Over two nights I relaxed with the movie, Gandhi with Ben Kingsley. Watching the movie reminded me of how much it moved me as a young girl. Interestingly, I have had a thread of Indian culture woven, almost imperceptibly though my life. Other cultures like Mexican or my love of France have been a stronger …

Indian Spices

Typically most Indian meals that we make use the following spices to taste: mustard seed paprika turmeric (mostly for color, use sparingly) garam masala ground coriander ground cumin black pepper fresh chili pepper salt Specialty dishes we will also use: green cardamon seed black cardamon seed coriander seed fenugreek seed cloves anise dried mango poppyseed