Dosa Spring Roll

Dosa Spring Roll, a crispy dosa encasing a Chinese filling. Fusion food at its classic best.

I have been on a bit of a roll lately, what with my last recipe for Kati Rolls and now this one, but then who can resist a rotund wrap packed with delicious stuffing? Clearly, not me. A Dosa Spring Roll is an ingenious Indo-Chinese invention. So clever, in fact, that when you first hear of it… 

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Stir-Fried Black Bean Noodles in Orange Sauce

Black Bean Noodles

Hey, you, so what did you do this past weekend? I struck a Billy Joel concert off my bucket list when the legendary musician performed at the Nationals Park here in DC on Saturday. I can’t remember how long I’ve been in love with Billy Joel’s music — it probably started when I watched Uptown Girl at… 

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Gobi Manchurian (low-fat) And Stir-Fried Noodles

Two diverse cuisines hobnobbing together can produce some pretty tasty results, and a great example of that is Gobi (or Cauliflower) Manchurian. We Indians have had a long love affair with Chinese food. Long before the ’90s brought fast-food chains and their inevitable pizzas and burgers and other junk food pouring into Indian cities, it… 

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