Chicken Tikka Masala

Andrea Meyers - Chicken Tikka Masala

Though somewhat clouded in history, chicken tikka masala is clearly based on chicken tikka, a popular dish from South Asia. Chicken tikka is made by baking chicken pieces that have been marinaded in yogurt and spices, and often the pieces are skewered and baked in a tandoor, an Indian clay oven, though in some areas… 

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Curried Lentil and Potato Stew

Curried Lentil and Potato Stew - Andrea Meyers

I’m not a summer soup person, and you generally won’t find soup on the menu around our house until the first frost. The weather isn’t even remotely cold here yet and I’m still wearing shorts, but for some reason I had a craving for this stew. I love stews with lots of flavor, and this… 

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Chicken Ceylon with Masala Gravy

Andrea Meyers - Chicken Ceylon with Masala Gravy

I really enjoy Indian food, especially a good southern style curry with coconut milk and some garam masala. Last year I came across a treasure trove of some particularly good masala from a spice shop in Norfolk (that has unfortunately closed it’s doors), and the exquisite aroma of this mix is intoxicating. It adds a… 

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Thai Coconut Curry with Chicken

Thai Coconut Curry with Chicken - Andrea Meyers

This is the first dish I tried at the original Big Bowl in Chicago, and boy did I get hooked! I spent the next year looking up similar recipes and trying to clone the dish. This is the final version that I came up with, and it’s one that we really enjoy. You can turn… 

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