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Scrumptious Okra Salad

Scrumptious Okra Salad

An amazing recipe from Chef Suvir Saran’s fabulous cookbook American Masala, had my whole family drooling and asking for more. I know I have to go back to the store for some more Okra, to once again prepare this wonderful, tangy, and crispy okra salad with the caramelized flavor of the fried okras combined with tomatoes, red … Continue reading

My Interview With Chef Raghavan Iyer In WSJ

From Family Recipes to U.S. Culinary Elite By Visi Tilak Photo Credit: Tate Carlson, Pictured: Mr. Iyer.  When Raghavan Iyer left Mumbai for the U.S. in 1982 to study engineering and management, it’s a fair bet that he did not expect to become a cookery guru. What started with quick letters home to get recipes, became a passion … Continue reading

Flavors Of Maneet Chauhan’s World

Flavors Of Maneet Chauhan’s World

Maneet Chauhan, a chef who I had the pleasure of interviewing for an article in the Wall Street Journal, is one talented chef and a lovely lady to talk with. She has worked hard to get where she is today, among the elite of the American culinary scene. She needs little introduction, one look at … Continue reading