There have been times when the rain made the window panes hazy with their drops and I have wanted to bite into these. When our backyard looked like a watercolor painting through the bleary glass: unfocussed, washed out and deep deep green that I have evoked that whiff of smell in my memories. [...]
A relaxed part of the day was well spent popping popcorn in a big pot on the stove top. They pops were intermittent, and they got me excited (for I have never before popped the kernels on the stove top) and they did pop with some flavors.
This Fried Chickpeas or Ceci Frito, is a classic Italian fried chickpea appetizer. I have to say, these are seriously good munchies, very addictive – especially when they are served crisp warm from the skillet. Fried they are, but not deep fried. They are actually sauteed in oil/Olive oil at high [...]