How to pick wild blueberries

by Helene Dsouza on July 28, 2014

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Sometimes I forget that the simplest things with which we grew up with might not be that usual to others. Since we have been back to europe for a Asia break, we have been going regularly to the forest for the seasonal berry pickings. My husband was excited at the thought of picking wild blue […]

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Masala Herb Europe Summer Edition of 2014

by Helene Dsouza July 23, 2014
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I present you the special Masala Herb Europe Summer Edition of 2014! Surprised? Well, it was my aim and yes I confess, I was short on time to announce it earlier, but as you will see, I am already in Austria and recently we had taken a 10 days trip to visit our family in […]

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Quick and Easy Mushroom Yogurt Curry

by Helene Dsouza June 23, 2014
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It started to rain last week properly when all of a sudden the seasonal Indian monsoon halted. That means we are back to the heat and lighter food! However, before we ended up crying for rain once again, I had finaly got around to prepare this quick and easy mushroom yogurt curry. I know I […]

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Useful road trip tips for India

by Helene Dsouza June 5, 2014
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Recently we decided to go on a short 12 day road trip to south India. While we were traveling I had the idea to share some of our knowledge and stories, which we experienced over the years. When you have been in India for some time you meet some of the most exceptional people and […]

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Greek Salad and Feta Cheese in India

by Helene Dsouza May 2, 2014
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No words can describe how annoyed I am of the sticky Indian summer heat… It’s just too hot! So, please don’t  be surprised that the summer months are slowing down Masala Herb once again, but of course I am aching to cook properly soon! Anyway, today I am sharing one of the few dishes that […]

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18 fantastic Chicken Curry Recipes from India

by Helene Dsouza April 22, 2014
18 fantastic Chicken Curry Recipes from India

The other day I was chatting with my school time friend about random daily things when the topic suddenly changed to curries and Indian food. She explained that she had discovered a liking for Indian food specialties and gravy treats and when I heard this I was mighty surprised. You have to know, Indian food […]

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Couscous Paneer Salad with Lemon Dressing

by Helene Dsouza April 6, 2014
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When the days turn into an endless torture, when the sun is hitting beyond crazy and when you turn into a steaming dumpling, that’s when you know you didn’t escape the Indian summer heat! So what does one do in this case, besides complaining endlessly that it is hot and draining? You help yourself with […]

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Spicy Avocado Crostini

by Helene Dsouza March 28, 2014
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Have I told you that we have been growing two avocado trees together in our garden? They were about our height when we acquired these precious trees, together with the olive and bread fruit tree, and they have been growing considerably well in the past 2-3 years. We can’t wait to discover what the fruits will […]

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