Eggless Gnocchi

Good morning everyone, This evening, we're going to have some gnocchi with asparagus and a little butter sauce.  I used to be afraid of gnocchi, like I am afraid of pierogi and making my own phyllo.  Not any more.  There are tricks to making the gnocchi light and airy rather than dense and starchy and … Continue reading Eggless Gnocchi

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Pigeon Pea Dal

Good evening everyone, There are workmen here today, moving heavy equipment across my back lot to remove trees which are dangerously interfering with some power lines.  So I used any excuse to leave the noise and chaos and went shopping instead.  That left little time for dinner, so I'm making a very quick pigeon pea … Continue reading Pigeon Pea Dal

Dry Aloo Gobi (Potato and Cauliflower Dry Curry)

Good evening everyone, I hated cauliflower when I was a kid.  Hated it.  That's because my mother would boil it until it was no longer recognizable as a vegetable, leaving all that good flavour in the pot.  She was not a good cook.  That's okay, not everyone's bag.  Now that I know how cauliflower is … Continue reading Dry Aloo Gobi (Potato and Cauliflower Dry Curry)

Vegetarian Jambalaya

Good morning everyone, Tonight for dinner we're having vegetarian jambalaya made in a slow cooker.  So spicy, so full of flavour - jambalaya has been a favourite since the first time I tasted it. This slow cooker version is simple and easy to make, saving me time while still making a wholesome, home cooked meal … Continue reading Vegetarian Jambalaya

Mughlai Paneer

Good evening everyone, We're making Mughlai paneer tonight for dinner.  It takes a while to make, and it isn't the prettiest dish out there, but I promise that it is worth it.  It's a little sweet and can be a lot spicy, depending on your preferences.  I don't make this often but when I do, … Continue reading Mughlai Paneer

Creamy Rajma (Restaurant Style Indian Kidney Bean Curry)

Good afternoon everyone, Creamy, restaurant style rajma (kidney beans) is another common dish in our home.  This takes a little longer than one-pot rajma but is worth it.  I typically make this dish during the colder months as it is thick, comforting and warm.  Beautiful! This can be served with steamed rice, jeera (cumin) rice, … Continue reading Creamy Rajma (Restaurant Style Indian Kidney Bean Curry)

Black Bean Nachos

Good morning everyone, I wanted something easy and reasonably light for the family dinner tonight so I made black bean nachos.  A little different, a little fun to take our minds of brachytherapy.  Sorry about the lack of pictures - part of therapy seems to be a bit of a foggy headedness. These are delicious … Continue reading Black Bean Nachos