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Vegetarain Yogini · 8M ago

Fennel and Dill Fragrant Rice

Fennel and Dill Rice- a fragrant mix of flavors and textures. Indian pulao of Persian inspiration, possibly.The fennel seeds are dry toasted, along with black pepper. Tossed with cooked long...
Vegetarain Yogini · 8M ago

The Three Sisters

Fermented dairy in many forms have been used into making savory soups, sauces, dips, salads. No boundaries here.Here I have a Moldovan Beet Buttermilk Soup, Ukrainian Okroshka, and the India...
Vegetarain Yogini · 8M ago

First Prize Pongal: Money Bag Baked Samosas with Savory Pongal Filling, and 1st Prize from Manjula's Kitchen Contest

For this month’s contest, I had to think hard in terms of creativity, and practicality. Pongal, the Tamil Harvest festival falls on the 14th of January, and so does the Eastern Orthodox Ne...
Vegetarain Yogini · 8M ago

Happy Pongal and St. Vasile! Happy New Year!

Some "money bag" golden mamaliga, and a full blown (ah well) South Indian repertoire for Pongal.
Vegetarain Yogini · 8M ago

A Very White, Yet Colourful Christmas

 This has been the first White Christmas (Eastern Orthodox as well) since 2002. Of course we would drive to NM or some other places to see snow, but it's not the same. Home for Christmas is ...
Vegetarain Yogini · 8M ago

Ending the Year on a Sweet Note, Starting it with Same

 Mango Kulfi Cheesecake- the flavours of cardamom, saffron, mixed with mango and pistachios, and the luscious cream cheese, topped with white chocolate, made the year end a treat!-and so wa...
Vegetarain Yogini · 8M ago

The Most Evil of All My Cakes. So Far.

Or what do you call a giant truffle, layered with ganache, fudge, s'mores and cookies? Serving size: 1" X 1" X 1". Anything more will do irreversible harm. And then, it has to last through a...
Vegetarain Yogini · 8M ago

Merry Christmas to All and to All a Goodnight

Vegetarain Yogini · 8M ago

Some Homemade Cheese Breadsticks, amidst Cookies and Bread

Big baking day, that resulted in a lot of goodies coming out of the oven, and since bread sticks have to be devoured hot, they come first in line. Filled with a mix of Mexican cheeses, sprin...
Vegetarain Yogini · 8M ago

Gobi Manchurian- Fusion in Confusion

A hard to resist snack or side dish- this Indo-Chinese dish will go fast. One of my all time restaurant favourites, but oh, it tastes so much better home made!