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Soweto Eat In 2017

Soweto Eat In 2017

Soweto Eat In 2017 promises to be a fun filled day.  Perfect for lovers of good, clean and fair food, not to mention a great reason to visit Soweto this weekend! This exciting event, sponsored by the University of Johannesburg and Slow Food Johannesburg, promises […]

Healing South Indian Tomato Rasam

Healing South Indian Tomato Rasam

Tomato rasam is ubiquitous in Southern India.  It is like tea in China, or pasta in Italy.  It is a standard.  This simple, flavorful soup is as delicious as it is nourishing and satisfying.  It pairs well with rice, but can also be served on […]

Pho Vietnam, NYC:  Hearty, Healthy and Satisfying

Pho Vietnam, NYC: Hearty, Healthy and Satisfying

If you’re looking for a friendly atmosphere with hearty, healthy food that won’t break the bank, look no further than Pho Vietnam on Chrystie Street. On the first day of our recent visit to New York, our 14-year-old daughter came down with what seemed like […]

Review:  ‘1,000 Indian Recipes’ A Cookbook for All Seasons

Review: ‘1,000 Indian Recipes’ A Cookbook for All Seasons

Favorite cookbooks are like old friends.  With time, their pages become tattered and torn, splattered with oil and culinary experiments.  These signs of use do not diminish their value. Rather , they are marks of the high esteem in which the tome is held. Neelam […]