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Tomato Saag Paneer

Tomato Saag Paneer

When I was a spinach-disliking child, my brother would torment me at the dinner table by telling me how delicious the spinach was, “MMMMmmmMMMMMMmmm”, in that annoying way that only little brothers can do. I later found out that he didn’t even like it himself. He admitted that he just ate it because Popeye did. Well, Popeye wasn’t one of my childhood heroes, but fortunately I did eventually learn the joys of leafy green veggies … Read entire article »

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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Chaiday

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Chaiday

I’m never quite sure about posting a recipe for masala chai because you really can’t go wrong as long as it comes out to your taste. Who needs a recipe, right? Well, maybe you love the taste of masala chai but you’ve never considered making it yourself, or maybe you’ve only ever had the opportunity to have chai in a coffeeshop chain and are interested in what the original would taste like. And since I … Read entire article »

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Desperately Seeking Spices: easy masala chai

Desperately Seeking Spices: easy masala chai

Roaming the early morning streets of Kolkata looking for my favourite chai wallah, I knew that this was going to be an addiction that I’d probably never break. Same scenario, different country, this morning I was roaming the streets of Sandringham in search of a spice shop that was open early enough so I could get my morning fix. I’d dropped my husband off at work in the CBD and was sitting in traffic looking … Read entire article »

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