Tag Archives: cauliflower

Thai Red Curry Veggies

We’ve had a stressful few weeks around here. And in times of stress, we tend to order in Thai food. But all that ordering started to look a bit silly when I had a jar of red curry paste in my fridge.  So off to create my own curry I went! I have to say […]

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Gluten-Free & Vegan Cauliflower Croquettes

Ok, I’ve got one more recipe from the cookbook I mentioned in my Corn & Kidney Bean Casserole post (Vicki’s Vegan Kitchen by Vicki Chelf) — and can you believe it? I found vegan and gluten-free croquettes!!! And they are delicious!!!! When I saw Vicki’s recipe I was hesitant. I thought that there was no […]

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India: Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu

Our next stop following Chennai on our tour of South India was Mahabalipuram (formerly Mammalipuram) in the state of Tamil Nadu. We needed to power up with a good breakfast for the drive, and so started with an incredible plate (clockwise from the top: masala uttapam, coconut chutney, roasted tomato chutney, sambar (lentil soup), idli, […]

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Jaipur, India: Lentils & Lattices

Mahara Jai Singh built the city of Jaipur, in 1727.  In the city, he built the Jantar Mahal, an observatory using astronomical instruments for astrological readings.  It’s now a World Heritage site, and I think you can see why: This is a sundial — and it’s really impressive (at about 4 stories high!): And it’s […]

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WWII Woolton Pie

The boyfriend and I have really enjoyed watching old episodes from a TV show called the Supersizers series this year.  The show is hosted by Giles Coren and Sue Perkins, who spend a week reenacting interesting time periods, like the Edwardian or Regency Eras. In one of their shows, they revisit Wartime Britain — where […]

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Mole Roasted Cauliflower Poppers

I adore roasted cauliflower.  Tossed with olive oil, and salt and pepper, and left in a hot (425 F) oven for 20 minutes… perfection.  And because they’re bite-sized, you can call them “Cauliflower Poppers” and feel like you’re having a real treat. I also adore anything “mole” (pronounced “moh-lay”).  The mole combination of chocolate and […]

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