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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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5-Minute Veggie Stir Fry by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan An absolutely yummy and lightning quick stiry fry using hoisin sauce as the base, and an assortment of vegetables. Adding a few slices of pine apple just pushed the dish in ... Read on »
And Thou Shall Have Cake by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I turned thirty a couple of days back. To be honest, I was dreading the day I couldn't call myself twenty-something. Thirties is another word for "responsibility" and I'm n ... Read on »
Apple and Cabbage Salad by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan A delightfully tart apple and cabbage salad dressed with red wine vinegar and chives, and a sprinkling of black grapes with some leftover peppers. Apple and Cabbage S ... Read on »
Apple, Strawberry, Lettuce, and Cashew Salad by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Tart apples, sweet strawberries on a bed of lettuce, with cashews for crunch, all dressed in red wine vinegar and olive oil. Apple, Strawberry, and Lettuce Salad ... Read on »
Arugula, Sun Dried Tomato, Peppers, and Date Salad by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan This salad's got a bit of everything - crunch, sweet, sour, salty courtesy of the arugula, dates, sumac, and sun dried tomatoes respectively. Indian dates are really pu ... 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 »
Basil and Walnut Pesto by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan A really simple, flavorful pesto made with the freshest of ingredients. That would mean the best olive oil you can afford, and fresher than fresh basil leaves. If you want ... Read on »
Basil Walnut Pesto Pasta with Peppers and Olives by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan When you make a fresh batch of pesto , its always best to use it as soon as possible. I made a quick sauce out of mine to go with my whole wheat fusili pasta. I'm a bit iff ... Read on »
Blueberry, Vanilla, and Bread Pudding by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I had my first taste of blueberries today. We don't get blueberries around here - like ever, not because its winter. So, I'd bought a can of blueberries a couple of weeks b ... Read on »
Cabbage and Guava Salad by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan This salad brought me a nice wholesome lunch as well as a renewed belief in mankind. On my way to work, I hauled a rickshaw, asked if the driver would go to Andheri, after ... Read on »
Cabbage and Sunflower Seed Parathas by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Between Bobby Chin's Punjab-special episode, and a live tandoor station at the back of my own building for some function I wasn't invited to, I just had to make some parath ... 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 »
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 »
Cauliflower, Green Beans, Peppers and Quinoa Salad by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I haven't had quinoa in a while and seeing my depleting stock of vegetables, I made a big pot of quinoa with green beans, cauliflower and red and green peppers, flavored wi ... 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 »
Coconut & Pomogranate Ice Cream by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan My last attempt at making ice cream wasn't exactly the most delish ice cream I have ever eaten. In fact, it turned out more like an icy sorbet than a creamy ice cream. Sinc ... Read on »
Coffee & Coconut Ice Cream by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Coffee and Coconut Icecream Servings: About 6-8 scoops Ingredients 1 cup coconut cream 4 cups water 4 teaspoons coffee 5-6 teaspoons brown sugar To mak ... Read on »
Cream of Beetroot Soup by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan It's probably no surprise to regular readers when I say I love beets! Here's a dead simple recipe with just three ingredients: beets, tofu and sage . I had it raw - but you ... Read on »
Curious about Curry by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Ok, I am a curry virgin! I've had plenty to eat - how can you not, in curry-heaven India. But never attempted to make it myself. It just seems like an arduous process of gr ... 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 »