I have been a lover of mango pickle ever since my Indian roommates at boarding school in India shared their homemade mango pickle with me. When I spotted these green (unripe) mangoes in the market my first thought was mango pickle. The one time I made mango pickle a couple years ago I did … More Mango Pickle
For my second go at using my newly acquired Cuisinart® Oven Central® I roasted an eggplant (aubergine) seasoned with mango pickle. I sliced the aubergine “hasselback” style and introduced finely chopped mango pickle and the accompanying sauce (spices and oil) into the cuts. I used my homemade mango pickle which is considerably milder than store-bought. … More Aubergine With Mango Pickle
It was sort of like Christmas today. Almost six months ago, as an experiment, I made a couple batches of mango pickle and they have been sitting at room temperature on top of the China cabinet ever since. Other than the rare occasions I happened to look up there the canisters have been out of … More Christmas In February
I have heard rice being called a comfort food, although some of the popular lists ranking comfort foods fail to mention it. Biryani certainly works for me, especially when vegetables are a significant component. I started the rice cooking by sautéing cumin seed, whole cardamom, cloves, curry leaves and stick cinnamon with a little mustard … More Saffron Vegetables Biryani
I love mango pickle! I have always wanted to try making my own but have never run across raw (green) mangoes until I found some today in a Hispanic grocery store. Now I am in search of a recipe. My roommates at boarding school in North India used to get mango pickle from home and … More Mango Pickle ?