Spice of Culinary Life

Kiernan, Willie
August 2011
FoodService Director;8/15/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p64
Trade Publication
The article discusses the versatility provided by Indian spices to foodservice operators. Some Indian spices include coriander, cumin, nutmeg, caraway, mustard and basil. The foodservice department at Pocono Medical Center in East Straudsburg, Pennsylvania hosted an India Day featuring dishes with vegetable curry and biryani. An overview of the popularity of eggplant salmon dish at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut is given.


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