Carrot cake belongs on every Easter buffet dessert table. And these sweet cupcakes are something EVERYONE can eat.
What makes these French fries Ultimate? The proper technique of cutting the potatoes into the right width, the double frying method (the second frying after being dusted with a secret ingredient), and the perfect temperatures during both the frying stages deliver the crispy-on-the outside and tender-on-the-inside fry. There’s also a crazy-good black bean dip that’ll have you wondering why you ever went for that sugary ketchup.
Raghavan Iyer folds black beans and tomatoes into his queso fundido for a deeper contrast not only of texture, but of color as well. He serves the addictive dip with his Ultimate French Fries.
This dish always reminds me of my days as a young college student when I often traveled overnight on Indian Railways to visit far-off cities. When the trains pulled into stations at dawn, vendors ran up and down the tracks shouting out the names of the foods they were hawking: “Vada pao!” “Garam chai!” and […]
When I was growing up in Bombay, this was a very common lunch dish at our house. Once Barkha and I had kids and I began to serve it in our own home, I quickly realized why it’s such a great family meal. Adults appreciate the excellent taste of the mild, tender cauliflower and sweet, […]