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My Favorite Flavorful Baked Veggie Mix
Mira, There's a special on beets and carrots so I'm doing this recipe tonight. One of my feline companions likes the cheeses I like and perhaps will appreciate the feta here. It will be interesting to see the reaction to carrots, since my ...
DerdriuMarriner, 8 days ago
Catholic Prayer
frankbeswick, Thank you for the practical information, pretty picture and product line. Where is the image to the left of your title taken? Sometimes I meditate by reflecting on, or listening to, the lines of Be Thou My Vision. Andrew Quernmore ...
DerdriuMarriner, 8 days ago
Classic North Indian Chai, Exotically Spiced Tea as Desired
frankbeswick, I agree with you about pateluday's insight of tea added to milk. Also, your input on tea's designation sometimes as char and char's chai etymology is indeed interesting.
DerdriuMarriner, 8 days ago
Classic North Indian Chai, Exotically Spiced Tea as Desired
Milk would be linked with the importance of cows in India. We had always thought that milk was added to tea; your suggestion that tea was added to milk is insightful. Tea is sometimes known as char in Britain. Obviously, this word derives from ...
frankbeswick, 8 days ago
Recipe for Shakshuka: Delicious Mediterranean Poached Egg Dish in Spicy Tomato Sauce
Veronica, Count me in as an appreciator of cumin. I hope that you try Shakshuka. And, remember, that you can always make it your own, because Shakshuka responds kindly to preferential additions!
DerdriuMarriner, 9 days ago
Classic North Indian Chai, Exotically Spiced Tea as Desired
Veronica, Your water-milk proportions of 4-to-1 (8 ounces water to 2 ounces milk) mirror my UK-style of tea. As with you, I favor a black tea blend. In the evening, I sometimes like to experiment with herbal tea varieties.
DerdriuMarriner, 9 days ago
Classic North Indian Chai, Exotically Spiced Tea as Desired
pateluday, Thank you for your insights. As you point out, who borrowed from whom is anybody's guess. Both countries, nevertheless, display admirable appreciations of tea.
DerdriuMarriner, 9 days ago
Classic North Indian Chai, Exotically Spiced Tea as Desired
Before British popularized tea in India, the standard breakfast drink was milk. Probably Indians started add milk in their chai because of this habit or borrowed it from the British it is anybody's guess.
pateluday, 10 days ago
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Michael_Koger, 11 days ago
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Michael_Koger, 11 days ago
Recipe for Shakshuka: Delicious Mediterranean Poached Egg Dish in Spicy Tomato Sauce
I join with Mira in liking Cumin . It is one of my favourites. I shall definitely try this recipe. It looks like my kind of food.
Veronica, 11 days ago
Classic North Indian Chai, Exotically Spiced Tea as Desired
Derdriu I cannot start the day without 2 cups of our tea.. I have just checked in my kitchen . In a 10 Fluid Ounce cup of tea, my proportions are 2 fl ozs of milk the rest is tea . In our house we have a black tea blend.
Veronica, 11 days ago
Recipe for Shakshuka: Delicious Mediterranean Poached Egg Dish in Spicy Tomato Sauce
Mira, Thank you for describing this recipe as sounding "magnificent." Shakshuka offers a wonderful blend of flavors and textures. I understand how cumin can be a favorite spice. It definitely enhances flavor profiles, so I enjoy incorporating ...
DerdriuMarriner, 11 days ago
Classic North Indian Chai, Exotically Spiced Tea as Desired
Veronica, Thank you for your gracious comments. The water-to-milk proportions vary, according to preference, but, no matter the proportions, the taste is still enjoyable. I appreciate your compliment on my acknowledgment of photographers who ...
DerdriuMarriner, 11 days ago
Classic North Indian Chai, Exotically Spiced Tea as Desired
LPerry, Almond milk and organic honey enhance North Indian spiced tea's smoothness, and their delicious healthiness is another plus.
DerdriuMarriner, 11 days ago

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