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New Question! "You've probably seen the Australian Livestock Association's recent screening of a series of TV ads promoting lamb-eating as being in keeping with 'spirit of Australia". What do you think about this?"
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New Question! "Can you please tell me the difference between green cardamom
and black cardamon?
Would a garam masala be ruined if you used black cardamom?"
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New Question! "I have been speaking to some Buddhist monks who tell me that one can still eat meat and be a Buddhist monk. Is this true?"
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New Question! "Could you please suggest me a good book about vegetarianism for women, women in pregnancy and children from early ages?"
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"I have read the answers you wrote about the dangers of using microwaves for cooking. What about for just re-heating food?"
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"Just wondering if you have a tried and true recipe for homemade yoghurt?"
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"Where can I buy the curry tree/shrub, that you used the leaves of in class?"
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"Do you have a recipe for making yellow/orange food colouring?"
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"I have heard that there are scriptural references pertaining to the abstinence of meat. Can you point me in the right direction?"
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"Is there a rule of thumb that can be used in substituting asafetida instead of garlic and onions for flavor?"
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"How do I use pappadams in a meal?"
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"Can we cook with olive oil (first cold pressing, extra virgin)?"
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"I am the catering manager in a prison... I have an inmate who claims he doesn't eat any products from animals... Would you point me in the right direction?"
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"How long can gulab jamuns be kept?"
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"Where can I buy chickpea flour from?"
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"Can you send recipes for Matar Panir and Pear Chutney in quantities for 350?"
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"I want to find out more about the principles of Ayurveda and eating, and specifically digestion."
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"I have heard that honey should never be cooked because it becomes toxic. Is this correct?"
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"Are microwave ovens safe?"
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