KOFTA KORMA CURRY

When I am in the mood for comfort food and curry this is usually my go to recipe. Kofta is traditionally ground up veggies mixed with besan (chickpea flour), shaped into balls, fried and then placed in a flavorful curry sauce.

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WILD MUSHROOM KASHA SALAD

A few months ago I started a real buckwheat kick after a friend bought me a package of kasha (dry roasted buckwheat) from a Polish food store. Then I went to Russian Banya and got inspired to make these wild mushrooms I had there. These mushrooms were the best part of that night because I'm not sure why I thought it was a good idea to sweat in three different sauna rooms and then take a cold shower.

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FAVORITE CHANA MASALA

Chana Masala is one of my favorite dishes but I might say that about every vegetarian curry, so don't take my word for it. Seriously though I don't think I've ever met anyone who likes South Asian cuisine that says Chana Masala isn't the best. What makes this curry taste so good?

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LEMON STAR ANISE COOKIES

I am not much of a baker but I've recently been getting more into it. I thought looking up easy low ingredient recipes would be a good start because when baking, exact measurements of ingredients do matter while in cooking you can sort of eyeball stuff and still come out with something amazing. So when I came across this recipe posted on the kitchn I knew I had to add my two cents of flavor combinations to make these cookies a little more interesting. How did I come up with lemon and star anise? 

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Imposter Syndrome

What if people can see right through me? See how fake I am? This lie I am living? And if it’s really this big lie why do I keep living this way? These are the thoughts that run through my mind whenever I have the desire to do something I am passionate about. Being an engineer, a yoga teacher, a martial artist, developing recipes, and even writing these posts. Why?

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Family Relationships Series

I've hit another writer's block again. But I am going to try right now to let out as much as I can. This is me raw and in the now. Lately, I have been emotionally and mentally stressing a lot about my family relationships. My older sister and I are not on speaking terms (probably the 5th or 6th time in the past 6 years but who's counting), my mother is continuously finding reasons to call me selfish, and

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