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Eggs in India?

yes, you have missed something: India is a vast country with many different regional sub-cuisines. The dish from Hyderabad referred to as "anday ka salan" is most often called "tamatar ka cutt" and hard boiled eggs cut in half lengthwise with the yolk showing on top are used as a garnish. my mom sometimes puts hard boiled eggs over rice as a garnish as well. a great book to get is the one that Phaidon had published not too long ago simply called "India Cookbook" by author Pushpesh Pant. It has over 1000 recipes from all different parts of India. Indian cuisine is so much more than just tandoori chicken, naan, and raita!

Apr 06, 2011
zoetic in Features

What Is Berlin Currywurst?

*nor British.

Apr 05, 2011
zoetic in Features

What Is Berlin Currywurst?

Um, where did these British soldiers get curry from? Does colonization ring a bell to anyone? It doesn't matter if what we've come to know as "curry" today was developed by the Brits, it includes all the same ingredients and spices as that of Indian food. Gee, "a sauce of tomato paste and yellow curry" suuuure sounds like my mom's food. And she's neither German nor Britain. Come on people, let's call it what it is.

Apr 05, 2011
zoetic in Features

Halal Food In Los Angeles

Chutneys is halal.

2406 South Barrington Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 477-6263
Open Mon-Sat 11am-9:30pm; Sun 5pm-9pm

oh, oops, you said hollywood/highland. sorry but this place is still really great :)

Feb 17, 2011
zoetic in Los Angeles Area

Achiote Paste

yes, you can substitute half orange and half lime juice. by the way, I have her books "Field Guide to Herbs & Spices" and "Field Guide to Produce" and let me tell you, they are the BEST and most vital books you'll ever add to your library. I don't know what I would do without them. I'm Indian and some of the spices my mom uses I don't even know what they're called in English, but after getting this book, I not only know what they're called, but I know how to pick them, grind them, store them, and use them in multiple ways. I'm telling you, if you don't have these books, go out and buy them NOW.

Oct 09, 2010
zoetic in Recipes