January 27, 2016
My friend Robin swears by this book, which she’s had since it first came out in 1968. She says in those days she’d cook dinner for a dozen for ten bucks.
Still, I have to admit I opened The Yogi Cookbook with few expectations. The hippie books I remember from back then were boringly preachy. This one, on the other hand, is a delight to read. Here’s a beginner’s curry; be sure to read the note at the end.
I love the simplicity of this lemon rice. (The author suggests cooking rice in copious amounts of boiling water – like pasta – and tasting constantly so that it’s still a bit al dente when you finally drain it.)
And, of course, there’s dal:
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