This Blood Orange and Fennel Spritzer makes use of seasonal blood oranges or any citrus of choice and is sweetened with an easy to make fennel infused simple syrup. It’s allergy friendly, non-alcoholic and a refreshing option to serve your friends who love mocktails.
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If you’re a curry lover, you know that all beautiful bold flavors are found in the paste. This Thai Yellow Curry Paste uses clean, fresh ingredients to create a paste that is inspired by Thai flavors yet is simple enough to make with minimal effort.
Curry is one of my favorite meals to enjoy in the fall season. Although it’s still warm in Berkeley, anytime is a good time for curry. Would you agree?
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This mango achaar is a special South Asian condiment that is both spicy and sweet and uses the best of summer time mangoes. It’s a no bake recipe and a nice introduction to achaar.
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Happy March everyone! For this post, I am sharing one of my favorite lemon cakes. It’s made with simple ingredients such as yogurt, milk, fresh lemon juice, zest and sugar.
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Many of us have Thanksgiving dinner menus on our minds but it has been an unusually tough time in California these past few weeks.
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Last summer, we visited Hawaii. We used to visit Hawaii often but before my daughter had multiple food allergies. Over the years, the list and severity of her allergies grew so we put travel on hold. Continue reading “Mexican Rice Bowl & Tips for Traveling with Food Allergies”
This Blueberry Cardamom sauce is an easy, throw together dessert that uses the best of seasonal fresh blueberries and simple ingredients. You can use frozen blueberries also so that you can enjoy it anytime of the year!
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This week, May 13-19 is Food Allergy Awareness Week. It is a week where us food allergy folks shed light on all things food allergies. Coincidentally, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be a mama without food allergies caring for a young child with food allergies. That’s a mouthful! Continue reading “Sun-tella Spread ( Sunflower Seed Butter Chocolate Spread)”
Do you want to take a break from eating cookies this holiday season? Do you need an energy boost but without all the refined sugar and processed chemicals? My apricot-ginger energy bites make a nourishing, delicious alternative to cookies. They would make a great gift too. Continue reading “Apricot-Ginger Energy Bites”
I’ve had it in my head to make golden beet dip for quite a while now. My talented friends Nancy who writes the blog Urban Kitchen Apothecary and Anuja who celebrates colorful food on her blog The Pepper Cook have made variations of lentil dips before which looked utterly delicious. Continue reading “Golden Beet Dip”
Hi friends! I’m very pleased to share a recipe using Oaktown Spice Shop‘s Chile Limon. This blend combines the heat of Turkish chile and coriander with the tartness of lime juice and sea salt. I can’t think of a better way to showcase these flavors together than in a fruity summer salsa.
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If you grew up in a South Asian home like I did, most often you will find a pot of slow brewed chai simmering away on your stove. Any time a guest pops in for a visit, chai is served with biscuits or sweets.
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