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    Posted: 2 years 33 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    Are onions actually 'good for you'? If you were thinking 'yes', then read this.
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    Posted: 2 years 34 weeks ago
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed) The appearance day of Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu has come upon us with the rising of the full moon. Those unfamiliar with the significance of Lord Chaitanya, and/or who want to gain a deeper appreciation for Him—not just intellectually, but practically, personally, and factually within themselves, are recommended to not only study about His life and teachings, but to also chant the Hare Krishna mantra very intently in personal...
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    Posted: 2 years 34 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    "Gezundheit!!", I hear you say. Thanks, but no, actually Basbousa is the name of a sweet, and a delicious one at that. There are many versions all over North Africa. Why do I mention this? Another 'ask Kurma' submission, of course. If you go to google and key in 'ask cooking', you'll find me, a few links down. Remarkable. I receive 2 or 3 a day, from around the world. T R from Paris, France asks: "I really would like to do semolina cake but not sure how to do. Thank you." Here's my recipe...
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    Posted: 2 years 34 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
      Last night I was with one of our forty local groups here in London. This particular sanga, as we call our groups, was at a suburban home in the shadow of the massive arch of the new Wembley Stadium, which dominates the skyline around here. The group members were preparing for a ‘Japa Marathon’ – an event they hold every time an ekadasi coincides with a Sunday. The idea is very simple. Sunday is the day off in Britain, ekadasi is the day for extra rounds of maha-mantra...
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    Posted: 2 years 34 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    Here's a recipe that never made it to any of my cookbooks. It might feature in future publications of mine, though frankly I think that my current four cookbooks are 'it' for this lifetime. Israeli Warm Salad of Roasted Pumpkin, Spinach and Zhoug Zhoug, a well-loved spice paste with Israeli-Yemenite origins, is made of fresh and dried ground spices and herbs, and is used in much the same way as Moroccan harissa. It keeps well under a layer of oil in the refrigerator. Served with warm...
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