Category Archives for Recipes

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

I didn’t eat rhubarb growing up and I’m not sure I knew what it was. In fact, my best friend’s grandma grew it in her garden when I was a teenager, and when she piled it high on her counter … Continue reading

29. May 2013 by Nina
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Raspberry-Almond Cupcakes

When searching for cupcakes to make for my friend Marianne’s engagement party, I called upon a memory of one of my favorite cupcakes from Zilly Rosen, from the now-closed, Zillycakes. I naturally gravitated to the delicious almond cupcake the first … Continue reading

13. April 2013 by Nina
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Hyderabadi Daal with Tamarind

This is the third recipe of a three part series. Click here to read the post about Hyderabadi Chicken. Click here to read the post about Hyderabadi Baby Eggplant Curry. This is an authentic Southern Indian recipe from my friend Smita Chutke’s grandma’s … Continue reading

13. March 2013 by Nina
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Hyderabadi Baby Eggplant Curry

This is the second recipe of a three part series. Click here to read the previous post about Hyderabadi Chicken. I love eggplant and was recently introduced to a new way of cooking eggplant thanks to my friend, Smita. A neat … Continue reading

08. March 2013 by Nina
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Hyderabadi Chicken

This week, I’m pleased to bring you a very special treat–a series of Indian recipes from my talented friend, Smita Chutke, who happens to be an incredible cook and a beautiful person. Eating her food is always enjoyable, but making it with … Continue reading

05. March 2013 by Nina
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Pistachio and Raspberry Cupcakes with Mascarpone Frosting

When I began searching for recipes to consider for dessert to be served at my friend’s baby shower, I came across a gem that I put aside to try: pistachio and raspberry cupcakes. Thank you, Martha Stewart. Which frosting to … Continue reading

01. February 2013 by Nina
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Almond Milk

I’ve always had a thing for almond milk. It may be that I love the taste of almonds, but its smooth finish and subtly sweet flavor makes me happy. I don’t drink it by the glassful, but I use it … Continue reading

20. January 2013 by Nina
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