Serendib Kitchen

Lamb curry

Hm. I thought I’d posted all the components of the pizza before posting the finished pizza, but I now see I didn’t. Well, here’s the lamb curry. I basically took a deboned leg of lamb, ground it in the food processor (pulsing lightly, so as not to turn it to paste), and then curried it …

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Today’s giveaway question: Is a samosa a sandwich?

GIVEAWAY! 12 DAYS TO LAUNCH, and we’re launching daily giveaways for these two weeks! Congratulations to yesterday’s winners: Amalia Veronika, Anna Guevarra, and Lenore Jean Jones! Today’s question for the comments: Is a samosa a sandwich? Yes / No / Discuss! Bonus question: What would make for a fabulous South Asian sandwich? (No extra points …

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Paneer

I had this sudden brainstorm that I wanted to make Kevin a spinach curry and lamb curry pizza for Valentine’s Day (see next post), and I really did want paneer on it, but I also didn’t have any paneer on hand — not fresh, not in the freezer. Very sad. On the other hand, I …

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Launch event for Feast at the new Cards Against Humanity cafe

Chicago gamer (and eating) folks, please save-the-date for a launch party at the new Cards Against Humanity gaming cafe (1965 N. Milwaukee Avenue). We’d going to do a launch event there for Feast! Thursday, April 2, 4-7 p.m., South Asian-themed board games (I’m going to bring my big carrom board!), and I’ll provide delicious treats. …

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Date night with Kevin

Date night this week was date lunch on Thursday, and we were both harried and only had 45 minutes to spare. But we pulled French bread pizza out of the freezer box and lay in bed and talked about book production plans and ate together and it was better than not eating together, so we’ll …

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Family dinner: dessert bar!

Dessert bar! Everyone had two crepes — my first was mango with chocolate chips topped with lightly-sweetened whipped cream. If I’d had a little more energy, I would have made a chocolate sauce instead of just throwing out bowls of chips, but we were getting a little tired with the food prep at that point! …

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