l combined the earthy, brown chickpeas with the Tabbouleh to make a meal with a mezze.
They sat by the big, busy roads, on the dusty pavement or the bike trail, in the city parks, on the beach and even by the narrow winding streets. Wherever they set their carts, they have the same mission; selling “Bhutta“, mixing comfort and joy and also satiating hungry stomachs.
The bunched spears of asparagus splendidly speak of spring. They are at their best now – tender, fresh and slim.
Hyacinth beans transports me back to my childhood – of a huge family garden that adorned the front of our home and of the beautiful deep purple pink flowers. They sparked up one corner of our lush green patch. The home that belonged to all of us, where we lived as a “joint [...]