Tag Archives: Corn

Smokin’ Hot Fire-roasted Corn Dip

If all our growing up years were to be condensed into a single nugget, what would it contain? There was so much play, and there was so much done on impulse. There was music that soothed the senses as it … Continue reading

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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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Kicked-up Black-Bean Soup

  “I’ll serve something black. Bean soup, licorice, coffee. It’ll be very grim, I promise. We’ll cover the mirrors. We’ll listen to Piaf. We’ll read passages from Dostoyevsky.” ~ Stephanie Kallos Whether it’s the Brazilian feijoada – an amalgamation of … Continue reading


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Bringing the Grit to Grits – Upma With Corn Sauce

On gloomy, rainy mornings, no matter where in the world you are, you wish for a bowl of your favorite comfort food and a steaming cup of coffee to wash it down with. In the Tadka kitchens, on rainy mornings … Continue reading

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