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#FoodPorn: The way to Padma Lakshmi's heart

November 17, 2017 12:31 IST

Who can resist good food? Not us for sure!
In this series, we bring you the best of celebrity foodgasm moments.
Prepare to drool :)

Padma Lakshmi

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Photographs: Courtesy @padmalakshmi/Instagram

If you know anything about Padma Lakshmi, you know she has a serious dedication to food.

The Top Chef host not only travels the world enjoying the best of global cuisine, she also cooks exceptionally well.

And like any true foodie these days, Padma Lakshmi shares her food stories with the world through Instagram.

A peek into what's cooking in Padma Lakshmi's kitchen.

 

Padma Lakshmi

Padma's 'perfect brunch': Pumpernickel toast with egg and red chili Empire mayonnaise, citrus with cinnamon and chai.
'We love it here at Casa Lakshmi,' she said.

 

Padma Lakshmi

Padma's adapted recipe for red, white & blue pinwheel icebox cookies.

 

Padma Lakshmi

Her crab cakes look almost too good to eat!

 

Padma Lakshmi

The magic Padma makes out of leftover sorrel: A hearty mushroom and meat ragu for a cold day.

 

Padma Lakshmi

Shrimp tacos with spicy slaw and Padma even shared her recipe on PadmaLakshmi.com!

 

Padma Lakshmi

Padma has a secret stash of 'Easy Exotic rices'. This one's the Balinese stir fried rice.
She writes, 'All you have to do is chop up some vegetables and throw them into a sauté pan, adding the rice at the end. It's so simple!!!'
 

 

Padma Lakshmi

A baharat spiced eggplant.
Padma says, 'My favorite thing about baharat is the deep flavor and the rich colour that it adds to a dish... BTW, if eggplant grosses you out like SOME people in my family, you can do the same thing with sweet potato. You just may need to cook it a bit longer.'

 

Padma Lakshmi

Seafood spaghettini with chipotle and green olive paste.
Padma writes, 'This is great for when you don't feel like cooking and would rather be at the beach!'

 

Padma Lakshmi

Padma's adapted pound cake recipe for an American Independence Day treat.
'Something sweet that's easy for the kiddies to help make,' she wrote.

 

Padma Lakshmi

Rose petal and pistachio ice cream.
Padma says, 'It not only has an intense, unbelievably layered texture, but it's so fragrant it reminds me of the rose garlands we used to adorn the goddess Durga's idol in my neighborhood temple in South India.'

 

Earlier in the series:
What makes Miranda Kerr drool


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