Sitting on one side of the cold mosaic floor of the kitchen I shelled peas, the split green pods piled on the kulo – the winnowing tray. The pale yellow sweater had a hole on one arm, near my wrist, the yarn had started to come out from loops. The stem of the pods [...]
Here is a really easy recipe inspired by the beautiful Thai Basil that is growing in our yard: perfect for a summer grill with a marvelous explosion of flavors.
Asparagus are at their best at this moment. Tender, succulent and fresh enough to use the spears entirely without having to remove any “tough ends. They are also inexpensive. It is officially spring and this is the time when asparagus is in the peak of the season. To me they look like [...]
Chilla or Cheela is a basic savory crepe made with lentils. It has no eggs, or dairy and is completely gluten free.
While my Indian summers were spent staining my fingers with the jamun – the java plums, the summer for my children is about getting their fingers painted with the berries.