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Simply Spiced Lamb Chops

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  INGREDIENTS 8 whole cloves 2 small dried chiles (such as chiles de árbol), stemmed 2 teaspoons fennel seeds 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon whole black peppercorns 1/3 cup whole-milk plain yogurt 2 teaspoons finely grated peeled fresh ginger 8 lamb rib chops (each about 1 inch thick), excess fat trimmed Pickled Red Onions […]

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Cilantro Chicken

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In 2011, I visited my friend Charmian for the first time. It was a great afternoon filled with fun, food and fantastic talk!  My boys had such a lovely time and could not get enough of Charmian’s lovely cilantro chicken dish. And rightly so: this simple roasted chicken literally falls off the bone when cooked […]

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What color is your chicken curry?

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The first e-mail made me smile. As a writer focusing on Indian food, I often receive notes from people requesting recipes. But this e-mailer wanted the recipe for chicken curry. Over the years, many similar emails have followed. In fact, it’s the recipe that’s most requested of me. And still I smile. Imagine asking a […]

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Peruvian Chicken

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As a mom of young kids, I am always looking for ways to get a meal on the table that is not just good for the kids but one that they will eat! And, if you have been reading this blog or my writing for any length of time, you know that I am a […]

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The storm and the chicken

A few weeks ago, it seemed as though the fierce rain would crack my glass windows.  The furious wind was screeching. It created shrill sounds that tore through the air. And then the thunder. It was so loud that even  the flowers on the deck seemed to be trembling. My five-year-old was looking out the […]

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Gorgeous Chicken Skewers

I learned this recipe at the Park Hotel in Bangalore. Chef Rajiv Vimal was kind enough to give me demo of the recipe as well. Such a simple and perfect summer dish. You can either pan-fry the chicken or grill it. The charm of this dish is how simple it is to do and yet, when […]