My Parent's Passover Salads!

My Parent's Passover Salads!

My parents are Passover seder stalwarts and rep for the vegetarians HARD CORE! Over several decades they have carefully curated an immaculate assortment of salads that they contribute to the Passover table each year. Their current line up: beets, carrots, heart's of palm. My mom's heart's of palm has been everyone's favourite and I often get requests for the recipe. So here is that recipe with a couple more! TIP: They're good for any time of year!

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Kosambri --Spiced Raw Veggie Slaw!

Kosambri --Spiced Raw Veggie Slaw!

Kosambri is a South Indian style veggie slaw that's been doused with loads of citrus and spiced oil. It's a vibrant and unique salad that is the perfect accompaniment to a bowl of dal, fluffy rice, or a spicy roast chicken! 

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'Vibrant India' Red Lentil Sambar

'Vibrant India' Red Lentil Sambar

I recently received "Vibrant India" by Chitra Agrawal as a gift, and I can already tell that I will be using it a lot this year the way I spent most of 2017 methodically studying "Fresh India" by Meera Sodha. The cookbook's author focuses on recipes originating from Karnataka, (Central, Southern India) and uses a lot of my favorite ingredients such as coconut and curry leaves. This recipe for a South Indian lentil dal -- sambar is easily one of the best ones so far! 

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