Curry and Comfort, a blog written by a woman named Ramona, is a culinary diary of different recipes made in Ramona’s home kitchen. Inspired by cuisines all over the globe, many of her recipes revolve around heavy spices, with an abundance of flavors that you will be hard-pressed to find a lot of bloggers producing at home. Fortunately for you and I, these recipes are now at our fingertips, and thank goodness for that!
First and foremost, the name of the blog speaks volumes about the recipes within. The word “comfort” is always pleasing to me, and her recipes absolutely evoke a sense of warmth and comfort. For some great appetizers, the recipes for Sri Lankan Fish Cutlets as well as Masala Spiced Shrimp Cocktail with Mango Salsa are truly inspired, using a variety of spices for incredible flavor. For some classics with a twist, try her Jalapeno Poppers with Bacon, and use the leftover filling to make Jalapeno Popper Bacon Grilled Cheese.
One of my favorite categories of Curry and Comfort is Fusion, mostly because I love combining different cultural cuisines to see how they meld. Ramona does this flawlessly, as you can see in her recipes for Indian-Thai Lentil Curry, Curried Hoppin’ John with Pork and Bacon, and My Jambalaya “Con-Fusion.”
Just as with the “comfort” part of the blog, the “curry” part is equally inspired. I’ve realized that many people shy away from curry, mostly because they fear for their stomachs after eating a bowl of it. In this case, I find my iron gut to be a blessing. Her recipe for Lemongrass Chicken Curry is fresh and bright, and fairly quick to make. To really get your curry on, try her Sri Lankan Shrimp Curry and her Curried Swiss Chard. She has about 60 curry recipes, so you’ll have no problem finding one that suits your taste buds.
As with most blogs that I encounter, the desserts section is always something to look forward to. Curry and Comfort is no exception to that rule. Check out her recipes for Sri Lankan Watalappan, Avocado Pineapple Popsicles, and Cranberry and White Chocolate Cookies for some truly unique sweet treats.
For dishes inspired by all corners of the world, Curry and Comfort is a real treasure. I hope you enjoy preparing any or all of these recipes, just as I did! Cheers, and happy cooking!
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