Southern Spice

  Chicken 65, the signature dish at Southern Spice I recently had the pleasure of eating at a place that I’ve been wanting to check out for some time. The initial reviews for Southern Spice, located deep in the heart of Flushing, Queens, at the end of the 7 train, already had my mouth watering … Continue reading Southern Spice

Cashew Curry

Sitting here snacking on these addictive chili & lime Cashews from Trader Joes, thinking about what I should blog about today, I suddenly turned to my empty bowl of inspiration, licked the seasoning off my fingers, and had a eureka moment. CASHEWS!!! What a great nut (and a fruit). And I bet they haven’t heard … Continue reading Cashew Curry


I wanted to pass on this article by Tilak S. Fernando about Murunga, which is used in Sri Lankan cooking (especially very heaty dishes such as Chilaw Crab Curry). As it turns out, that’s not the only thing it’s good for: Moringa ( Murunga) tree which grows wildly in Sri Lanka could be the ultimate … Continue reading Murunga