Ramps, Mango, Hatch Chiles & Curried Tofu With Brown Rice

This may sound like a strange combination of ingredients but they really worked well together. I had bought several mangos and found them disappointingly sour, stringy and not very tasty. I thought cooking might sweeten them up a little bit. Also, I like the way sweet and savory sometimes compliment each other, at least to … More Ramps, Mango, Hatch Chiles & Curried Tofu With Brown Rice

Vegetable Rice

Not feeling particularly wordy today. This is what happened for lunch: Mustard oil, cumin seeds, crushed cardamom seeds, crushed coriander seeds, stick cinnamon, cloves, raw cashews, raw peanuts.   Frozen curry leaves and asafetida.   Onion, garlic,  green cayenne chilis and salt.   Carrots.   Frozen cauliflower, frozen peas and frozen fenugreek leaves.   Coconut. … More Vegetable Rice

Pickled Pink Onions With Brown Rice, Garbanzos & Spinach

I ran across these Pink Onions (™) at the supermarket and, having never seen them before, I had to see what was so special about them that they claimed trademark status. The story on the packaging reveals that pink onions were originally grown in France and were introduced to the British in the 1800s. They … More Pickled Pink Onions With Brown Rice, Garbanzos & Spinach