Dal fry was one of my favourite meals while travelling in India. Cheap and packed with protein-rich lentils, dal fry is a comforting food available in almost any veg restaurant you can find. At home, dal fry is quick to make: cook the lentils, fry your spices, add lentils to spices and simmer. The taste and aroma of my dal fry brought back so many memories of my time in India….
Last weekend I went on a quest to make a grillable veggie burger. Creating a tasty and grillable veggie burger has been an illusive target ever since I started making my own veggie burger patties a few years ago. Although I’ve made some tasty patties, the mixture is so soft I wouldn’t even think of putting them on the BBQ. Even frying can be tricky sometimes, so I usually bake my veggie burgers.
With a lot of trial and error, and a bit of help from the folks at Minimalist Baker, I’ve come up with my own GRILLABLE VEGGIE BURGER!!!! Cap locks are justified here just to communicate how excited I was when my veggie burgers came off the BBQ, cooked perfectly with their quintessential grill marks….
If one thing can cheer me up, it’s rhubarb. Each Spring when the gorgeous pinky-red rhubarb stalks make their appearance in gardens, markets, and grocery stores all over, I feel excitement build inside me. Excitement for the abundance of fresh produce in the season to come, and excitement for the tart and fresh rhubarb flavour in all it’s glory.
Usually I get a bit overzealous and end up with a fridge drawer full of rhubarb. If you’re like me, rhubarb sauce is a quick way to make something out of those tasty stalks. Sometimes it’s hard to know what to do with all that sauce, so here are 5 simple ways to transform your sauce into something special….