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Asparagus Masala

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I cooked the stems of green asparagus using a method for okra in this fusion dish, after using the asparagus tips in another dish.

Kontomire

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I had to adapt this recipe to fit the constraints of my kitchen.

Honey and Spice Eggplant/Aubergine

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Here’s the recipe. If I were to make this again, I think I’d replace the lemon juice with lime.

Earl Grey Sponge Cupcakes with Lavender Marshmallow Glaze

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I made the cupcakes using the recipe for Carla’s Hot Milk Sponge cake from the More with Less cookbook by Doris Janzen Longacre, but I infused the milk with Earl Grey tea. The topping is the same marshmallow cream from Mimi’s poppyseed cake, except I steeped dried lavender in the water I used, and did not include vanilla.

Mutabal

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The appearance of spring weather makes me want summery foods: meze and bread with cheese. I made mutabal for the first time, serving it with familiar favourites such as yoğurtlu havuç salatası.

Bamya

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There can never be too many different ways to prepare okra.

Green beans and mushrooms with soy sauce and sesame seeds

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I made this much like the vegetables in soy sauce I previously posted, except I used long green beans and mushrooms, and sprinkled them with toasted sesame seeds.