Category Archives: Indo-Asian Chow

Piping Hot, Sticky Sweet

The Indian palate is well-accustomed to the stipulated mixing in of flavours – be it hot and sweet, or sour and spicy. Still, those fall on the ends of a broad spectrum of tastes, with the fine, nameless nuances of … Continue reading

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Cool off with Saucy Sesame Noodles

Come summer and its the perfect time to eat right – fresh, light, healthy, raw and cool. The freezers get loaded-up with Watermelon Clone-sicles,  icy grapes and frosty fruit granita for our riotous little vacationers to cool off with. Rose sherbets, citrusy sweet … Continue reading

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Triple The Onions! Swirly Leek Noodles

Even if the feet have tired from revisiting the local Chinese hotspot for those toothsome take-outs, and the tongue is weary from an overdose of brown, drippy sauce that coats anything and everything, a Chinese cuisine lover is bound for … Continue reading

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Mad About Chinese Medley

Indian-style Chinese cuisine has come a long way since Eau Chew opened its doors to Kolkatans about 87 years ago, and our mixed-vegetable stir-fry is suggestive of just that. A conflagrant and chromatic combo of broccoli, carrots, red peppers and … Continue reading

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Coriander Cruises Beyond Curries

The pervasive dhaniya – or cilantro to the Americans – manifests in the daily square Indian meal rather tirelessly – chopped and sprinkled on sabzis and dals, chaats and curries just before serving, or ground up in gingery, coconutty, oniony … Continue reading

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Spruced Up and Trimmed Down – Thai-style Summer Salad

After one has spent half the morning clearing up the post breakfast debris, loading the dishwasher, wiping the countertop for the zillionth time to remove the pulverized egg shell motes and coffee spills..and the other half just soaking in a … Continue reading

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Currying Up for Comfort – Thai-style Yellow Curry

When the silk of creamy coconut blends with the dewy freshness of lemongrass, the opulence of select spices and the warmth of garlic, onion, ginger..in a turmeric-tinted gravy..for colorful peppers, florid broccoli and crisped tofu strips to soak in..even the … Continue reading

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Pow Wow! Kung Pao Potatoes

The groan of the monotony writhes its way from Manic Monday through Freaky Friday, leaving little scope for the mistress of the kitchen to conjure up a happy picture of the family at dinnertime. The vegetables are barely pecked at … Continue reading

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Spring into The New Year..

In Chinese cuisine, textures and flavors play a pivotal role in creating a well-rounded menu. And the art that marries the two in perfect harmony is known as tiaowei. This New Year’s, we’re borrowing from that ideology to create a … Continue reading

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Stirred Crazy – Lettuce Wrap-up

The ritzy feel of cool lettuce leaves invites diverse creative concoctions at the hands of the clever cook. In their elaborate, baroque-bordered expanses, she can tuck in oodles of scrumptious fixins, almost foreseeing a rhapsodic, restaurant-style outburst of seasoning and … Continue reading

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