Making Indian food doesn't have to be complicated! At the Taste in Los Angeles, Aarti Sequeira of Food Network's Aarti Party shared why you shouldn't be afraid to prepare the likes of chicken tikka masala at home. Keep watching to hear about her easiest beginner recipe, and the five spices any Indian food lover should keep on hand.
Get excited: Food Network's number one series, Food Network Star, premieres its seventh season tonight at 9 p.m. As we once again count down to more hopefuls competing for their own show (get acquainted with the new cast!), we take a look back at winners and finalists from seasons past and come to a conclusion: what happens on the Food Network stays in the Food Network. To see what we're talking about, keep reading.
- Tyler Florence talks street food and The Great Food Truck Race.
- Meet Aarti Sequeira, winner of the latest The Next Food Network Star.
- Legendary hotel bars and their signature drinks.
- In the White House kitchen with Sam Kass and the New Orleans Saints.
- Find out who makes the top vanilla ice cream in a market taste test.
- Milk and dairy are at the center of Milwaukee, WI's greatest food traditions.
- Learn how Jelly Belly invents flavors. — The Atlantic
- A week in the life of Aida Mollenkamp. — Grub Street SF
- Five Southern dishes that deserve a comeback. — Eatocracy
- With Aarti Sequeira winning The Next Food Network Star, Indian food is ready for its moment in the spotlight. — Huffington Post Food
- How to turn a wok into a smoker. — Chow
- Meet Parsley Plus, the new kitchen cleaner one writer can't get enough of. — The Epi-Log
- Chatting with Susan Spungen, the food stylist for the movie Eat Pray Love. — Eater
- When you've got only 36 hours in New Orleans, here is where you should eat. — Serious Eats