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TANDOORI CHICKEN WITH COCONUT RAITA

I remain true in my belief that there is no bad way to eat chicken. At all. Roasted with a humble offering of rosemary butter (like this recipe here) or smothered in a hot sauce and eaten by hand (like so), I refuse to slow down or tame my love for chicken in all of its forms. Except a chicken breast. Theyre sent straight from the Devil to test us. Now if you want an authentic Tandoori Chicken recipe, look away but if you want something that is closely inspired by the flavours and approach to a Tandoori recipe, stick around. A Tandoori is named as such because it is cooked in a tandoor (a clay oven) with wood chips...

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Recipe of the Day: Palak (Spinach) & Lamb Curry

Dear Readers, Today I would like to share a delicious, filling and healthy comfort food recipe which is ideal especially during the cold winter season and months. It is palak (spinach) and lamb curry. This dish goes perfectly with plain white boiled basmati rice or naan bread. I hope you try this recipe and enjoy eating it! Palak (Spinach) & Lamb Curry Ingredients: 1 pound of Lamb Meat Two packets of fresh spinach (the larger and more the better as spinach, when cooked wilts down and gets smaller) Two medium onions sliced 1 to 2 tbsps ginger and garlic paste Spices: 1 to 2 tsp of salt (or according to taste), 1 tsp of turmeric powder, 1 tsp of red...

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coconut noodles with ginger and turmeric

This is a weeknight pantry curry that comes together in the time it takes to boil water for the rice noodles. Fast! For this recipe, blooming the ginger, turmeric, and black pepper in oil is essential for releasing their aromatic properties into the coconut milk-based sauce. from Bon Apptit. ingredients Kosher salt 10 ounces rice vermicelli (or other noodles) 2 Tablespoons virgin coconut oil or vegetable oil 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1 1 piece ginger, peeled, finely grated 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper, plus more 1 13.5-ounce can unsweetened coconut milk 1 teaspoons honey 1 Tablespoon fish sauce Toasted unsweetened shredded coconut (for serving) method Bring a large...

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Chicken satay

We LOVE chicken satay and it is a dish that we always order whenever we see it on the menu. I wanted to recreate it at home for Jerrys birthday and it was absolutely delicious! Ingredients 4 skinless boneless chicken thighs, cut into chunks 5 metal skewers (more eco friendly and cost efficient than wooden sticks!) Marinade Coconut milk/cream 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 teaspoon turmeric 1 tablespoon red curry paste A pinch of salt Satay sauce 3-4 tablespoon of natural crunchy peanut butter Soy sauce White vinegar Brown sugar Warm water Method Mix all the marinade ingredient together with the chicken and marinade overnight in the fridge. The next day, skewer the chicken pieces onto the skewers. Heat the...

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The 500th Post: Looking Back at Many Favorite Recipes

Ive made 500 posts here (counting this one), through thick and through thin. My diet went from general (but mostly whole foods), through mostly Paleo / Weston-Price, through needing MORE fiber in my life (more legumes and grains/pseudograins), to retirement and moving north, adding in homesteading posts, to what Ill call a Paleo-Influenced food plan. And suddenly less healthy, higher glycemic carbs, which are influencing my bathroom scale, often due to racing back and forth to the old home to get it sold. Even so, along the way, Ive happily avoided margarine, TVP, vegetable oil. and standard deli meats (okay, pepperoni ends up on pizza occasionally). And I do have to admit there isnt a single faux sweetener out there...

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