kale soup

Hearty Portuguese Kale Soup

There are so many reasons to love this soup; added protein-rich chick peas, carrots, celery and tomatoes make it more substantial and tastes even better on the second day. This vegetable-packed healthy soup recipe is inspired by caldo verde, a Portuguese soup made with kale, potatoes and linguica sausage. I had planned to make this healthy soup last night before I knew temperature is going to be in the single digits for much of the day.

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sweet and sour pork

Sweet and Sour Pork Spare Ribs ( tangcu paigu)

Sweet and sour is a generic term that encompasses many styles of sauce, cuisine and cooking methods. It is a classic style of preparation enjoyed across China. Originated in Jiangsu’s Wuxi, the flavor sweet and sour, or tangcu, exists in all China’s major regional cuisines. Depending on the region, tangcu is prepared differently, and the method used to achieve the dish’s color varies as well.

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chicken kathi roll

Chicken Kathi Roll (Chicken Frankie)

Kathi Rolls are one of the oldest Indian street foods. Savoury barbecued meats or veggies rolled into Indian flat bread, layered with egg, rolled up into parchment paper, twisted at the end and served. Kati Rolls or Kathi Rolls were first introduced by “Nizams of Kolkata” a famous joint that sold kebabs and parathas and other Mughlai dishes in the heart of the city in 1930’s. Since then the kathi rolls are one of the famous Indian street foods.

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Ginger Garlic Roasted Chicken Drumsticks

Ginger Garlic Roasted Chicken Drumsticks

Crispy, crackly on the outside and moist, succulent on the inside, these roasted chicken legs appear on the my dinner table more than any other chicken dish. Not only easy to prepare, it is budget friendly too.  Chicken legs coated in a mixture of olive oil, ginger, garlic, lemon juice and seasonings, then roasted in the oven. Full of flavors this dish is hands-down!

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