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Black Lentil Soup

Posted by Paula on

Black Lentil Soup

The rainy days are upon us and how best to enjoy it than with a warm bowl of a hearty and filling soup? This black lentil soup is very easy to prepare, tasty, and you can add your leftover meats to enhance the flavor or keep it vegetarian-friendly. Or make it vegan by replacing butter with a plant-based fat of your choice. The cumin and black pepper adds a nice kick to the dish while the cilantro, celery, onions and carrots keep it light and fresh. I like to use dried black beans to this recipe but you can also...

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Taro Curry with Green Peas

Posted by Arundas on

Taro Curry with Green Peas

One late morning, I wished to cook something easy and simple to put together for two. It's often daunting to find a recipe that matches exactly what you have in your pantry right now. But the curry sauce recipe got my creative juices flowing, and I made up this delicious Taro Curry out of nothing but thin air. Like, magic! Follow me along as I walk you through this creative culinary journey... Curry Sauce Adopted from: https://www.cooks.com/recipe/x30w870u/a-simple-curry-sauce.html Ingredients 1-2 tbsp curry powder 1 tbsp flour 1 tbsp butter 1/2 tsp salt (or to taste) 1 cup coconut milk Notes I...

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Indian Beef Curry

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Indian Beef Curry

What better way to re-launch our blog than with a guest post from one of our loyal customer, an excellent photographer and one of the best home cooks I know, my brother @itsmariongarcia? Hope you enjoy his version of this yummy, fall-off-the-bone Indian Beef Curry goodness. So I recently tried an Indian Restaurant, and the food was just amazing. I liked the dish so much, that I wanted to recreate it on my own, and have my own version. Here's what I did. For the rice, I cooked it the same way you would but added: 1 stick of Cinnamon...

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Holiday-Spiced Hot Chocolate

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Holiday-Spiced Hot Chocolate

Christmas Eve, chilly afternoons, or when you’re feeling blue… any excuse is a good excuse to enjoy a hot cup of chocolate. Satisfying and warming, hot chocolate is always good when made with real chocolate, and even better when spiced with nutmeg and cinnamon. Both nutmeg and cinnamon have comforting flavor profiles that tend to bring memories of special events and holiday meals, making them ideal for Christmas. In this recipe, we’re giving classic hot chocolate an aromatic flavor boost with these two festive spices. Sweet spices have long starred in hot drinks for thousands of years across Mexico--the motherland...

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4-Ingredient Matcha Ice Cream

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4-Ingredient Matcha Ice Cream

This week's recipe: 4-Ingredient Matcha Ice Cream Ingredients:250ml Heavy Cream250ml Condensed Milk5 tbsp Matcha Powder1 cup fresh milk Directions: Pour milk in a sauce pot and let it simmer for 5 minutes. Add the matcha powder and stir with a wire whisk until the matcha powder is fully dissolved. Set aside to cool. In a bowl, whip heavy cream until soft peaks form. Slowly add condensed milk and fold the mixture together. Add the cooled matcha and milk mixture and fold in all ingredients until all ingredients are thoroughly incorporated. Transfer to a container with a lid and leave in...

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