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French Lentil and Vegetable Soup

French Lentil and Vegetable Soup

  “It can’t be fall yet,” my heart says. I want the summer to last a bit longer, just a bit longer. I do like fall or Harud as we called it back home in Kashmir. But it is just that the arrival of fall also means and end of summer and beginning of colder [...]

Grilled Rosemary Potatoes with Peruvian Sweety Drop Pepper Aioli

Grilled Rosemary Potatoes with Peruvian Sweety Drop Pepper Aioli

      When people back home ask me to mention one thing that made me feel that I finally ‘belong’ in the new country that I chose as home, I don’t have to think. I know it was the first Summer Barbecue. Gathering of friends and family, silly games, laughing children, aroma of food [...]

Breskvice - Jam Filled, Peach Shaped Cookies

Breskvice – Jam Filled, Peach Shaped Cookies

  If you live in a city that goes by the name Mile High city ( Denver for you English speaking people), you know that baking at high altitude comes with a lot of challenges. And for someone like me, who had not baked before I landed in the US, it just meant that for [...]

Dim Posto -  Bengali Style Egg Curry in Poppy Seeds Paste

Dim Posto – Bengali Style Egg Curry in Poppy Seeds Paste

  Busy weeknights can make our best laid plans go haywire. It is often very tempting to get takeout and not worry about fixing dinner. For those days I rely on Eggs. The Egg Curry or an Egg Burji is usually received with no complaints on the dinner table. Both of those can be scooped [...]

Chicken Xacuti

Chicken Xacuti

  Goa – the land of the Vindaloo and cashew Fenny and fish curries, abundant sea food and just the place for a perfect beach vacation. It was on one such idyllic vacation, more than a decade and a half ago that I discovered Goan Cuisine. As a young and inexperienced tourist (not traveller) my [...]

Maque Choux Soup

Maque Choux Soup

  Hello and welcome to my dining room where I present the next course of the Progressive Eats – This is the e – version of Progressive Dinners of yore.  Carefully planned and brought to fruition  by Barb at Creative-Culinary.   As in the days past, when people would get together for a meal and move from home [...]