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Tulsi | Tulasi | Thulasi | An Essential Ingredient in Every Kitchen and Medicine Chest

Tulsi, a medicine chest in a sacred herb. Continue reading

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Monday Vegetarian Inspiration | Cheesey Love

There is nothing like a good piece of cheese, and I can often be seen with a slab of great cheese, some crackers, sliced tiny tomatoes, a few greens and a huge smile on my face. Bocconcini or any other form of soft mozzarella works just as well, with a drizzle of pomegranate syrup over the top. Here is some cheesey inspiration for you this morning. Continue reading

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Monday Vegetarian Inspiration | What is for Breakfast?

Are you in a breakfast rut? No longer…. Continue reading

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Ingredients: A Note on Broad Beans.

Broad beans are synonymous with spring, with their presence so fleeting. Here in Australia, that is from September through October. It is one of the few true seasonal vegetables. Continue reading

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How to Cook Basic Risotto

The basics of cooking risotto are very very easy. Take rice. Add stock gradually. Stir for 20 minutes. Serve. Enjoy! Hmm. Let’s take a little bit more time to explore, to be mindful. Ingredient Notes Rice: Use only arborio rice(or … Continue reading

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Chaat Masala | A tangy spice mix

The masala (spice mix) that adds tang to Indian snacks. Continue reading

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What to do with Deep Fried Tofu

A perfect quick meal or snack! Continue reading

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