Ruchikala (The Art of Taste)

Indian Fusion Cuisine in Portland and Tucson

Root Vegetable Fritters with Indian Spices and Coconut

These fritters come together pretty easily without egg. If you do eat eggs, adding 1 or two of them to the mixture will help bind them even more. Cast Iron … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

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

What do you do when you’re bed bound?  Other than reading near autobiographical books showcasing strained emotional relationships with well intentioned family members and their obsessions with food that liberates … Continue reading

July 11, 2011 · Leave a comment