“Fried Fish Dabbawalla” – Ocean Perch, Curried Noodles, And Mint Yogurt

: : : : : Part of the fun of creating a new dish is the right to name it 🙂 Sometimes, (often) 🙂 the name is not related to the ingredients of the dish, such as in the dish featured here. Many times, the name was given to honor a person, a profession, or […]

Curried Pasta With Cauliflower And Crisp Lettuce

: : : Curried pasta is one of my favorite “quick-meals”, tasty food that can be prepared without much effort, time and money. Here I have combined curry- pasta for the first time with cold, crisp lettuce and I was just blown away by the difference this addition has made to a familiar dish which […]

Curried Beef And Mushroom Buddha Bowl

> > > > > Named for its big, round Buddha belly shape, a “Buddha bowl” can mean different things to different people, but here I am talking about the culinary meaning, which is a one-dish meal consisting of rice or pasta, whole grains, veggies, protein (by way of meat or seafood, beans, tofu, lentils) and a dressing or […]

Cork Screw Pasta With Chicken And Vegetables In Curried Coconut Cream

> > > Leftover pasta. What to do with it ? Usually, most folks just pop it in the microwave with a bit of sauce (or ketchup?? ) 🙂 Or maybe cook it up in a pan with some eggs ? How about doing this easy, sexy beauty next time ! I had some left over […]

Curried Shrimp With Potatoes & Garbanzos

  > Today, I like to share a dish with you that I have prepared in its basic version hundreds of times over the years. It is a “a la minute” dish, so it requires no prolonged cooking and can be prepared on short notice (a la minute) and in just a few minutes of […]

Curried Pumpkin, Potato And Coconut Soup

> > The  style of this curry soup has it’s origins in Europe. As I mentioned in previous posts, many decades ago, when I was an apprentice in Europe, “curries” were prepared the European way, nothing at all like “real curries” as they exist in far-away land’s 🙂 Madras curry powder, ground cumin, cream or […]

Curried Pasta With Shrimp, Mushrooms, Veggies And Egg

> > This  dish is one of my  “go to”  dishes when contemplating endlessly without resolve in my mind what I will cook for the next meal. Although I am a sucker for real curry, pasta sautéed in curry powder and “stuff” is something I can eat happily any time of the day, as often as twice a […]

Curried Garbanzo And Potato Wrap With Raita

> > Curried  garbanzos (chickpeas) are one of my favorite snacks. They are quick and easy to prepare and their heat (add as much chile flakes or cayenne pepper as you can handle) makes for a great snack when boring pretzels just won’t do. Today I prepared one of the hybrids of curried garbanzos I […]

Spinach Wrap With Curried Garbanzos And Shrimp

> > Once  in a while I prepare for myself curried garbanzo beans (chick peas) as a snack. Today I took it a step further and gave the garbanzos the honor to be the center of this delicious culinary concoction. Quick and easy to prepare, it is a great dish to showcase to full advantage the […]

Curried Lentil Salad With Tandoory-Style Chicken

> > Today,  let’s make a salad that is both full of flavor and easy to prepare. Curried lentils are of course one of my favorite lentil recipes, served either hot or cold (vinaigrette added), by them self as salad or as a sexy side dish (again, either hot or as salad). And tandoori chicken?- well, anytime, please 🙂 […]