Posted in April 2011

turkey bastilla

Will be making a bastilla, using this list of ingredients as a guide: 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads, crumbled 1 medium onion, chopped (about 1 1/4 cups) 2 garlic cloves, cut into thin strips 1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) unsalted butter 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 1/2 cups low-salt chicken … Continue reading

pasta with spinach, mushrooms and feta

ingredients 2 cups of macaroni or penne, cooked to al dente 3 oz of high quality feta, crumbled * 1 clove of garlic, minced 1 bell pepper, chopped 12 white mushrooms, washed and sliced 3 cups of spinach, washed and dried 1/4 tsp crushed chilies 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp dried oregano 3 tbsp white wine … Continue reading

ravi goes to jamaica lentil soup

2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp minced ginger 1.5 cups of red lentils, sorted and rinsed 1 cup dried apricots, chopped 1 beefsteak tomato, chopped 6 cups of water 5 tsp Jamaican curry powder 1/2 cup chopped cilantro Saute ginger in olive oil over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add lentils, apricots, water, tomato and … Continue reading

moroccan roasted veggies

2 baby eggplant, sliced into 1″ thick coins 1-2 sweet peppers, diced 3 ribs celery, diced 1 beefsteak tomato, diced 1/4 cup raisins 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp sweet Hungarian paprika 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp cinnamon 2 cloves of garlic, minced Preheat oven to 325 … Continue reading