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Luisa Davis

Luisa Davis

Luisa Davis is a frelance writer and foodie based in Portland, California. Though raised on her mother's homestyle Italian cooking, she has spent most of the last five years traveling and immersing herself in other countries' cuisines. Her work have been published in various publications, both online and offline.

Kasoori Methi: A Complete Guide To Fenugreek

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While all types of curries are delicious, there will always be a special place in my heart for authentic Indian dishes made with real spices. There’s something about toasted cardamom, chiles, and ginger that goes really, really well with the other ingredients you find in curry. My favorite recipes use carefully crafted spice blends with just the right kind of garam masala to get the perfect flavor. In other words, there’s no substitute for real kasoori methi.

How Many Calories Are In A Turkey Sandwich

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The sandwich is an art form. Thought to be invented in the 1700’s, this simple combination of two slices of bread and plenty of flavorful fillings is a great way to showcase your individuality. Unfortunately, sandwiches don’t tend to have complete nutrition information on them. As a result, it’s hard to figure out how many calories there are in a turkey sandwich.

Is Pudding Gluten Free? Safe Desserts For Gluten-Sensitive Diets

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Celiac disease is pretty scary, but the scariest part about it is that it routinely goes undiagnosed. While some cases manifest with obvious symptoms, many people go through their entire lives without realizing that their intestines are being damaged by the gluten in their diets. This makes it all the more important to understand what gluten is, how it’s made, and what types of foods are gluten-free. Questions like “does pudding have gluten?” can make a huge difference in your health.

Curry Without Coconut Milk – All Of The Flavor With None Of The Fuss

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I love curry. You probably love curry too, if you’re reading this. That doesn’t mean we like the same curry, however. The term “curry” refers to a huge variety of dishes that come from south Asia. These days, it’s not hard to find a curry dish that originates in England, India, Thailand, Japan, or Vietnam. All of these regional variations are quite different, giving you lots of options when it comes to what goes in your curry and how it tastes.

The Best Side Dishes for Jambalaya

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Some dishes have it all. If you’re looking for a single recipe that combines carbs, protein, vegetables, and plenty of flavor, jambalaya is definitely your best bet. It’s a wonderful standalone dish that’s shockingly easy to prepare, making it a great way to make dinner with a minimum of fuss and mess. But what goes with jambalaya?

Smoked Herring: Recipe Ideas With This Wonderful Fish

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Fish have always been a bit of a mystery to me. I’m a fan of salmon, swordfish, and cod, of course, but when it comes to things like pickled herring or the things that they serve in tins in Northern Europe, I’m not quite as endeared.

Smoked herring is somewhere on the fence. This special dish showcases a unique smoky, fishy flavor that’s a fantastic addition to stews, soups, and even pizza. Die-hard seafood fans might even enjoy eating smoked herring on its own.

Can You Freeze Ricotta Cheese? Answers to Common Ricotta Queries

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If you’re like me (a dessert aficionado), you probably have experienced a scenario wherein you have tons of leftover ricotta from your recipes with no idea on how and where to store it. How long will ricotta last in the fridge? Can you safely freeze ricotta? These are just some of the questions that went through my mind when I was left with a bowlful of excess ricotta from a cheesecake recipe I was making.