with Avocado Cream

Shrimp Tostadas with Avocado Cream

Shrimp Tostadas with Avocado Cream. Fried corn tortillas layered with refried beans, rice, shrimp and a zesty avocado cream. Get the Recipe: Shrimp Tostadas with Avocado Cream

Makki di Roti

Makki di Roti

Makki di roti means “bread of corn” in the Punjabi language. Makki di roti is yellow in color. Makki di roti is generally made during the winter-time in Punjab and is perhaps best known when accompanied with Sarson ka saag. Get the Recipe: Makki di Roti

Bajra Roti / Bajra Bhakri

Bajra Roti / Bajra Bhakri

Bajra roti or bajra bhakri are flat breads made from millet flour.Bajra also knowns as pearl millet is very popular in Rajasthan, this humble food has been eaten in India since the pre-historic times. It is mostly consumed in the form of rotis,especially in the winters. Get the Recipe: Bajra Roti / Bajra Bhakri

Chicken Kolhapuri

Chicken Kolhapuri

Bold, and spicy is what defines this chicken curry; a very aromatic dish that heavily pronounces the flavors from the south western part of India – Kolhapur; a recipe as vibrant and rich as the history of this ancient town. Get the Recipe: Chicken Kolhapuri

Rasgulla/Rasogulla

Rasgulla/Rasogulla

So spongy and soft, Rasgullas are my all time favorite sweets, I can relish two to three in one go without having overdose of sweetness. Only milk, sugar and water is required to make these spongy balls but still despite of simple ingredients Rasgulla making is an art, which can be easily mastered if you follow the right technique. Cleaning up kitchen after making Rasgullas is quite a task but once I take a pie…

Semolina Pineapple Pudding

Semolina Pineapple Pudding

Pineapple Halwa is also called Pineapple Rava Kesari or Kesari Baath in South India, which is a very popular sweet dish in South Indian menu. Kesari Bath is very much similar to Sooji Ka Halwa only difference is kesari bath is cooked in saffron with loads of ghee in it. As I told you earlier also about my Pineapple mania so this is my second recipe in that series, first recipe was Pineapple Jam. Ingredients: ½ Cu…

Mango Curry with Dumplings

Mango Curry with Dumplings

It’s a seasonal dish using yummy mangoes. It’s perfect for the summer time as it is light and is accompanied by dumplings made from gram flour. I love this dish because it has the tangyness and sweetness of mangoes, yet makes a great dish for a main course meal. Nobody can resist this Indian dish ever. From the original site: Place all ingredients for dumplings in a bowl and make a batter with enou…

Coconut Okra

Coconut Okra

“Vegetarians, and their Hezbollah-like splinter faction, the vegans … are the enemy of everything good and decent in the human spirit.” ― Anthony Bourdain, Kitchen Confidential I’m going to forgive Anthony Bourdain his hatred of vegetarians because he’s so good looking and because people with a sense of humour are so easy to forgive. Mostly because he’s so good looking. Mov…

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