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Maharashtrian Thali, Maharashtrian Food, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Prawn Koliwada, Varan, Thali, Kosimbir, Egg Rassa, Basundi, Dudhi ki sabzi

Maharashtrian Thali – Meal from Indian State of Maharashtra

The second thali for this week is from Maharashtra. Just like yesterday, I put together a thali with side dishes that I felt would be liked by us. There are many regions in Maharashtra and I did not pick a specific cuisine from a region. I picked recipes from various regions and put together a…

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Salad, Blogging Marathon, Green Beans, Chickpeas,

Green Beans Pasta Salad

The theme for this week is one vegetable cooked in 3 different ways. When I initially picked this theme, I had ridge gourd in mind and had picked three different dishes. Then I changed the vegetable and this month since we are posting on the weekends, I thought of doing one post for both BM…

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Blogging Marathon, Italian Food, Italian Cuisine, Italian Salad, Bread Salad, Summer Salad,

Panzanella Salad

For second day of Italian cuisine, I have a Tuscan salad that is prepared with stale bread. In fact, in olden days this salad was prepared to use up any leftover bread. A thick crust bread such as sourdough boule, Italian bread or French baguette works the best for this salad. Regular sandwich bread doesn’t…

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Fruit Salad with Mock Custard , Fruit Salad, Custard, Custard Sweet. Blogging Marathon,

Fruit Salad with Mock Custard

I have another easy salad for the last day of this week’s blogging marathon. This is a sweet salad with fruits and custard dressing. I was going to take the easy way and make instant 2 minute custard pudding for this salad. I changed my mind in the last minute and made a mock custard…

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Cucumber Tomato Salad with Sour Cream, Cucumber Tomato Salad, Salad, Summer Salad, Blogging Marathon, Simple Salad

Cucumber Tomato Salad with Sour Cream

Today I have a very simple salad with cucumber and tomatoes. This salad can be served as a side dish with baked or grilled meats and as a dish with any cuisine. If you are a cucumber lover like me, it can eaten as late morning or a late afternoon snack. This is similar to…

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Salad, Ground Chicken Salad, Ground Chicken Salad with Taco Seasoning, Blogging Marathon, Taco Salad

Ground Chicken Taco Salad

My theme for this week’s blogging marathon is Salads. Last month when Pavani posted Taco Salad recipe, I listed it down for this week’s theme. By then I had already decided the theme and wanted to try it with ground chicken. I made the salad early this week and tweaked it a little. Husband did…

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Fresh corn Salad, Sweetcorn Salad, Salad, Summer Salad, Blogging Marathon

Crunchy Sweet Corn Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

Next recipe from Food52 contest winners is a summer salad, crunchy sweet corn salad with buttermilk dressing. As soon as I saw this salad I bookmarked it without even reading the full recipe as I like anything with corn. When I started preparing the salad I realized recipe calls for fresh uncooked corn! I never…

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Curried Spaghatti 3 sq

Curried Spaghetti Salad

Today’s recipe is from a cookbook “Spaghetti, America’s favorite pasta”. This book has ‘n’ number of ways spaghetti can be cooked and various ways it can be served. One such way is to serve it is as a salad; cooked spaghetti tossed with flavored oil. Garlic, chili flakes and curry powder are roasted in hot…

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Japanese Food, Japanese Cuisine, Japanese Salad, Spinach Salad,

Hourensou No Gomaae ~ Japanese Spinach Salad with Sesame Sauce

Hourensou no gomaae is Japanese spinach salad flavored with sesame sauce. Preparation of this salad is similar to Korean spinach salad that I prepared last year for Around the World in 30 days. I liked the Korean salad a lot and since the preparation is similar, included this spinach salad to my Japanese breakfast menu…

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Malagasy Cuisine, Malagasy Food, Avocado Salad, Food of the World

Lasary Avocat ~ Avocado Salad for Food of the World

This month food of the world is in Madagascar. Madagascar is an island nation in the Indian Ocean off the southeast coast of Africa. Nation consists of the island of Madagascar and numerous smaller islands. Country was colonized by the French in the late 19th century and was a French colony until it gained independence…

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