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Recipes rated by Swapna Chandran Dinesh

Italian Chick Pea Soup

Italian Chick Pea Soup

Chickpeas are one of my favorite ingredients in soup. They don't lose their texture or their nutty flavor. Whether in a spicy Harira (served…

Oct 2010
Advanced
12 votes
3453 views
Awesome Pizza Dough

Awesome Pizza Dough

This recipe is adapted from one perfected at Greens restaurant in San Francisco. The crust is crunchy on the outside but also chewy. I think it's…

Feb 2010
Advanced
78 votes
40223 views
CLEVER on ROASTED GARLIC cloves

CLEVER on ROASTED GARLIC cloves

An incredible way to simply roast GARLIC to its rich caramel luscious state. Here is my very clever method on how to roast garlic to get the…

Aug 2010
Advanced
6 votes
4561 views
Grilled Shrimp

Grilled Shrimp

This is a very tasty grilled shrimp recipe. The ingredients don't sound like they would go together that well, but the result is fantastic. Try…

May 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
4877 views
Pistachio Gnocchi with Scampi, Asparagus and Cream

Pistachio Gnocchi with Scampi, Asparagus and Cream

one of my latest "signature" dishes

Feb 2010
Professional
15 votes
2408 views
Golden Oven Roasted Potatoes

Golden Oven Roasted Potatoes

These potatoes go great with anything from a roast to eggs and toast. Enjoy and Love, Catherine

Feb 2010
Intermediate
13 votes
6890 views
Cumin Chicken

Cumin Chicken

The combined flavors of cumin and oregano in this seasoning is just phenomenal with poultry. This recipe is adapted from Allen Susser's New World…

Apr 2008
Advanced
32 votes
20579 views
Quick Meat Curry

Quick Meat Curry

I've been looking for recipes from Indian-American moms who love the rich flavors of Indian food but who need to get meals on the table quickly. So…

Aug 2011
Advanced
9 votes
4176 views
Salmon with Indian Spices, poached in oil

Salmon with Indian Spices, poached in oil

I love salmon and am always looking for creative ways to make it. This is the first time I've tried it with…

Mar 2010
Advanced
16 votes
6278 views
Homemade Coffee Ice Cream

Homemade Coffee Ice Cream

I adapted this recipe by one from Emeril Lagasse. I served it with a molten chocolate cake one day. We had leftovers the next day with shaved dark…

Oct 2011
Intermediate
6 votes
2512 views