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Rinku Bhattacharya

Rinku Bhattacharya, is a teacher of Indian Cooking and the author of the blog, Spice Chronicles. A busy working mother Rinku is committed to offering a practical approach of flavorful, everyday cooking often with an Indian Accent. An author of three cookbooks, Instant Indian, Classic Foods for Every Region of India made easy in the Instant Pot, Spices and Seasons, Simple, Sustainable. Indian Flavors and The Bengali Five Spice Chronicles. Rinku’s passion for food starts with cooking and trying new recipes and extends to pairing and drinking wine with food and trying usual combinations by fusing various culinary influences. Rinku and her family are very committed to a sustainable lifestyle, and she uses mostly local produce for her recipes. She is joined in this effort by her husband who is an avid gardener and her children, Deepta and Aadi.

Slow Cooked Lamb Curry

A tender, slow cooked lamb curry and potatoes is flavored with bold spices for a delicious hearty combination. Enjoy with flatbread.

Jalapeño and Cherry Salsa

Delicious beside grilled meats and fish or served as a dip, this light summer salsa is sweet and spicy featuring the season’s produce.

Roasted Red Bell Pepper Hummus

Spruce up your hummus recipe with the fresh flavor of roasted red peppers. This is a no fuss recipe that is sure to bring you to your happy place.

Mojito Salmon with Peppers

Based on the cocktail, this salmon is doused in lime and sprinkled with rum and mint. To add a pop of flavor, three peppers are used to marinate the fish.

Tofu and Red Grape Kebabs

Tofu and Red Grape Kebabs

Serve these as an appetizer or a main on the first day and toss leftovers with tomatoes, cilantro and onions to make a quick and fragrant stir-fry.

Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa Pilaf

Add a bunch of vegetables to the popular gluten-free grain for a nutritious one-dish dinner.

Kale with Caramelized Onions

Kale with Caramelized Onions

The myriad of health benefits associated with kale have made it a major trend lately. Serve it with caramelized onions and cumin for a satisfying side dish.

Apple Relish with Mint

Apple Relish with Mint

This recipe whips up the apple into a simple relish and offers you a different way to celebrate the everyday apple.

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