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Chef K.N.Vinod
Washington DC
Chef,Restaurateur & Entrepreneur
Interests: food and wine, cooking, eating, travel and photography
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Spiced green peas and assorted mixtures on the streets of Mysore # Culinary tour of India#cuisine tour#food tours Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at Chef Vinod
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"Puttu" - A specialty of Kerala - Photo of the Week A simple dish made with rice flour, cumin and coconut and salt. Coarsely ground rice flour is sprinkled with water and mixed with freshly grated coconut ,cumin and salt... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2014 at Chef Vinod
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PICTURE OF THE WEEK Steamed "KAPPA" ( YUCCA/CASAVA with KERALA FISH CURRY made with "Kodampuli" (Garcinia Cambogia) Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at Chef Vinod
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Come, join me on a splendid culinary tour to India. This 13 days and 12 nights are going to be a lot of fun. I can assure you of that. Given below is the itinerary of the tour. As you... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2014 at Chef Vinod
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Sunday Night Suppers is a $600/- per head dinner organzied by Chef Alice Waters, Chef Jose Andres and cookbook author Joan Nathan to benefit the DC Central Kitchen and Martha's table. The dinners are held in small groups of 20-25... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2014 at Chef Vinod
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BREEZE RESTAURANT - LEBUA HOTEL, STATE TOWER 1055, SILOM ROAD, BANGRAK, BANGKOK, 10500, THAILAND. Situated on 51st and 52 nd floor Here the chefs have come up with an exquisite preview of the future of dining in China by 2020.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2013 at Chef Vinod
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KERALA FISH CURRY Chilies, Shallots, ginger, "kodampuli' & curry leaves cooked in a traditional earthern ware container called "chatti" or "Mann chatti" Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2013 at Chef Vinod
Posted Sep 29, 2013 at Chef Vinod
A few more seats are available for this upcoming culinary tour to South India - October 16 - 28, 2013. Join me & explore and experience South India with me. Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2013 at Chef Vinod
Thank you so much Sonu! I am glad to hear that. I look forward to posting more recipes. Happy Cooking!
Toggle Commented Jul 7, 2013 on Kerala Shrimp Curry at Chef Vinod
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We are honored and humbled to be invited by the Smithsonian Institution again to take part in this year's Folklife Festival. It was in 1985 that I first came to this country from India to organize the Festival of India... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2013 at Chef Vinod
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Get off the beaten path, explore in depth the rich culinary traditions of south India. Come, Join me as I take you on a culinary journey through South India.You will also have the opportunity to interact with and get culinary... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2013 at Chef Vinod
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SOUND BITES WHAT : DC CENTRAL KITCHEN'S FESTIVAL OF LOCAL MUSIC, FOOD AND CHANGE WHEN : May 19th WHERE : 9.30 CLUB TIME : 1 PM TICKETS : $ 40 INCLUDING FREE FOOD FROM 25 OF DC'S BEST RESTAURANTS +7... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2013 at Chef Vinod
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SIMPLE VEGETARIAN The Washington Post food editor Joe Yonan has turned a Vegetarian. So here is a recipe dedicated to Joe and to all my vegetarian friends. This is a very simple recipe which can be made quickly and easily.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2013 at Chef Vinod
Hello Nitha, First of all thank you for visiting my blog. The reason to warm the spices is to bring out the flavors of the spices. Anytime you warm or heat spices it brings out the essential oils. Happy cooking! I will wait to hear from you with your comments after you prepare it.
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CLEVELAND PARK, WASHINGTON DC AWAITS YOU MR. PRESIDENT Heartiest Congratulations Mr. President on your re-election! Thank you for your invitation to the Presidential Inauguration. Above : with Mrs. Nisha Vinod at the Inaugural Ball. I had the privelege and honor... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2013 at Chef Vinod
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SOUTH INDIA DELIGHTS WITH CHEF VINOD TOUR DEPARTS : JANUARY 31, 2013 Get off the beaten path, explore in depth the rich culinary traditions of south India.Chef Vinod, who hails from Kerala and obtained culinary training from the institute of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2012 at Chef Vinod
Thank you Vee for taking out the time to post your comments. I am so glad to hear that you liked the recipe and you enjoy my blog. You made my day! Happy Cooking!
Toggle Commented Aug 10, 2012 on Kerala Shrimp Curry at Chef Vinod
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Inspired by India: A Family Celebration Celebrate the art and culture of the Indian subcontinent with a free all-day family event. Watch classical kathak dancing, listen to traditional Indian flute music, and make a rakhi bracelet. Watch artists create Indian... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2012 at Chef Vinod
Dear Darrel, Thank you so much for your comments! You made my day. Happy cooking! If you are ever in the DC area,please do drop by at one of my restaurants.
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TOUR DEPARTS - JANUARY 31, 2013 MAMALAPURAM - BANGALORE - MYSORE - CALICUT - COCHIN - KUMARAKOM - KOVALAM Get off the beaten path, explore in depth the rich culinary traditions of South India. Come and join me on January... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2012 at Chef Vinod
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It was an honor to join hands with the some of the top chefs in the country at Saveur Magazine's third annual global bbq event at the boat basin in New York. We would like to thank Mrs. Sujata Thakur,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2012 at Chef Vinod
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WHAT : A CULINARY JOURNEY THROUGH INDIA WHERE : INDIQUE HEIGHTS WHEN : MONDAY MAY 21, 2012 TIME : 6.30 PM SPEAKERS : RESTAURATEURS SURFY RAHMAN & CHEF K.N.VINOD COST : $ 58.00 FOR MEMBERS $ 65.00 NON MEMBERS TICKETS... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2012 at Chef Vinod