Acaraje with salada fresca

Acaraje with salada fresca

Acaraje is traditionally encountered in Brazil’s north eastern state of Bahia. These falafel type discs are made from black-eyed beans that are soaked, rubbed to remove the skins, then fried. Once the balls are cooked, they are then sliced and filled. This...
Portabello mushroom fajitas

Portabello mushroom fajitas

 Fajitas trace back to Mexican ranch workers living across the border in Texas. Does that make it Mexican or Tex-Mex? You decide. Either way fajitas are great. This vegetarian version is made with meaty portabello mushrooms. Don’t leave the mushrooms to marinate...
Samosas with fresh mint and coriander chutney

Samosas with fresh mint and coriander chutney

Everyone loves a good samosa. This samosa recipe makes a bundle of the little parcels, but don’t worry if they’re not gobbled up because they freeze well too. The secret to this recipe is the amchoor powder, which is a fruity spice powder made from dried green mangos....