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Daikon Rolls

Daikon Rolls | She Paused 4 Thought

Spicy daikon radish stands in for rice paper wraps in this unique recipe. Thinly sliced daikon is stuffed with shiso (a Japanese herb that has a minty basil flavor) cucumber, avocado, sprouts, and mint. It is garnished with black sesame seeds and drizzled with a bright citrus sauce.

This Japanese inspired recipe is from Jean-Christian Jury’s latest culinary publication Vegan: The Cookbook. If you’re not vegan, don’t let the title detour you from this plant-based gold mine.

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Incredible Indian

Photography by Cathy Nelson Arkle

Trying to explain Indian cuisine is like describing quantum physics. I love both, but they are best left to an expert. India’s cuisine is anything but uniform for many reasons: its 5000-year-old history, numerous settlers with diverse belief systems and distinct geography differences.  But… there is a common thread.

Significant Spices

The French have their sauces, the Mexicans have their chilies, the Italians have their pastas, and the Indians have their spices.

India produces 70% of global spice market. They grow about 50 of the 80 varieties of spices harvested worldwide. Continue Reading →

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