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What is Curry? Karahi Chicken and Colonized Representations

skip to recipe “You smell a little like curry, but I don’t mind it” I was 16 and not ready for my heartbreaks to start with blatant microaggressions targeting my heritage. Six years later, I’m still baffled by why my then beau would think this would remotely be a compliment. Maybe I weed out my dating…… Continue reading What is Curry? Karahi Chicken and Colonized Representations

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Just a little sweet: Kalakhand (milk cake) 

skip to recipe When we first moved to the states, we called home to a small town called Orangevale. Usually when you hear California, you think of beaches, Hollywood, even snow peaked mountains, but orangevale was none of those things. That meant growing up there were no desi restaurants or stores, a luxury my younger…… Continue reading Just a little sweet: Kalakhand (milk cake) 

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A Fall But No Comfort: Acorn Squash Quinoa Khichdi

skip to recipe Well, where to begin? Trump became president from a running joke to an actual elect. These last two days I did not want to post as I went through the states of grief, not because I didn’t know of the grim realities this country sends to minorities but because I wanted to…… Continue reading A Fall But No Comfort: Acorn Squash Quinoa Khichdi