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7 Ultra Flavorful Vegan Recipes

Chitra Agrawal | Posted 02.09.2013 | Taste
Chitra Agrawal

It's a common misconception that vegan dishes are always healthy. I've been a vegetarian all my life and am all too familiar with the one option on the menu I can order at most restaurants, which is usually quite carb heavy, fatty or just plain deep fried.

Accidental Locavore Top Things Too Stinky to Cook?

Anne Maxfield | Posted 12.30.2012 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

As odoriferous as Indian food and fish are, there are other offenders. The top stinky foods for me has to be grilled or seared salmon, Thanksgiving turkey, fried foods and stinky cheese! What pungent foods do you avoid?

Totally American Ways to Enjoy Healthy World Flavors

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

Global flavors from Greece, Cuba, Morocco, Thailand, Vietnam, Korea, Peru, Spain, etc. are showing up on tables, restaurant menus and food trucks all across the U.S. Here are some quick and easy "Americanized" ways to enjoy some healthy world flavors today.

The Sweet Side of the Subcontinent

Alison Spiegel | Posted 09.19.2012 | Taste
Alison Spiegel

From deep-fried pancakes soaked in syrup, to fudge-like squares garnished with edible, silver foil, South Asian sweets come in all shapes and sizes. With such delicious variety, it's too bad these confections seem to have a low profile outside of South Asia.

WATCH: Indian Kadahi Chicken Curry

John Gregory-Smith | Posted 11.09.2012 | Taste
John Gregory-Smith

I love Indian food and being a spice geek it is a complete inspiration to me. My Kadahi chicken is a North Indian inspired curry that is made with the simplest of spices.

In SF, New Spins On Classic Asian Dishes

Perry Garfinkel | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel
Perry Garfinkel

Many of the eateries are concentrated in the city's Mission District, a once seedy neighborhood that was the stronghold of the city's large Latino community, now slowly but surely being overtaken by trendy shops and all variety of ethnic dining options. Many also tout their California inspirations: namely fresh, organic, local, seasonal and sustainable produce.

Turmeric 101

Anjali Malhotra | Posted 10.21.2012 | Taste
Anjali Malhotra

Turmeric is a root from the ginger family. In its original form, it has a knobby shape similar to ginger.

Murgh Makhani (Indian Butter Chicken)

Jane Maynard | Posted 10.09.2012 | Taste
Jane Maynard

I am over the moon for today's recipe, murgh makhani, more commonly known as butter chicken.

Garbanzo Gets the Gold in the Food Olympics

Varu Chilakamarri | Posted 09.23.2012 | Food
Varu Chilakamarri

2012-07-24-Screenshot20120724at9.26.14AM.jpgWhen it comes to the triathlon of texture, flavor, and nutrition, Garbanzo is an all-around champion.

Make Over Your Takeout: 8 Tips For Healthier Indian Food

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.20.2012 | Healthy Living

Indian food might not be as ubiquitous as more common takeout cuisines like Chinese food or pizza, but the spicy, South Asian cuisine is on the rise. ...

Indian Fusion Here to Stay

Coeli Carr | Posted 06.06.2012 | Food
Coeli Carr

As if Indian cuisine weren't rich and varied enough, some Southeast Asian chefs are eager to take their food to the next level: melding its flavors with those of other cultures.

Daniel Boulud's Lamb Curry

elledecor.com | Daniel Boulud | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Around Easter, my thoughts turn to cooking lamb. Because I love the warmth and earthiness of a curry, I asked Raj Vaidya, head sommelier at Daniel, fo...

PHOTOS: Exploring India In New York

Megan Snedden | Posted 05.13.2012 | Travel
Megan Snedden

At Haandi Restaurant on Lexington and Twenty-Eighth Street, cab drivers from India and Pakistan enjoy meals and sometimes pray together.

Holi Kitchens: A Time And Place For Irrational Exuberance

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 05.08.2012 | Religion
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

A beautiful thing about Hinduism is that it finds room for a variety of expression and observance under one magnificently colored inclusive umbrella. We hope you enjoy these recipes for your own celebration.

Undiscovered Ingredient: Chaat Masala

Kitchen Daily | Joseph Erdos | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Have you ever discovered a new item or ingredient in your supermarket and thought: Why haven't I've seen this before? In our new series "Undiscovered ...

Lentils: Inexpensive Protein Powerhouse and International Recipe Darling

Organic Authority.com | Posted 03.14.2012 | Food
Organic Authority.com

While I'm all for protein at as many meals as possible -- I get hungry after about an hour if there isn't any -- a good ol' fashioned steak-and-potatoes is far from the only way to get protein on your plate.

Easy Plant-Based: Indian Chickpea Bowl (Wheat- & Gluten-Free)

Meg Wolff | Posted 03.04.2012 | Food
Meg Wolff

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Mazza Indian Cuisine Rules Berkley Like Genghis Khan

Tom Keshishian | Posted 01.30.2012 | Detroit
Tom Keshishian

The food varies in style from very sweet and mild to "Are you sure you want to try that!?" wickedly spicy.

A Chef Searches For The Soul Of Indian Cuisine

Perry Garfinkel | Posted 01.29.2012 | Travel
Perry Garfinkel

Located in a converted Victorian house a block behind the Taj Palace Hotel in the Colaba district of South Mumbai, Indigo drew raves and a cult-like following.

10 Indian-Inspired Dinner Ideas

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Want to prepare healthy meals without banishing flavor from your kitchen? Indian cuisine is your answer! Many Indian dishes are loaded with spices and...

Haute Indian: Why Here? Why Now?

Rozanne Gold | Posted 12.17.2011 | Food
Rozanne Gold

For decades in New York, Indian food traditionally has been burdened with a reputation for being "cheap and cheery," and its restaurants are largely confined to pockets of "curry ghettos" around the city.

Curry-Eating Contest Sends 2 To Hospital

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 12.05.2011 | Food

"The hottest chili pepper in Edinburgh" sounds like the start of a bad joke. (The punchline would assumedly involve haggis.) But this past Saturday, f...

Ramadan Rumblings

Sarah Khan | Posted 10.18.2011 | Food
Sarah Khan

A few years ago, I approached my desk after a meeting and was greeted by giant images of donuts, burgers, ice cream, and french fries on my cubicle. This was my then-boss's charming way of helping me ring in in the first day of Ramadan.

Fast-Casual Restaurant Industry Ripe For 'Asian Invasion'

Posted 07.18.2011 | Food

Although Sudhir Kandula did not win the first season of America's Next Great restaurant, he did reach the finale, and impressed the judges with his mi...

Indian Gastrodiplomacy to Help Feed Perceptions of an Emergent India

Paul Rockower | Posted 06.12.2011 | World
Paul Rockower

Indian cuisine has always been an informal part of Indian public and cultural diplomacy; what is required today is a more focused use of gastrodiplomacy in its public diplomacy efforts.