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Eating Out - July 19, 2013

Precisely spiced

Peninsula cook's Recipe Sacks take the guesswork out of experimenting with Indian cuisine

by Rebecca Wallace

A spoonful of sugar may have made the medicine go down for Mary Poppins, but a spoonful of cumin can sink a whole recipe. That is, if you're trying to cook an Indian dish for the first time and the smallest bag you can find of the flashy yellow spice weighs 400 grams.

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