Tag Archives: Indian cuisine

Sri Lankan scallop curry & a food portrait

Cooking hasn’t been much of a priority these days.  Instead I’ve opted to geek out and reread my camera manual and watch hours upon hours of photography workshops on creativeLIVE (I know, total party animal right here).  If you’re interested in the business of photography or just photography in general I highly recommend you stop…

Fiery cravings: dal tadka, bhindi curry & coconut basmati

Since I’m not one to deny food cravings I spent most of my Saturday in the kitchen surrounded by various spices, lentils, and a very large mound of okra. The inspiration comes from a recent dining experience at Tayyabs where I was reacquainted with my particular fondness for karahi bhindi (okra curry).  And so, to…

Curry for beginners :: cod & spinach curry

Prior to visiting Kerala two years ago I had never considered making my own Indian curry.  While I enjoy the cuisine the variety of spices required for a curry overwhelmed me (and my kitchen shelves).  It was only after having had the best curry ever at a cooking class taught by Leelu at Leelu’s Homestay…

Kerala: A taste of

Stepping back to February of 2011 takes me to Kerala, a southwestern state of India.  This was perhaps the first time where I visited a country without ever having tried its food previously.  It didn’t take long for the masala dosa (an Indian crepe – paper thin and crispy, wrapped around a piping hot potato…

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