Salty Sweet Roasted Butternut Squash

Category : salads, veggies and sides · No Comments · by Jan 30th, 2012
Salty Sweet Roasted Butternut Squash

For those of you who, like me, have a salty sweet tooth, this is the perfect combination. The flavors of…

Harira (Moroccan Chickpea Soup)

Category : soups · No Comments · by Jan 29th, 2012
Harira (Moroccan Chickpea Soup)

Our friend Stephen has mentioned a couple of times this yummy Moroccan soup he makes – chickpeas, tomatoes, and spices….

Lentil and Kale Fritters with Tamarind Sauce

Lentil and Kale Fritters with Tamarind Sauce

I ♥ Lentils. I make a pot almost every week, and I make it different every time (one of my…

#weekendEgg: Pumpkin and Sage Scrambled Egg with Warm Kale Salad

Category : brunch · No Comments · by Jan 20th, 2012
#weekendEgg: Pumpkin and Sage Scrambled Egg with Warm Kale Salad

Is it nerdy to put a hashtag in the title? It’s functional anyway, it’s what I’m using to tweet out…

Weekend Egg: Scrambled with Sour Cream and Dill

Category : weekend egg · No Comments · by Jan 8th, 2012

Weekend mornings are the best, sleeping in (until 8AM!) and having a leisurely breakfast. Shan and Zoeya eat the same breakfast every day: fried egg and toast. Classic, but yawn. I’m pretty sure Shan has had this breakfast every day of his life. “I am a simple man.” he tells me.

I must be a complicated woman.

This weekend, it was an egg scrambled with sour cream, dill, salt and pepper on toast:

Here are some of last year’s:

First row

  • Fried egg with carmelized onions on mixed greens dressed with olive oil and balsamic
  • Fried egg with paratha and coconut cilantro chutney
  • Quickie egg florentine

Second row

  • Scrambled egg with sour cream and chipotles in adobo sauce with pickled shallots (this was my favorite)
  • Rolled paratha with egg scrambled with feta
  • Fried egg over spinach dressed with olive oil and lemon juice

Ga Kho Xa (Lemongrass Caramel Chicken)

Category : main dish · (2) Comments · by Jan 5th, 2012
Ga Kho Xa (Lemongrass Caramel Chicken)

Less than a week into the New Year and my excitement has transformed, but in a way, I am even…