Cannellini Bean & Quinoa Patties What does the 4th of July mean to you? To me it means freedom of choice, the choice of who we are, what we eat and with whom we chose to share the goodness. And, since the most American iconic food has to be the burger, what does a vegetarian […]
Chickpea Flour Pasta & Barley Salad + Roasted Broccolini: Ever since I was a child, any trips by road or rail were all about the food. I love rail travel, but we don’t do it enough now, I miss the anticipation of settling into the rhythm of the rocking train, waiting for Mummy to spread […]
Every continent and ancient culture has their own version of flat cakes, pancakes or crepes. Made from cake-like batters or from silky smooth ones like liquid satin. Savory or sweet, stuffed or served with accompaniments. Consumed for breakfast, lunch or all day, sitting down or on the go.
Some folks back in India may think of risotto as a riff on the several versions of rice pulaos or kichris that are so popular and an integral part of the Indian cuisine. A hearty meal in itself, warm, comforting and complete. For me, the risotto is a dish that can be both comforting and […]
Strawberries evoke a sense of childhood, full of innocence and hope. Of youth, expectation of the luscious, red and sweet. A promise of summer and pleasure in it’s plumpness. Growing up on a generous dose of Enid Blyton’s children’s classics my early concept of this beautiful berry was one of mystery and wonder. Much later […]
I’m sure like for me, food is associated with memories and with the chatter of family and friends gathered around a table. I first had tabouli in 1995 when I arrived in Boston to attend grad school. Living with my sister, who’d migrated in the mid-80s had received the Moosewood Cookbook from an American friend […]
Sunday is usually prep day. Never underestimate the importance of prep, once you have everything in place the weekday meals become a snap. I like Sundays because it sets me up for the whole week, and as someone who’s been a project manager I like having a plan. Depending on what you picked up for […]