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Bay Leaf Authentic Indian Cuisine places priority on tradition and authenticity | Entertainment/Life
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Bay Leaf Authentic Indian Cuisine places priority on tradition and authenticity | Entertainment/Life

Bay Leaf Authentic Indian Cuisine is exactly that — authentic.From having its spices shipped directly from India to adhering to food traditions in both North and South India, this restaurant, at 5160 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd., has been billed as one of the finest Indian restaurants in Baton Rouge, but its devotees believe the cuisine could hold its own against Indian food anywhere. Bay Leaf not only is known for its outstanding Indian cuisine but also for its excellent staff service. The restaurant prepares everything fresh using the best quality ingredients and the freshest vegetables. ...
At the table: ‘Feel the love’ of homemade shakshuka | Entertainment/Life
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At the table: ‘Feel the love’ of homemade shakshuka | Entertainment/Life

Walking into Liza Borenstein's Youngsville home, I noticed she had an assortment of colorful ingredients on her countertop, prepared and waiting to be transformed into something special. The Borensteins moved to Louisiana a year ago from Tel Aviv.We chatted as she provided some background on the origins of shakshuka (pronounced shack-shoo-kuh). What awaited us is a traditional breakfast or brunch in the Middle East, with some influences from the Mediterranean. The literal translation of shakshuka means "all mixed up." The dish is made with poached eggs as the centerpiece but begins with the creation of a delicious sauce of finely diced tomatoes, onions and bel...