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Nik Sharma is the cook, photographer, and writer behind A Brown Table. His work draws inspiration from the rich flavors of his Indian background, infusing them into everyday cooking. He is a graduate of Georgetown University and currently resides in Washington D.C. with his beloved dog Snoopy.

Find him on Twitter at @nikarama80, on Instagram at abrowntable, or Facebook.

Entries by Nik Sharma

Great Food Photographer of the Month: Cook Republic

(0) Comments | Posted June 11, 2014 | 10:06 AM

Australian food photographer, Sneh Roy of Cook Republic is one of my favorite bloggers. Sneh's innovative recipes are accompanied by her gorgeous photography and every image is drool-worthy. It's no wonder that the title to her new cookbook is called Tasty Express which will be out in September...

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Great Food Photographer of the Month: The Gouda Life

(0) Comments | Posted May 15, 2014 | 1:20 PM

I first found Kelly's gorgeous work on Instagram and ever since then I've become a huge fan of her work. Her photographs are as bold and refreshing as her honest attitude towards food. Check out what Kelly has to say about her food, photography and blogging!

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Great Food Porn/Photographer of the Month: Bakers Royale

(0) Comments | Posted March 19, 2014 | 1:32 PM

Naomi Robinson is one of my favorite food photographers. She constantly continues to inspire and amaze me with her bold images and dramatic styling skills at Baker's Royale. Read more about what Naomi has to say about her work and her delicious food.

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Great Food Porn/Photographer of the Month: Reclaming Provincial

(0) Comments | Posted February 7, 2014 | 3:46 PM

Meet Carey Nershi, of Reclaiming Provincial. Carey is extremely talented, her recipes are fresh, flavorful and tastefully created while her photography style is awe-inspiring. She continues to be one of my favorite food bloggers and I am thrilled to interview her this month.

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Great Food Porn of the Month: The Vanilla Bean Blog

(0) Comments | Posted January 7, 2014 | 2:33 PM

When it comes to the art of baking and photographs that reflect the wonderful emotions that baking invokes, I immediately think of Sarah Kieffer of The Vanilla Bean Blog. Sarah's photographs capture the lively moments in her kitchen and she writes with equal poise and skill. Here's what...

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Ice Cream Plus Fall Equals Comfort

(0) Comments | Posted November 19, 2013 | 10:35 AM

Ice creams are probably one of my all-time favorite desserts to prepare and eat. They are comforting and elicit a wonderful range of feelings with every bite taken into the soft rich creaminess of frozen wholesome milk. Ice creams are perfect at any time of the year and when mixed...

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Great Food Porn of the Month: Savory Simple

(0) Comments | Posted November 13, 2013 | 3:57 PM

This month's favorite food blog of the month belongs to Savory Simple, a delectable and delicious food blog run by Jennifer Farley. Jen tests and retests her recipes to make sure they work perfectly, and her camera skills are equally impeccable. When it comes to food and photography,...

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Indian-Style Grilled Mango Nectarines With Sweet Tamarind Chutney

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2013 | 8:45 AM

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One of my favorite summer fruits are nectarines, the fact that they come in so many different varieties makes it even more exciting. I used mango nectarines in this recipe but any other nectarine will do, mango nectarines have a delicious light mango flavor...

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Oven-Roasted Carrots With Fennel

(0) Comments | Posted April 5, 2013 | 8:00 AM

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It might be chilly outside here in Washington D.C. but spring is here. The flowers are resiliently blooming despite the cool and crispy air and there are already some wonderful signs of delicious and fresh produce from the local farms in the area. When...

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Buckwheat Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

(0) Comments | Posted March 15, 2013 | 6:38 PM

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There are so many other wonderful types of grain and flours available in the market these days. Each of them possess a unique quality and flavor that makes them suitable for different types of foods and diets. I try to give incorporate different kinds...

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Apple And Carrot Soup With Cilantro-Peanut Chutney

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2013 | 8:08 AM

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This is one of my favorite recipes that I have grown to love and appreciate because of its rich flavors and healthy ingredients. This apple and carrot soup has all the fresh flavors of the season. The soup by itself is very delicious but...

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Goan Chicken Coconut Curry in the Slow Cooker

(0) Comments | Posted December 6, 2012 | 10:21 AM

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The holidays are a busy time. I think most cooks like me would prefer a simple and easy meal with hardly any prep work. This recipe is exactly how I remember my grandmother's chicken curry tasted. I remember this curry when we'd visit...

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Hot and Sweet Cornbread Stuffing

(0) Comments | Posted November 19, 2012 | 2:18 PM

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Thanksgiving is a time for family traditions. Some people love sausage and bread in their stuffing, while others make theirs hot or sweet. Every family that I know of takes their favorite recipe and improves on it, year after year, making it more personal...

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Butternut Squash With Ginger Root and Noodle Broth

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2012 | 2:19 PM

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This soup is hot and laced with tons of ginger to keep anyone warm and happy. Normally, I use tender lemongrass stems when I cook, but I had the opportunity to use some fresh leaves from my neighbor's garden. In this soup, the lemongrass...

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Mango-Spiced Baby Potatoes With Buttermilk Sauce

(0) Comments | Posted November 2, 2012 | 1:10 PM

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The potatoes in this recipe are first seared till they are almost cooked tender. Then towards the end of the cooking, the potatoes are seasoned with garlic and mango to prevent them from burning while still flavoring the potatoes. Mangoes can pack heat! I...

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Spiced Fig Preserves

(0) Comments | Posted October 19, 2012 | 9:01 AM

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This preserve uses whole figs that have their stems removed but I keep their skins because I like them. If you are not a big fan of the fruit's skin, then by all means peel them off with a paring knife. Use good quality dry...

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Apple Brown Betty Redux

(0) Comments | Posted October 15, 2012 | 9:09 AM

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Until now, I had never tried an apple brown Betty. It is absolutely delicious and easy to make. I made it right after we got back from a recent trip to the Showalter's orchard in Virginia (it is about 2.5 hours from Washington...

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Pumpkin Stuffed Naans

(0) Comments | Posted October 9, 2012 | 8:06 AM

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I think about food a bit too much. By the time I'm on my way to work, dinner is already on my mind and I wait anxiously till the day is over. The arrival of autumn brings in new produce to work with and I...

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Blueberry And Chocolate Jam

(0) Comments | Posted October 3, 2012 | 8:36 AM

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Summer has ended and here I am in the kitchen trying to seal every bit of my memories in glass jars that will remind me of the good and happy times. This past summer was etched with fun trips, great family visits, and new experiences....

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Whiskey-Kissed Brown Turkey Fig Cake

(0) Comments | Posted September 21, 2012 | 10:13 AM

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This cake is soft, moist, and buttery. I put the sliced figs about 20 minutes into baking the cake so that they don't burn and get bitter. This worked out perfect and the little amount of brown sugar on the surface helps to develop a...

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