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Food for a healthy American diet

A few days after moving to the United States in 1962, Gopal Kapur went to dinner at his college dormitory’s cafeteria. Kapur, who grew up in India, couldn’t speak English well ...

Personal chef gives the gift of thyme

Personal chefs aren’t just for the rich and famous these days. They’re becoming more common in many middle class homes because of affordability, convenience, a slightly glamoro ...

North India cuisine pleasing to the eye and the palate

From the lush valleys of Kashmere down to the fertile plains of Punjab, the cuisine of North India uses dried fruits and nuts to add nutrition, texture and visual appeal. Slow-coo ...

Fusion fun in the kitchen

A few months ago, Gita Iyer, a Granite Bay resident, whipped up a cookbook full of vegetarian, Indian fusion recipes that she is famous for dishing up to friends and family. In ...