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Raw_Girl

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Well, "About Me" is always a nerve-wracking time for everyone, including me. Let's start with the easy stuff - I'm a writer, am on the cusp of turning the big 3-0, and have an affinity for hot gay guys (but who doesn't?!). Coming from a largely non-vegetarian eating community in India,... Full Bio
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Grilled Chicken and Other Foods in Germany by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan We went to this nearby "butcher shop", Kiesinger , on Friedrichstrasse, that serves cheap, delicious, and importantly for me, hot food for lunch. They have a daily special ... Read on »
Pepper Salad by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Here's my first dish made in Germany: A salad with curly lettuce, rucola, red and yellow bell peppers and pickled chillies, seasoned with oregano, juice of half a lemon, an ... Read on »
Farmer's Market, Tubingen by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan For a country known for its potatoes, Germany sure has some really fresh produce (even if at this time of year, the produce is coming in from Spain). One thing you will get ... Read on »
Füssen, Germany by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Ever dreamed of having your own castle? Enamored by princess sagas by Walt Disney? Then you have to come to Neuschwanstein Schloss at Füssen, Germany. I mean, Neuschwanstei ... Read on »
Tübingen, Germany - Day 1 by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Finally made it to Germany yesterday, despite the bomb squad delaying things at the Mumbai airport at my boarding gate and thankfully we took off just in time, before the a ... Read on »
Celery, Carrot, Lettuce, Cauliflower Salad by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan After long last I finally made my own lunch (almost a week)! Have been superbusy getting my visa in order, and have just been eating cooked meals at home or a plate of frui ... Read on »
What I Want Now: Raw Vegan Pesto Pizza On A Sprouted Lentil Crust by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Doesn't this look gorgeous?! Photo and recipe courtesy of Joanne from Foods for Long Life . Read on »
It's Raining Awards by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan 17th February, 2011 - Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award Thanks Toni of Boulder Locavore  via email 18th February, 2011 - Three Awards - St ... Read on »
Piquant Pineapple Salsa by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan The post title may say "salsa" but I'm having this for lunch as a salad. Very simple recipe with pineapple, cucumber, onion. The veggies are dressed in red wine vinegar, li ... Read on »
What I Want Now: Madras Mashed Cauliflower by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Love the look of this mashed cauliflower and potato along with madras curry powder. Recipe and photo courtesy The Veggie Test Kitchen Read on »
Banana & Lettuce Salad with a Chilli-Chocolate Dressing by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Valentine's Day brings with it a whole gamut of giveaways on blogs - mostly chocolate. I even commented yesterday that chocolate has milk and hence is off-limits, in that I ... Read on »
Carpaccio of Pineapple by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Carpaccio (an appetizer of thinly sliced stuff, usually meat or fish) sounds like such a sophisticated term for what is, essentially, just sliced fruit. But astonishing as ... Read on »
Cabbage, Grapes, Olives Salad in a Red Wine & Poppy Seed Vinaigrette by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I had a bit of salad left over from yesterday - the lettuce was wilted, but the rest was fresh. So, I reused the kalamata olives, gherkins, and peppers; and added cabbag ... Read on »
Kalamata Olives, Lettuce, and Green Pepper Salad by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan An old flame of mine used to say "If you have't eaten kalamata olives, you've wasted your life." If that is so, then today was the first day of putting my life to good use. ... Read on »
Onion, Cinnamon, and Dry Fruit Pilaf by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan This is a really nice comforting rice dish with caramelized onions, a ton of cinnamon, and made richer with cashews, raisins, and green grapes. I made mine using red rice, ... Read on »
Miso-Sesame Baked Tofu by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan In this cookbook I have, there's this recipe on baked tofu that uses dark soy sauce, tamari, honey, ginger, garlic and toasted sesame oil as the marinade. Notice the little ... Read on »
Veggie Takeaway Day - Kashmiri Biryani and Tomato Bharta by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan One of those days when you just want a break from work, watch cartoons, and order greasy takeaway foods. For lunch, a Kashmiri biryani which is sweeter than the usual Hy ... Read on »
Potato and Turnip Rösti by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Rösti would be a fancier term for the humble potato pancake. I added a couple of turnips in mine, seasoned with only fresh black pepper and salt. Potato and ... Read on »
Parsi Ras Chawal (Spicy Tomato Gravy with Rice) by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I usually have one meal a week with my family, with me taking a break from making my own meals or ordering takeout. I do ask my mom to either make a vegetarian Parsi dish o ... Read on »
Savory Indian Pancakes by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Inspired by Andrea's Japanese savory vegetable pancakes , here's my Indianized version using leftover vegetables like corn, cabbage, and french beans. Sort of like an eggle ... Read on »