tamarind chutney

Tamarind Chutney

This is sweet-and-sour sauce, Indian style. It's particularly good with samosas and pakoras, and is also a fabulous chicken wing glaze. Quick and easy,...
Mediterranean Medley Sweet Potatoes sweet potatoes, chickpeas, tahini sauce, and tahini sauce done in a Mediterranean style

Mediterranean Medley Sweet Potatoes

Updated September 16, 2022 Sometimes you want the tasty ease of baked sweet potatoes, but a full meal is required. This dish, inspired by an...
mango daikon salsa

Savory Mango Daikon Salsa

The pineapple and the mango create a sweet base and, while the cucumber and daikon add their crispier textures and subtle astringencies. Meanwhile the...

Cauliflower Leek Tots

For me, the tater tot was primarily an institutional food experience. It began with school lunches, showing up at least once a week on...

Sri Lankan Style Curry Powder

The first time you need a nightshade free curry powder you should really start with this fabulous blend from Dini at The Flavor Blender....

Even More Vaguely Vietnamese Slow Cooker Pork

Sometimes you run across a recipe and it just sings to you. If you’re nightshade sensitive you have to make sure it’s safe before...
dal saag

Dal Saag

Simple, delicious, nutritious dal. If you don’t know Indian food, it’s like split pea soup without the ham bone, better vegetables and (usually) more...
clam chowder

New England Clam Chowder

Few foods are more iconic than New England Clam chowder. Potatoes are, theoretically, integral to the flavor and texture of this favorite. I actually have...
pad thai

No Nightshade Pad Thai

You might think of Pad Thai as take-out that went backpacking in Southeast Asia, a quest of self-fulfilling, comfort food prophecy. It’s a food beloved...
Indonesian Beggar's Chicken

Indonesian Beggar’s Chicken

In the almost limitless world of Chinese food, Beggar's Chicken is a famous enough dish to have its own Wikipedia page. It's a delicacy...