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June 8, 2017

If you have a kid in elementary school you might get a kick out of the title. My kid kept singing this song all the time while he was waiting for the popsicles! The original goes like this "pop see ko pop pop see ko, my hands are high , my feet are low and this is how...

June 7, 2017

Buying berries is always like playing at the casino, you have no idea of whether you will win or loose till you play. I always buy berries hoping they will be sweet, but more often I end up with tart ones.  We bought a pint of blueberries this week at the farmer's mark...

June 5, 2017

If you love tomatoes you will love this curry. I got perfectly ripe tomatoes from the farmer's market this week. I knew I was in for a treat the moment I cut those tomatoes. The aroma of perfectly sun ripened tomatoes was divine. I felt that I should not let these beau...

May 30, 2017

Chilly and rainy weather makes me crave hot and spicy snacks. It's almost summer but we have had some cold and rainy days the past few weeks. It is the kind of weather that makes you want to eat  spicy crispy fried food. It was one of those days when I had a clean kitc...

May 25, 2017

I love bagels and cream cheese. Nothing like biting into a soft chewy bagel that is slathered with creamy cream cheese. Yumm! I am glad I blissfully enjoyed these while I was still young and did not have to count carbs and calories. While pregnant I had to count carbs...

May 22, 2017

I love this time of the year. Everything comes to life and we get to enjoy fresh local produce. I am an amateur gardener, learning as I go, but I enjoy the farmer's market produce to my heart's content. It is expensive, so I limit my extravagance, but it also makes the...

May 17, 2017

Assorted veggies are mixed with whole wheat flour and spices to create these wholesome soft chewy flatbreads. They are wonderful for a weekend breakfast/lunch. If you eat them with some yogurt or dal, they are pretty nutritious too. It's a good way to use up bits and p...

April 25, 2017

When Asparagus is as fresh as it gets in Spring, I prefer to let it shine in its own right. Simply blanched and lightly tossed in ghee (clarified butter), coarsely crushed black pepper and cumin seeds. It retains its crunch and bright color. Toasting black pepper and c...

April 25, 2017

A family favorite! When fresh sweet mangoes are available in abundance in the bulk grocery store and you have had your fill and want to use up the rest before they get stale!

Ingredients:

*Ripe sweet mango - 2 diced small ( I used ataulfo mangoes, they are small, if you...

April 24, 2017

Note: A rather long personal blog about me and my mom before the recipe.........

My parents are here visiting us and it's been a fun couple of weeks. I am an only child and I spent a lot of time with my mom. I would follow her around our home as she did her chores and i...