• Carrot Slaw with Ginger, Jalapeno, and Lime ~ Gajar nu Salad

    Ginger Jalapeno Carrot Slaw ~ Gajar nu Salad

    Yesterday, while driving home, I started contemplating what to make for dinner. I mentally scanned through everything that was in the fridge and thought about what I could use to turn into a cohesive…

    August 10, 2016
  • Zucchini, Basil, Basmati Soup

    Zucchini, Basil, Basmati Soup

    Have you ever stopped to admire the beauty of vegetables? I find that this is something I’m doing more and more; I am enamored of the delicate fuzz on the top of a tomato stalk, the…

    August 4, 2016
  • Bacon, Cheddar, Spring Onion Scones

    Bacon, Cheddar, and Spring Onion Scones

    I love pastries. Anytime there is a box of pastries around, I end up eating nearly half of the box! I’m not exaggerating. This feat is typically accomplished in individual small bites. I break…

    July 27, 2016
  • Spinach and Dill Lentil Stew ~ Shahi Bhaji

    Spinach and Dill Lentil Stew ~ Shahi Bhaji

    My grandfather was a prolific gardener. When he lived with us, he had a garden with many Indian vegetables and herbs that he carefully tended over. I helped him pick weeds, but was honestly…

    June 22, 2016
  • Chai Spiced Granola

    Chai Spiced Granola

    I avoided making granola for years. I read countless recipes on blogs that extolled the virtues of homemade granola, but for some unknown reason, I just didn’t do it. I kept stubbornly buying granola…

    June 1, 2016
  • Sous Vide Yogurt

    Sous Vide Yogurt

    Yogurt is consumed all over India in a vast number of ways. On the savory end, it’s used in raitas, mixed with rice, or even as the base for a meat marinade. On the sweet…

    May 25, 2016
  • Ginger Jaggery Black-Eyed Peas ~ Safed Chora

    Ginger Jaggery Black-Eyed Peas ~ Safed Chora

    In Gujarat, the state that my family is from in India, we eat a lot of legumes. They are a staple food and show up at meals throughout the seasons as they store very well.…

    May 11, 2016