This gorgeous Cara Cara Orange Blackberry Salad is a feast for the eyes and palate. It is amazing served with homemade Orange Poppy Seed Vinaigrette.
Spaghetti squash is my favorite squash of the season. I really enjoy the vegetable-like strands of flesh that resemble spaghetti, hence its name. It is a nutritious low-calorie and gluten-free substitute for pasta and works well with most sauces. I made an Asian inspired dish with it the last time – Stir-Fry Spaghetti Squash with [...]
While mangoes are commonly found and eaten in the Indian sub-continent and Southeast Asia, it is considered an exotic fruit here in the Midwest. Many are unfamiliar with the fruit. Sometimes I get asked about how the fruit tastes or methods of preparation when I am buying mangoes at the grocery store. The mangoes that [...]
In every language there are always some unique words that convey highly expressive notions about food and cultural nuances all at once. In the Malay language, rojak fulfills this down to a T. Blessed with an abundance of tropical fruits and vegetables, Malaysians often take a variety of ingredients and mix them together into a [...]
Today’s post is a special one. You know how we need buddies in the real world? Well, we also need buddies in the virtual world and I want to tell you about my buddy, Denise. Denise and I first “met” in January 2010 when Roti n Rice was just a month old. I used to [...]
Pomelo is a pale green to yellow colored citrus fruit with a thick rind. It tastes like a mild grapefruit and has a very slight hint of bitterness. Pomelos come in two varieties – a sweet kind with white flesh and a slightly tangy kind with pinkish flesh. The ones we find here has a [...]
The season’s festivities have officially begun for us as we had some friends over for dinner this weekend. Though it may sound a little early, it really is not with only one weekend left before Christmas. Since this is the last week of school, many will be travelling this coming weekend. Before that happens, it [...]