Saffron Biscuits

Saffron Biscuits
One of my favorite ways to fill out a meal is to serve some hot-from-the-oven homemade biscuits alongside the central components. These buttery saffron bisuits would go nicely with any variety of entrées as they are free of overpowering tastes but instead feature the complementary and subtly sweet earthy flavour of genuine saffron. A flowery gem that is also quite costly due to the intensity of the labour involved, thankfully only a small amount is needed for colour and flavour.
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Roasted Root Vegetables in a Madras Sauce


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Roasted Root Vegetables in a Madras Sauce
A well-balanced diet of legumes, grains, and a variety of vegetables is your best defense in maintaining optimal health and to treat a variety of conditions. Too often doctors are quick to prescribe pharmaceuticals which often only serve to mask conditions rather than treat the underlying causes of poor health, not to mention the side effects which can lead to more problems.

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Green Curry Potato and Mushroom Soup

Green Curry Potato and Mushroom Soup
There's nothing quite as comforting as a hot bowl of homemade soup on a cold winter's day, and if you're looking for a simple and hearty soup with a little kick, this aromatic cream of potato soup with shiitake mushrooms is seasoned with green curry paste for a delightful vibrant and zesty flavor. I make my own green curry paste from scratch as it is easy to make and lends an unbeatable fragrant freshness and pungency to the taste experience, but if you opt for a storebought paste to make things even easier, just taste ahead of time to adjust the seasoning in the soup to your own preference for heat.
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Buckwheat and Wild Rice Soup with Mushrooms

Buckwheat and Wild Rice Soup with Mushrooms
After the holidays, with much rich fare on our menus, many of us are craving lighter meals. With January tempatures, warming soups are a natural choice. And, lighter meals can be just as satiating, as this bowl of comforting mushroom soup with nutty kasha, wild rice and potatoes, along with herbs and aromatic spices illustrates nicely. With the addition of creamy coconut milk and some red lentils, this is a balanced bowl of goodness. For a particularly satisfying and filling meal, serve with some crusty bread, such as Rustic Sun-Dried Tomato Bread or Rustic Herb and Olive Bread with Reishi.
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