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Pav Bhaji Recipe – A Vegetarian Mumbai Street Food

Pav Bhaji Recipe – A Vegetarian Mumbai Street Food

There’s a strong tradition in countries with high population metropolitan areas (such as India) of street food.  This is economical food, using ingredients for their ease of availability and affordability.  While America doesn’t really have a huge tradition of ‘street food’ per se (unless you […]

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

I confess, dear readers, that I’ve been in something of a funk lately.  It happens to lots of people this time of year.  The slow descent of the year into torpor, the trees losing their glorious leaves, the ever shortening days.  The air grows crisp, […]

Ode to a Potato, or Patatas Bravas of Thee I Sing

Ode to a Potato, or Patatas Bravas of Thee I Sing

I suppose it’s the Irish ancestry showing up in my love for patatas bravas.  There’s something so wholesome, so appealing about the simplicity of a fried potato.  I’m also a sauce nut.  Seriously.  My wife was making lasagna earlier tonight, and she just brought me […]