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Lamb and Blueberry Chutney Pastries

This recipe is inspired by Northern Africa where you will often find savory meat pastries. I learned to make Bastilla while volunteering …

green papaya salad

Green Papaya Salad

(serves 4-6) A Thai inspired dish that is common at many restaurants. This is my version of a simple, easy to make, …

wrapping fish in banana leaves

Asian dinner party

I have hosted a good number of dinner parties over the years, ranging in many themes from Moroccan, tapas, global pizza to …

Dinner with a Passport

I had the opportunity to attend the two-year anniversary of Dinner with a Passport this weekend. Dinner with a Passport is a …

Leela’s Lobster Malai

I spent New Year’s Eve 2011 at the Leela Palace Kempinski hotel in Bangalore. It was a magnificent palace converted into a …

Spice stalls in Morocco

An Introduction to Moroccan Cuisine

Moroccan cuisine is unlike other Arab, African or Mediterranean foods that you may be familiar with. Although it has influences from other …