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11 October, 2017

Coconut Flan (Island style)

Coconut Flan (Island style)
Posted in : American, Asian, Baking, Christmas, Desserts & Sweets, Egg, Island Recipes, Mexican, Pacific Island food, Party, Thanksgiving on by : sujeesha
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Flan is the easiest dessert you can make and this variation with coconut adds a twist to this wonderful dessert. I have not added any sugar to the custard because condensed milk and sweetness from coconut cream is good enough. I have seen some people add more eggs, but those flans turn out too eggy
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11 September, 2017

Aaloo Samosa – aka Samosas filled with spiced potatoes

Aaloo Samosa – aka Samosas filled with spiced potatoes
Comments : 2 Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Deep Fried, Diwali, North Indian, Party, Ramadan, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Samosas are the most popular Indian snack across the world and I have not come across anyone that is not intrigued by them. There are hundreds of varieties of samosas and what I’m sharing here is the classic version of em all. There are no hard and fast rule as to what goes in the
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1 September, 2017

Chicken Chili Verde

Chicken Chili Verde
Posted in : Chicken, Chilies & Stews, Diabetic, Dinner, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Mexican, Paleo, Slow Cooker on by : sujeesha
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There are several different kinds of chili out there and my favorites are the ones that do not have beans in them. I feel beans are used by restaurants as fillers and they do kill the flavor of meat. This particular recipe if a favorite of mine since it has a little tanginess to it
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22 August, 2017

Naan

Naan
Posted in : Baking, Bread, Dinner, Diwali, North Indian, Party, Ramadan, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Indian meal at a restaurant is not complete unless you have your generous dose of tandoor-cooked bread called “Naan”. Many of us think making naan at home is impossible without a clay oven, but believe me, oven range works just fine. Two essential items that are needed to make the best naan at home (atleast
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14 August, 2017

Aviyal

Posted in : Curries, Heart Healthy, Indian, Kerala, Low Fat, Onam Sadhya, Paleo, Sides, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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This nutritious dish with a variety of vegetables cooked in coconut paste is an important part of all Kerala festivals. Outside of festivals, its a great side dish for Adai, another nutritious Indian pancake you can find in my site. There are a lot of vegetables used, hence quantity of each vegetable is so less.
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13 June, 2017

Flan – 2 (lets make some caramel sauce)

Flan – 2 (lets make some caramel sauce)
Posted in : Asian, Baking, Chamorro, Continental, Desserts & Sweets, Egg, Filipino, Latin American, Pacific Island food, Party, Thai on by : sujeesha
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Flan is a very simple dessert, the origin of which is claimed by different countries. A Portuguese friend of my taught me the traditional method of making flan and its the bomb. I use less eggs than most recipes out there because i don’t like my flan too eggy. Don’t be intimidated by the caramel
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13 June, 2017

Banana Lumpia (aka – Turon)

Banana Lumpia (aka – Turon)
Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Chamorro, Deep Fried, Desserts & Sweets, Filipino, Pacific Island food, Thanksgiving, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Ever since i came across this dish while looking for Chamorro desserts, i’ve been dying to make these. This is a very simple Filipino dish that migrated to Guam and has different variations. What i like about Lumpias is that they are not too sweet but delicious, and can be made in a jiffy. Jackfruit
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