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Guacamole with Toasted Coriander Seeds

Avocados were never a part of my growing up years, but I don’t know why it tastes so so familiar. Is it just me or you guys also think it tastes like the creamy tender coconut (especially the parts near the skin)!? Same-same-but-different-ish? Okay, it’s just me. Whatever it is, I adore it. And whenever I find a good avocado or two, it’s usually guacamole for breakfast. All it needs is 5 ingredients and 5 minutes of utmost patience from me. If you have 5 minutes and 2 avocados, give this a stir.  

Spicy Thai Egg White and Holy Basil Scrambled Eggs

There are two things I hate more than anything: one, egg white scrambled eggs or omelettes. It’s just so pointless, tasteless and rubbery without the yolks. Why would anyone steal that away from their omelette or scrambled eggs?!?? But this morning I had 4 eggs worth of egg whites in the refrigerator staring at me. They were leftovers from batch of lemon curd I had made the other day. That’s where the second thing I dislike comes into play; I hate wasting or throwing away good food. It makes me feel sick in the stomach. So in desperation, to save these 4 egg whites, and add some interest, favour and joy into them I tried something that was a complete delight. The Spicy Thai Egg White and Holy Basil Scrambled Eggs takes inspiration from the Thai Pad Kra-Pao Gai or stir fried chicken with holy basil (or tulsi). If you have egg whites lying around or a tulsi plant that needs pruning or if you just want to breakout of the monotony of regular everyday omelettes, scrambled eggs …