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Almond Milk - homemade

Almond Milk – homemade

For the world, Almonds are a healthy & tasty nut/seed.  For me they are a thing of pride, joy and memories. As a kid, I had a difficult time deciding if I wanted the long hard winter to end. While the end of winter meant that the dreary school will reopen its gates and herd […]

Sun Dried Tomatoes and Gruyere Pull Apart Bread

Sun Dried Tomatoes and Gruyere Pull Apart Bread

 I learned the joy of eating home made bread from my daughter. It started with the butternut Squash rolls that I made in a bread baking session with a friend and brought some home. After having tasted those, each fall she would merrily point to the butternut squash and look at me with a twinkle […]

Steamed Edmame with copy cat Xo Sauce

Steamed Edmame with copy cat Xo Sauce

American Football Season! The perfect time to cook a lot of fun finger foods. If the rest of the world can stop saying that this is a game where the “foot” part of the anatomy is used occasionally for a punt or a field goal and a lot of running, it actually is a fun […]

Fougasse with Herbes de Provence

Fougasse with Herbes de Provence

[Breadbaking is] one of those almost hypnotic businesses, like a dance from some ancient ceremony. It leaves you filled with one of the world’s sweetest smells…there is no chiropractic treatment, no Yoga exercise, no hour of meditation in a music-throbbing chapel. that will leave you emptier of bad thoughts than this homely ceremony of making […]

Nadir Yakhin - Lotus Roots in a yogurt sauce

Nadir Yakhin – Lotus Roots in a yogurt sauce

  A few of the friends of Spiceroots recently asked me to share some traditional recipes from Kashmir.  Today I chose to share the Nadir Yakhin – Lotus Roots in yogurt sauce,  as it brings a lot of happy memories from my childhood. My cousin and I used to steal pieces of lotus roots from […]

Green Peas Salad

Green Peas Salad

  The Green peas are a legume and so a very good source of protein.  A cup of raw green peas packs 30% of an adults daily fiber requirement and about half  the supply of the good old Vitamin C.  In addition to that they are also a good source of vitamin K which you know […]