Until a few years ago, the only way I knew to prepare okra and avoid the slime was to deep fry the okra in oil or ghee. Fortunately, I found a healthier way to prepare okra, avoiding both the slime and the deep frying.
In Kurma Dasa’s newest cookbook Quick Vegetarian Dishes, there is a delightful recipe for a Spinach & Cheese Tart which is equally delightful served at room temperature as it is served hot. Buying premade puff pastry dough makes for short preparation time but be sure you read the ingredients thoroughly to ensure that you do not purchase anything nasty.
These Lush Lemon Raspberry Bars have just the right amount of lemon/raspberry tartness that I can almost forget the crazy amount of sugar that goes into these. Due to the aforementioned large amount of sugar and a quite large amount of butter in these bars, it is probably best to have these occasionally when you can share them.