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Gluten-Free Roasted Tomato, Red Pepper & Gruyère Tart (a.k.a. Pizza Tart) | kitchenoperas.com

Gluten-Free Roasted Tomato, Red Pepper & Gruyère Tart (a.k.a. Pizza Tart)

Last weekend we had a dinner with extended family, and my sister (Heather) and I were tasked with bringing a gluten-free and vegetarian main course. So we put our heads together and brainstormed delicious ideas — I’ve been craving a savoury tart, ever since getting a hold of my new favourite cookbook: Small Plates and Sweet […]

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India: Spice Plantations in Goa & Periyar

One very last India post for you — and this is one of my favourite recaps! We were lucky to go to two different spice plantations when we were in South India: one in Goa, and one in Periyar (Kerala).  The pictures in this post are from both spots. We had two lovely guides, both […]

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India: Kochi, Kerala

Kathakali is the traditional dance of India, and tells the stories of the epics.  Usually Kathakali dances last all night, and take place at the temples for religious festivals.  The cultural centre has set up a show perfect for tourists: you get to see the dancers put on their makeup, they explain the traditions, give a little demo, and then do excerpts of a dance.

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Mole Veggie Chili Fajitas

This is one of my tried and true recipes that I have been making (and tweaking) for over ten years. It’s a family stand-by, and I know it works because my Mum often requests “Fajita Night”, which means that we make a batch of this chili plus a batch of seasoned ground beef (for the carnivorous Dad), and we all get to make our own Fajitas with whole wheat tortillas and fillings of choice. My favourite fillings include the veggie chili, cheese, low-fat sour cream, chipotles, and guacamole. Mmmmm.

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