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Peas and Rice

Years ago, I used to travel to Jamaica, the Bahamas, and many other islands in the West Indies and Caribbean every month.  Being business travel related to heavy industry, all of my travels were in the more “authentic” parts of the islands.

I probably spent more time in Kingston than anywhere else (without going into details, [...]

Aloo Gohbi - Cauliflower and Potato Curry

Although I am a hardened carnivore, I do enjoy Indian food a great deal. Most vegetarian food seems to be missing something, as if it’s trying too hard to not be meatless.  Indian food, on the other hand, doesn’t try to be anything it’s not - as a result, it throws a spotlight on the [...]

Corn and Potato Frittata

Corn is one of those foods which has strong comfort anchors, and combined with potatoes and eggs in the form of a frittata and you have a main dish, a side course, a buffet item. The Italian omlet sounds and looks similar to it French cousin quiche but the difference stops there.  I never used [...]

Curried Cauliflower with Chickpeas

When I am hungry and looking for a solid, quick meal, prok and beef are usually in my head. Sometimes though, change is good.  Surprisingly satisfying for a main dish without any animal proteins, Curried Cauliflower is simple to prepare and quick as well.  The only unusual ingredient is ghee, a form of clarified butter [...]