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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Spicy Lamb Meatloaf ~ Mutton nu Mehsoor

      My dad had it really good while he was growing up.  Most Hindu kids growing up in the 50s in India had to go behind their mothers’ backs in order to sneak a…

    May 28, 2012
  • Indian Omelette

      One of my favorite traditions growing up was my family’s weekly weekend brunches.  My dad would whip up whatever we felt like and we would sit around the table enjoying the food.  We’d…

    April 17, 2012