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Mung Beans with Basmati Rice

This dish was inspired by the Indian comfort food khichdi, which if I understood correctly can mean quite many things depending on the region and the cook, and is also known as kitchari especially among the ayurvedics in the US. It makes use of rice with some variety of pulses to form a complete meal, […]

Soba Salad with Miso Dressing

This might look like just another salad, but it was so good that I had to snap a quick photo and write down the recipe. Soba noodles are probably my favorite kind – they are so slurpy and readily absorb all the flavors in a sauce. I’m pretty sure I’ll be coming back to this […]

Beet Kimchi

I have a love-hate relationship with pickled vegetables. I absolutely love pickles when they’ve been made by fermenting in brine, but I can’t bring myself to like pickles that have been preserved with vinegar. For example, when I was a kid in school, we’d often have slices of pickled beet as part of our school […]

Autumnal Apple Cake baked with Olive Oil

We got a free bag of apples from the organic grocery nearby, and since the fall seems to be here for good, I decided to bake something cinnamony. This apple cake was so easy to make, came out perfectly moist, and had such a delightful fragrance, that the forthcoming winter doesn’t suddenly feel like such […]

Cauliflower Potato Curry with Green and Chick Peas

This curry is definitely comfort food at its finest! I wanted a really spicy dish and added some red hot curry powder before serving, but it could be omitted for a milder version. Cubed tomatoes didn’t just add a nice contrasting color for the photo shoot, but also contributed fresh bursts in the midst of […]