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Kanel Snegle/ Kanelbullar (Swedish Cinnamon Snails/ Rolls - # We Knead to Bake 11

Kanel Snegle/ Kanelbullar (Swedish Cinnamon Snails/ Rolls – # We Knead to Bake 11

  So another confession. I have never eaten a cinnamon roll. Yes! One more confession and one that I am not even ashamed to admit. I mean no disrespect to the American Cinnamon roll, but I just am not someone who can take in that much of sticky sweetness and then endure all that sweetness. […]

Creamy Polenta & Stir

Creamy Polenta & Stir

 A few weeks ago, my friend Barb from Creative Culinary invited me to join her for a culinary adventure at Stir. “Would you like to join me for a Bacon and Booze class at Stir?” she asked.  As if she needed to ask anything after the words Bacon and Booze and Stir! I love all […]

Wozij Chaaman - Paneer cooked in Spices

Wozij Chaaman – Paneer cooked in Spices

Simmering away on the stovetop, filling the kitchen with aromas from sweet cinnamon, spicy clove and hot chillies, used to be this wozij Chaaman in my Grandma’s home. She is almost 78 now and still feels pleased to cook a meal for all her grand-kids or for anyone visiting her.  My Grandmom inspires me. Her […]

Borani Banjan - Layered Afghan Eggplant Dish

Borani Banjan – Layered Afghan Eggplant Dish

When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile. ~Author Unknown The sky was overcast like never before in Colorado.  And then it started to rain, heavily at first and continuous, light, rhythmic drizzle later on.  It appeared to be the perfect time to drink […]

Tamatar Chaaman - Paneer with Tomatoes a Kashmiri fusion Recipe

Tamatar Chaaman – Paneer with Tomatoes a Kashmiri fusion Recipe

  According to wiki, Fusion cuisine is cuisine that combines elements of different culinary traditions.  And that is exactly what my mom did when she made the Tamatar Chaaman – paneer with tomatoes,  though she did not label it as fusion.  She took elements from the Kashmiri Muslim cuisine and elements of the Kashmiri Pandit cuisine and […]