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The Economics of Rice

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] BUILT WITH BOLDGRID First and foremost, at the top Secondly, another item Thirdly, a concise point Fourth, a bit more description India’s Rice Exports Ban and What it Means for Global Supply and Demand A SUBHEADING Blocks provide…

Pear, Pistachio, Chocolate Chunk Cake

Studded with pistachios, chunks of pears and chocolate, and flecks of orange zest, everything about this cake is plain perfect. This is my go to Christmas cake recipe. The flavor combinations are unique and absolutely delightful. I first came across…

Khajoor Mewa Burfi (Date & Nut Fudge)

A naturally sweetened dessert, with no added fat or sugar, this khajoor mewa burfi is an easy to make crowd pleaser! The recipe was inspired from this recipe over at myheartbeets and another one found in Mallika Basu’s book Masala.

Dark Chocolate and Nuts Burfi with a Hint of Ghost Pepper and Sea Salt

When your garden produces a ton of ghost peppers, you are bound to have some unconventional experiments in your kitchen. This dark chocolate and nuts burfi is the result of one such successful experiment.

Besan Burfi (Chickpea Flour Fudge)

This Besan Barfi is my go to for when my heart craves some Indian dessert indulgence. The combination of cardamom with chickpea flour is to die for! This can easily be made into besan laddoo (fudge balls) if you have…

White Chocolate and Nuts Burfi

White chocolate and nuts burfi is an easy and quick Indian flavored dessert.

Chicken Shawarma with Serrano-Garlic Yogurt Sauce

I’m a big fan of authentic chicken shawarma — a classic middle eastern style street food. Traditionally, to make shawarma, meat is cut into thin slices, stacked, and roasted on a slowly-turning vertical rotisserie. But, at home, in the absence…

Apple Cider Mezcalita

Here’s a fall twist to the refreshing summer margaritas! I made it with spiced cider from Trader Joe’s and Del Maguey Vida Mezcal. On the rim I added just a hint of habanero pepper powder to the cinnamon sugar for some added kick…

Fat-free Pumpkin Dinner Rolls

These dinner rolls are inspired from this Pumpkin Yeast Bread recipe from King Arthur Baking. I substitute fat free cottage cheese for the oil, add in some potato flakes and use only egg whites instead of whole eggs. The result is a…