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Lisa Turner
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A vegetarian cook for many years, Lisa shares her collection of delicious and healthy recipes at foodandspice.blogspot.com, with an emphasis on spicy Indian dishes. If you want to know what sensible vegetarians eat, my kitchen is the place to be.
A vegetarian cook for many years, Lisa shares her collection of delicious and healthy recipes at foodandspice.blogspot.com, with an emphasis on spicy Indian dishes. If you want to know what sensible vegetarians eat, my kitchen is the place to be.

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Brussels Sprouts Poryial (South Indian Brussels Sprouts with Coconut)
When it comes to Indian side dishes, I don't often think of Brussels sprouts as they are not native to India and I don't think prominently used there. Yet it is such a versatile vegetable that, when cooked properly, is a pleasant addition to any meal and ev...
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Blue Grape Oatmeal Breakfast Pudding
Cool weather makes for a perfect kitchen setting for the warming aromas of oatmeal and brown sugar baking into a soft, creamy and spongey breakfast pudding. Resembling a bread pudding in texture and sweet enough to serve as a dessert, oatmeal breakfast pudd...
Blue Grape Oatmeal Breakfast Pudding
Blue Grape Oatmeal Breakfast Pudding
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Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Cookies
It's pumpkin season and that means I am awash in orange. If only I had more time in a day and more energy, I would be making everything with pumpkin. But no reason to despair, because any pumpkin I don't use fresh, I bake and mash and save in portions in th...
Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Cookies
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Golden Pumpkin Toor Dal Soup
Beautifully golden in color, this warming and spicy toor dal soup is partially blended until brothy and creamy with vibrant spicing and sweet fresh pumpkin. The finishing touch is a warming takra — a blend of whole spices, which can include sweetener and dr...
Golden Pumpkin Toor Dal Soup
Golden Pumpkin Toor Dal Soup
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Palak Paneer (Spinach with Paneer Cheese)
Palak paneer (or saag paneer) is a very popular North Indian dish that regularly appears on menus throughout the world. Succulent pieces of paneer cheese are served up with cooked spinach and a blend of spices. I adore this dish and as with most dishes that...
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Penne with a Spicy Eggplant and Mushroom Tomato Sauce
I'm still recovering after spending much of the summer in and out of the hospital. I am delighted to finally be home and have started making meals again. A craving for pasta was the inspiration for this thick and chunky, robust and luxurious tomato sauce fe...
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Homemade Vegan Parmesan Cheese
I enjoy playing around with vegan alternatives to foods that are traditionally vegetarian or meat-based. As a vegetarian, my avoidance of meat is understandable, and though I am not officially a "vegan," I often prefer a meal free of all dairy products. Veg...
Homemade Vegan Parmesan Cheese
Homemade Vegan Parmesan Cheese
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Thai-Inspired Black Rice and Mushroom Salad
Black rice — also known as purple rice as it takes on a purple hue when cooked, and also as forbidden rice or emperor's rice because it used to be reserved exclusively for the Chinese emperor as it was believed to ensure good health and longevity — is not t...
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Mediterranean Mini-Loaves with Kalamata Olives and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
I must confess that I miss my kitchen. I've been in the hospital for over a month at this time, and although I am getting better, I have a long way to go. I'm going to have to build up strength, which will take a while, and I don't foresee a return home for...
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Beetroot Energy Bites with Dried Fruit, Almonds and Cacao
Beets are usually thought of as a salad ingredient where their cool sweetness adds a refreshing touch to greens and vinaigrettes. But that same sweetness makes them an impressive if unusual component of treats and desserts — I've used them in the past to de...
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