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Cauliflower Eggplant + Potato Korma



I bought Julie Sahni’s book, Classic Indian Vegetarian and Grain Cooking, a REALLY long time ago. Like, I hate to admit this, but maybe 20 years ago. It has travelled all over the place with me, sat on many bookshelves and has hardly ever been used…until this week.

The book always intimidated me. The recipes are very authentic and somewhat involved. I’d never heard of most of the ingredients and had no idea where to begin. But I’ve been going to this awesome Indian street food restaurant here in Houston called Pondicheri and now I’m inspired. Big time! I’ve been making my way through the menu and discovering some amazing new things. This led to a field trip to my nearest Indian market.

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Vegan Artichoke Frittata



Okay, so a vegan frittata seems kind of impossible. Doesn’t it? I mean a frittata is made with eggs. That’s the deal. Well, Chef Chloe Coscarelli is like this little vegan guru. And she has the best eggless frittata recipe in her cookbook, Chloe’s Kitchen.

She makes her’s with zucchini and calls it End-of-Summer Frittata. I got all clever and changed the zucchini to artichokes so it’s more of an end-of-spring/beginning-of-summer frittata. I used fresh artichokes, but you could easily use canned artichoke hearts and bottoms.

Fresh artichokes are a little work, but so awesome. Last summer I spent a few days in Salinas, CA which is just a few miles away from Castroville — the artichoke capital of America. So of course, every meal I had there included fresh artichokes. Heaven!

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