I like food, cooking, and I'm starting to get into photography. Why not combine all three? I'll occasionally post pictures of what I'm cooking and eating - it'll mostly be vegetarian (my wife is one). Let me know in the comments if there's a recipe you think I should try.
Sunday, March 20, 2011
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This is my version of Veggie Vindaloo - invented by combining and tweaking a few I found online. Vindaloo is a Goan dish that evolved out of a dish Portugese settlers brought called Vinha d'Alhos and originally included wine and pork. My favorite part of the story is that "aloo" means potato in Hindi so the Indian version almost invariably contains potatoes even though the Portugese did not. Ahh false cognates. Gotta love 'em. Anyway, you usually see this with lamb or chicken in American Indian joints. My version is all veggie, but it'd be easy to add some meat and stew it a whole lot longer if you wanted.