Egg Curry

Egg Curry

Dear Eggs, You have been whipped, cracked, beaten and scrambled in my kitchen. You have been boiled, fried and baked too. And If that was not enough, I dropped you in soups and also poached you. The reason why I am writing to you today is that I never really ever told you or anyone […]

Couscous Salad with Sauteed Greens & Pumpkin Seeds

Couscous Salad with Sauteed Greens & Pumpkin Seeds

What an incredibly useful plant the pumpkin is. It gives us the flowers to make fritters with, the tender leaves can be briefly cooked and used in salads or back home, my grandma makes the tastiest “al kanij ta waangun” ( pumpkin leaves and baby eggplants). Then, when Halloween is around the corner, we bring […]

Lavash Crackers

Lavash Crackers

The Armenian-style lavash crackers have been on my mind ever since the Daring baker’s challenge was announced. Crisp, with a touch of sesame or nigella or poppy seeds they are a delicious accompaniment to any jam, jelly or cheese. In my case, It had to be the Jalapeño- raspberry jelly that I made during the […]

Croissants from scratch - We Knead to Bake#2

Croissants from scratch – We Knead to Bake#2

The simple act of reaching out for a croissant, savoring its delicious layers, inhaling the deep aroma is a soul satisfying experience. Making a good croissant and sharing it recreates that experience and enhances it manifolds. Flour, sugar, butter, milk, water, salt, yeast. That’s really all you need to make these fabled bites of a […]

Simply Street Food at The Tap Room Omni Interlocken and a Chicken Roti Roll

Simply Street Food at The Tap Room Omni Interlocken and a Chicken Roti Roll

Street Food, The Food Pulse of A Place! If the busy bustling streets of Delhi or any other city in India are full of dishes like Kachori, Pani puri, Paratha, Idlis, Dosas, chicken 65, the peddlers in Thailand are selling rice noodles, Som Tum, Pad Thai, Grilled fish , Phat Kaphrao. In Mexico it is the […]