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Himalayan Restaurant: Beer and Indian Food Paring

By Kent Palmer from examiner.com Chicago Beer and Indian Food I had the pleasure the other sunny day to visit a Chicago-area Indian restaurant to pair the food with authentic Nepali and Indian cuisine. In the foot hills of Bloomingdale’s Stratford … Continue reading

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Himalayan Restaurant: A Culinary Journey to Nepal

By Vivian & Michelle from www.chicagofoodwhores.com Recently Vivian and I were lucky enough to be invited by Kiran and Jennifer of Himalayan Restaurant to do a tasting of their menu, which is Indian and Nepali cuisine.  Being the food whores … Continue reading

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Cumin

Cumin is the seed of a small umbelliferous plant, a member of the parsley family. Cumin is available dried, or ground to a brownish-green powder and is one of the most essential spice of Indian and Nepali cuisine. Cumin is … Continue reading

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Indian Cuisine Reaches New Heights in Gurnee IL 60031

Online food blogger Mr. Burt’s take on our newest Himalayan Restaurant located in 3747 Grand Ave, Gurnee IL 60031 Continue reading

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Coriander Powder

Coriander (Cilantro) is a herb with a fresh, sweet aroma. The Coriander powder is an essential spice in the Indian and Nepali cuisine. It is used as a flavoring agent in vegetarian and non-vegetarian items. It imparts the dish with … Continue reading

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Garlic

Garlic is an erect biennial herb with condensed, flattened stem and narrow, flat leaves. The bulb consists of bulblets called cloves. The cloves are used for consumption (raw or cooked), or for medicinal purposes, and have a characteristic pungent, spicy … Continue reading

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Turmeric

Turmeric has a peppery, warm and bitter flavored, bright yellow colored spice and is best known as one of the ingredients used to make curry. Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and has a tough brown … Continue reading

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Ginger

Ginger takes its name from the Sanskrit word stringa-vera, which means “with a body like a horn”. Ginger is essential spice in Indian and Nepali cooking. Ginger is available in various forms, whole raw and fresh roots, dried roots, powdered ginger, … Continue reading

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