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White Hot Chocolate Recipe

Unlike regular hot cocoa which can enjoyed in large mugs, a little goes a a long way with white chocolate, so the idea of white hot chocolate sounded crazy. My girlfriend though came up with a way to make it delicious. The key is the right balance between milk, ideally unsweetened and melted bar. Served […]

Aloo Tikki 2015 Edition: Indian Potato Croquettes with Peanuts and Spinach

Aloo Tikkis are an like a potato croquette but with Indian spices. This new recipe adds a little more flavor and texture by including spinach and peanuts. The recipe is both vegan and gluten free. The next time around, I’m going to bake it to get a good crisp. Method: 6 red potatoes, chopped into […]

Squash with Coconut Recipe (Lau Ghanto)

Lau aka Doodhi is a long green gourd you can find in Asian markets. It’s mildly sweet tasting and the seeds remind me a bit of those in cucumbers. This preparation is called a ghanto which means mixture in Bengali. Ghantos are generally lightly spiced veggies that are cooked down until the gravy is absorbed. […]

Coconut Rice and Pigeon Peas Recipe (Gandules Con Coco)

Pigeon peas are popular in tropical areas like the Caribbean and parts of India. A great source of protein and iron, they have the creaminess of a black eyed pea but are a touch more meaty. This coconut rice and peas recipe is a variant of the Caribbean style gandules con coco. I skipped the […]