Minty green cucumber juice

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I came across the recipe for ‘Mean Green Cucumber Juice’ by Sunny Anderson, and I loved the green color. The fact that the juice was sweet, yet green made it an exciting recipe to try. I altered the recipe a bit, by flavoring the juice with mint, which added great flavor. I also reduced a … [Read more…]

English Tea Party – Cucumber sandwiches

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Although being colonised by the British, was one of the tainted pages of Indian history, there is no denying the fact that the English influence did India some good. From rail roads to education, their influence is probably one of the reasons India has been able to grow as much as it has today. English … [Read more…]

Grilled Corn & Mango salad in Cucumber Boats/Cups

Grilled corn salad in cucumber boats/cups

As is usual, at the nick of time, here I am with my entries for the ‘Sizzling Summer Contest’. For this contest, I wanted to make something that immediately comes to my mind when I think of summer. When in India, summer meant mangoes…a lot of them…And although you complain about the sweltering heat that … [Read more…]

Burmese Cucumber Onion Salad

Burmese Cucumber Onion Salad

Unlike American cuisine, where Salads are served as an appetizer course, or before the main entree, salads are part of the main meal itself in Burma. They are served alongside curries/noodles or as a single dish at lunchtime. There are salads that are eaten as a snack and sold as street fare too. This particular … [Read more…]