Ruchikala (The Art of Taste)

Indian Fusion Cuisine in Portland and Tucson

Gettin’ All Garfield On Ya…

Gettin’ all Garfield on ya. All clichés aside, let’s face it, Sunday is a struggle. Sunday morning goes off without a hitch, all is well and good.  Maybe you’re fortunate … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · 6 Comments

Safety Dance! Beet Smart! (How to dice fresh beets and still keep your fingers)

Chopping fresh beets can be intimidating.  If you’re a newbie, keeping these guidelines in mind can help ease you into the routine. *Use a good quality heavy chef’s knife, eight … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

South Indian-Style Coconut Pilaf

Come on people, play with your beets – rejoice in those beet-stained hands! Dance around your house like the domestic goddess/bohemian child you always knew you were. Make jokes about … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · 5 Comments

Fighting The Cold with Quick Comfort…   11 Minute Pho – A Lazy Love Story. Even I sometimes don’t feel the need to make dinner a huge vanity project.  Cry me … Continue reading

January 9, 2012 · Leave a comment