Author Archives: ranju

Time for some Pork Chops!

If you like your meat more well-done than pink – I got the recipe for you. Total Time: 7 minutes Ingredients medium-sized thinly cut pork chop ( I eat two of these, about 0.5lbs) Spices ~1 tsp pepper ~0.5 tsp … Continue reading

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Pesto Fettucini – Fake alert!

  Total Time: 15 mins Ingredients: For the “pasta”: 7-8 medium-sized zucchinis (or ridge-gourd/Tori/Turai/Peerkangai) A good peeler For the sauce: 1 bunch basil leaves (about 2½ ounces) ½ cup pine nuts (or brazil nuts, or almonds) – I used brazil … Continue reading

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Honey Drizzled Chicken with Potatoes & Cauliflower

Total time: About 30 minutes Ingredients Chicken leg, about a pound Honey, about 0.5-1 tbsp Spices – salt, pepper, mustard, basil Preparation Mix the spices together and make a paste. Throw in some chopped ginger/garlic if you like. Rub this … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Goodness!

Total Time: 15 mins Ingredients: For main dish: 250 gms butternut squash/sweet pumpkin, peeled and diced 15-20 beans, uncut and trimmed 2 tbsp coconut milk Shredded coconut, to sprinkle on top Pepper and salt, to taste For tempering: 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Mozzarella Pineapple Omelette

Total Time: 10mins Ingredients: 3 eggs, beaten with salt Mozzarella cheese, 3 oz Pineapple bits, about 6 Assorted sliced vegetables – Carrots, spring onions, beans, bell peppers 1/2 tbsp butter Basil Salt to taste Preparation: Make your omelette batter with the … Continue reading

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Egg Raita + Curried Veggies = Indian Style Soul Food

Ingredients For Egg Raita: 2 cups of curd/yogurt (made with whole milk) 2 hard-boiled eggs 1 onion – finely chopped For tempering: 1 tsp mustard seeds 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp coriander powder 2-3 green chillies Dried curry leaves … Continue reading

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