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Classic Cookbooks: Delicious 'Dry' Potatoes

Serious Eats Robin Bellinger 3 comments

Spending a month with An Invitation to Indian Cooking has reaffirmed my love of Madhur Jaffrey. I feel strongly that anyone who likes Indian food should find a copy, as should anyone interested in charming but unpretentious stories about food... More

Classic Cookbooks: Mulligatawny Soup

Serious Eats Robin Bellinger 1 comment

Until last week I never met a mulligatawny soup I liked. It wasn't that I hated the ones I was introduced to; it was more that they were watery, wan, and forgettable. Usually they were included as part of some... More

Classic Cookbooks: Chana Dal with Lamb

Serious Eats Robin Bellinger 3 comments

Although I love dried legumes and pulses more than most non-vegetarians, and although I love the vegetables and meat dishes in An Invitation to Indian Cooking, I tend to avoid the chapter on dals. I think this is because the... More

Classic Cookbooks: Chicken with Sliced Lemon and Fried Onions

Serious Eats Robin Bellinger 2 comments

One of the first Madhur Jaffrey meat recipes I ever tried was a goat stew. Although she recommends that Americans replace the goat with lamb, I’m open to new meats, and someone at the Greenmarket was actually selling goat for... More

Classic Cookbooks: Madhur Jaffrey's Cauliflower with Ginger and Chinese Parsley

Serious Eats Robin Bellinger 1 comment

I didn’t discover Indian food until I was 21 and living in New York City for the first time, and I didn’t try cooking it until my husband and I started dating a few years later. His family, he explained,... More

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