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  • Spiced Lentil Rice ~ Khichdi

    Spiced Lentil Rice ~ Khichdi

    Happy New Year, everyone! I hope that everyone had a beautiful holiday season as well. I’ve always found that the end of the year goes by unbelievably quickly. It starts with the fun and…

    January 4, 2017
  • 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
  • Beet Green and Parmesan Quiche

    Beet Green and Parmesan Quiche

    Many years ago, I made my first risotto. It was a delicious leek, cream, and parmesan risotto. The recipe called for “leeks, thinly sliced, white and pale green portions only.” I dutifully hacked off…

    April 14, 2016
  • Asparagus Soup

    Papa Hathi’s Asparagus Soup

    Spring is almost here! The plum tree in our front yard spontaneously burst into bloom last weekend and our garden is fragrant with new blossoms. All over Portland the browns and deep greens of…

    March 4, 2016
  • Adzuki Beans with Green Onion ~ Chora

    Adzuki Beans with Green Onion ~ Aandhan na Chora

    Gujarat, the state that my family is from in India, is known for its prolific use of legumes. We eat a wide variety of legumes in a multitude of different ways. They are included in…

    August 13, 2015