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Mango kulfi with saffron sauce and pistachios

Mango kulfi with saffron sauce and pistachios

This ice cream defines decadent. It is essentially a rabdi (thickened Indian cream) with mango puree. I have modified the recipe a bit to...

Grilled cashew-cardamom-mace lamb chops

Grilled cashew-cardamom-mace lamb chops

Sometimes you come across a recipe that you have to make, and this recipe is one of those. I want to digress and talk about mace, a very...

Creamed spinach -- Indian-style

Creamed spinach -- Indian-style

This is a creamy, wonderful dish with lots of flavor. I have always loved creamed spinach, and the Western versions are bland to me. This...

Chicken pista korma - Indian curry series 5

Chicken pista korma - Indian curry series 5

To understand what a "korma" is, we need to first delve into the history of what it is NOT. When Indians traveled abroad, mainly UK and...

Goat (or lamb) biryani

Goat (or lamb) biryani

Every culture has a special dish with rice, paella for the Spanish, risotto for the Italians, fried rice for most of Asia, pilafs for the...

Roasted stuffed dates with saffron-chili beurre blanc

Roasted stuffed dates with saffron-chili beurre blanc

Appetizers are the most critical part of the meal. It sets the tone for the evening and always has to be outstanding. This appetizer is...