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Rotini pasta mixed with a sun dried tomato and caper dressing, tossed with feta, olives and roasted tomatoes.

Rotini pasta mixed with a sun dried tomato and caper dressing, tossed with feta, olives and roasted tomatoes.

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A simple yet irresistible dish of potatoes with cumin seeds. The perfect side dish to your Indian meals.

A simple yet irresistible dish of potatoes with cumin seeds. The perfect side dish to your Indian meals.

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Crepes, lemon curd, whipped cream, strawberries make for a recipe that helps you start the day off right!

Crepes, lemon curd, whipped cream, strawberries make for a recipe that helps you start the day off right!

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Chef in Disguise guest posts for the Novice Housewife with this delicious Levantine dish known as Kibbeh or Kubbeh.

Chef in Disguise guest posts for the Novice Housewife with this delicious Levantine dish known as Kibbeh or Kubbeh.

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Chicken Khada masala or chicken cooked in whole spices. A simple yet delicious Indian dish

Chicken Khada masala or chicken cooked in whole spices. A simple yet delicious Indian dish

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Daring Bakers make Povitica this October. I ended up with a traditional walnut filling one and a poppy seed filled povitica. Both were delicious!

Daring Bakers make Povitica this October. I ended up with a traditional walnut filling one and a poppy seed filled povitica. Both were delicious!

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The Heritage Cook guest posts her recipe for a classic coconut layer cake!

The Heritage Cook guest posts her recipe for a classic coconut layer cake!

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Manchurian is Indian chinese food at its best. The dish is made of cabbage fritters dipped in a spicy soy based sauce. Serve with fried rice

Manchurian is Indian chinese food at its best. The dish is made of cabbage fritters dipped in a spicy soy based sauce. Serve with fried rice

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Great tips and illustrations to get the perfect crust and texture on your croissants.

Great tips and illustrations to get the perfect crust and texture on your croissants.

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A simple yet very elegant dessert- Asian pears poached in red wine. You will be making these again and again!

A simple yet very elegant dessert- Asian pears poached in red wine. You will be making these again and again!

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Soft, melt in your mouth Lamb kebabs- an Indian Mughlai specialty served with garlic naans

Soft, melt in your mouth Lamb kebabs- an Indian Mughlai specialty served with garlic naans

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Oreos stuffed with peanut butter layers and covered with fondant. A "cake" to celebrate life.

Oreos stuffed with peanut butter layers and covered with fondant. A "cake" to celebrate life.

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Spicy and creamy mushroom and garlic soup

Spicy and creamy mushroom and garlic soup

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Marble Bread with matcha green tea and refried bean swirls

Marble Bread with matcha green tea and refried bean swirls

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Naan takes the cake among foreigners but try this unleavened Indian flat bread made on a hot iron plate (tawa) from whole grain wheat and legume (chickpea)  and you might change your likes.

Naan takes the cake among foreigners but try this unleavened Indian flat bread made on a hot iron plate (tawa) from whole grain wheat and legume (chickpea) and you might change your likes.

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Step by step photo instructions on how to get a crispy crust for your Samosa- a popular Indian tea time snack!

Step by step photo instructions on how to get a crispy crust for your Samosa- a popular Indian tea time snack!

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Carrot Cake Truffles or life

Carrot Cake Truffles or life's lessons from a failed recipe

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This easy Indian ice cream requires no churning and can be assembled in minutes. The best way to beat the summer heat!

This easy Indian ice cream requires no churning and can be assembled in minutes. The best way to beat the summer heat!

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Zucchini & Coconut Bread with coconut rum lime glaze! Perfect to beat the summer heat!

Zucchini & Coconut Bread with coconut rum lime glaze! Perfect to beat the summer heat!

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Every North Indian

Every North Indian's favorite dish- butter chicken. Its creamy, buttery and oh so good. Includes an easy way to get that smoky flavor to your gravy, which will make you go ga-ga over the dish!

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Dress up your desserts/appetizers with this easy method to make paper thin edible vegetable bowls!

Dress up your desserts/appetizers with this easy method to make paper thin edible vegetable bowls!

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Tired with dense and dry pound cakes. With this recipe you get a light and airy cake that is made even better with lemon and cognac!

Tired with dense and dry pound cakes. With this recipe you get a light and airy cake that is made even better with lemon and cognac!

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Yeasted meringue coffee cake with apple-cinnamon filling. Recipe for a savory version is included too!

Yeasted meringue coffee cake with apple-cinnamon filling. Recipe for a savory version is included too!

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Tartlette shells made from just one ingredient- bread! With a filling of your choice these make a great snack to serve your guests or eat on your own!

Tartlette shells made from just one ingredient- bread! With a filling of your choice these make a great snack to serve your guests or eat on your own!

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Nankhatai- a crumbly and delicate eggless Indian biscuit- perfect with a cup of hot tea! Plus, its whole wheat too!

Nankhatai- a crumbly and delicate eggless Indian biscuit- perfect with a cup of hot tea! Plus, its whole wheat too!

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Want ice cream but don

Want ice cream but don't have an ice cream maker. Don't fret! Here's a recipe for home made coconut ice cream made without a machine!

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Lavender infused chocolate truffles. A perfect gift for your valentine!

Lavender infused chocolate truffles. A perfect gift for your valentine!

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Zucchini strand pasta- a gluten free, low carb recipe thats quick to make!

Zucchini strand pasta- a gluten free, low carb recipe thats quick to make!

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