Delicately poached eggs covered in a delicious fennel and curry leaf gravy, this is the egg dish you should have in your repertoire for a quick dinner.
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Chicken Ghee Roast has nothing to do with an oven, but 'roast' is a term that is used quite loosely in the south of India to describe a dry dish which uses more of a braising technique. The ghee adds huge amounts of flavor to this dish which is simply finger-licking awesome.
A fresh Arrabiata sauce roasted in the oven, full of cherry tomatoes, fresh chilies, fennel, garlic, and mint, tangled with fresh whole wheat tagliatelle.
Spicy, fresh, and aromatic, this fresh puttanesca sauce, made from fresh cherry tomatoes, olives, capers, chilies, oregano, and lemon, flavors a gorgeous stew of jumbo tomatoes. A light take on a classic that's a perfect after-work dinner for two.
A warm pita stuffed with a tender, garlicky lamb burger and a chunky tzatziki full of fresh mint, chives, and oregano.
Another perfect small-kitchen, busy-life holiday dinner for two: individual roast birds smothered in garlic and rosemary, wrapped in crispy prosciutto, and served with all-Italian white beans.
A tasty brunch (or dinner) dish that combines spicy tomato sauce and eggs.
Pepper is the star ingredient in this flavorful fish fry from Kerala. It can be had on its own with a salad or as a side to fish curry and rice.
These hearty vegan black and kidney bean cakes are spiked with chipotle and handfuls of sharp vegetables, cilantro, and lime, baked until crisp, and served on a bed of slaw. Charred avocado on top adds a bit of smoky, creamy flavor.
This is a seriously impressive easy holiday dinner for two: roast pork loin coated in fennel seed and fresh thyme, served with soft, sweet roasted fennel and red onion, and a balsamic drizzle.
Simple little tacos towered with spiced seared steak, quick-pickled onions, fresh cilantro, crumbly queso fresco, and lime.
Wonderful smokey bacon and chunks of tender beef are bathed in Indian spices in this unique dish.
A thick, hearty orzo risotto, more foolproof than the rice variety, full of sweet Italian sausage, peas, and Parmesan.
A hot and hearty pie full of dark meat turkey, aromatic vegetables, fresh thyme, mushrooms, and wine, topped with crispy, perfect pastry. You'll never believe what a cinch it is to make.
This perfect easy mix of fresh and store-bought combines a chunky vegetarian double-mushroom "bolognese" with rigatoni, torn fresh mozzarella, and truffle oil.
A rainbow of vibrant veggies, tossed simply with Asian egg noodles and soy sauce. A very virtuous and super simple dinner for two.
Sweet, spicy and tangy, Prawn Patia is a dish full of flavor. It's easy to make and is a wonderful side to your main dinner course.
Rice cooked in jasmine green tea (a neat trick!) and topped with crispy, crunchy salmon and warm wasabi-edamame salad. All ready in 15 minutes.
Lean roasted pork loin, crisped in a crust of Chinese five-spice, sliced and served on a spicy cool Asian slaw of cabbage, cilantro, and green onion, crowned with charred mushrooms and peanuts, and zapped with a hit of sriracha.
Rigatoni in a simple sauce of pasta water and cold sweet butter, topped with a crown of nutty breadcrumbs, almonds, garlic, rosemary, and Parmesan. Simple, but good.