Tag: Turmeric

Spice Trade Chronicles 10 India, the Finale

India’s climate shaped the destiny of the spice route. The Malabar Coast, probably one of the most famous tourist destinations in India, spans the entire coastline of Kerala on the west coast of India. This is the area where boats would make pit stops on their way to and...

Simply Chana Masala

Chana Masala is a basic recipe for chick peas. This is the most popular and easy recipe for Indian food. If you are new to starting to cook Indian dishes, this is a good place to start. This uses a ready made Chana Masala Spice Mix which gives you...

Homemade Indian Curry Powder

The Curry Powder can be as spicy as you like to make it. This is a basic curry powder and you can use this is any recipe that calls for “generic” curry powder. Use to flavor meats, rice dishes, soups, sauces, or vegetables. To make a paste for a...

One Pan Persian-Spiced Chicken

I love one pan dinners. They are especially great on weeknights when you just want to make and eat supper and not have to spend a lot of time cleaning up afterwards. This is where parchment paper comes in, just line your baking sheet and throw away the mess!...

The Best Middle Eastern Rice and Beans

I love rice and beans. I got hooked when I tried Cuban rice and beans at a little restaurant on a single strip airport in Florida. From there, I decided that I would try it every time I see it on a menu. This recipe is a cross between...

Hawaij, Savory and Sweet

Use Hawaij as you would apple pie spice or pumpkin spice. Add Sweet Hawaij to coffee, which is very traditional. Switch up your regular afternoon chai latte, add Hawaij! Add Savory Hawaij with the onions and celery when making chicken soup; sprinkle on carrots or sweet potatoes before roasting;...

Zanzibar Curry Powder Spice Mix

I researched this spice mix high and low, and I couldn’t find a “recipe” for this wonderful flavoring. So I took the ingredients I found which crossed over from other ready made mixes, and created my own. I must say, this is really good! We tried it on grilled...

Adagio VelociTEA Tea Maker Review

Good ol’ Adagio has come up with yet another way to brew loose-leaf tea! 2/11/2020. I just wanted to update my review on this tea maker. I love it, it is a work horse. I use this at least 3 times a day, more on weekends. I love that...

Love That Spice-Amplify Your Mealtime!

Spices and Herbs Can Help You Stay Healthy Never eat your snacks or meals without dressing them up first! It’s easy to make them fancy! Just like going to a concert,  you can amplify your mealtime by adding herbs and spices! Add Spices and herbs to not only make...

Herbs and Spices For Good Health

Spices have a unique ability to add flavor and nutritional value (adding the feeling of warmth and comfort) to any meal, without adding calories or salt. The health benefits are explosive! Try these recipes and see how enjoyable it is to eat  your way to health.  I firmly believe...