A Tribute to Travel, Food and Cats: Volume 1

While I have been thinking and thinking about the amazing food I gorged on in Asia this summer, I’ve also been thinking a lot about all the street cats I saw and how very few cats I see these days. Of course my response is to try to cook the food that I ate, soContinue reading “A Tribute to Travel, Food and Cats: Volume 1”

chickpea, beet and kale soup and enough broth to live on for years…

It has been a long time since I have blogged, but I’m sticking to the excuse that while in Korea I didn’t have a full kitchen to test recipes, I was backpacking around Asia after my teaching contract ended and upon returning home I was bombarded with grad school homework. In my free time IContinue reading “chickpea, beet and kale soup and enough broth to live on for years…”

the sprouted chickpea files: volume 1

Last week I was going over to a friend’s house to cook so I decided to soak some chickpeas overnight and bring over a bag full. I couldn’t fill the whole bag, so tons were left over and I figured I’d cook them relatively soon. Then I proceeded to have a very lazy Sunday andContinue reading “the sprouted chickpea files: volume 1”

a very hummus sunday

To me, there is no food more satisfying and delicious as the chickpea. The recipe variations endless and it is both filling and nutritious. Like lentils, chickpeas provide plenty of protein, are tasty and are satisfying. At home, chickpeas and lentils are a staple in my diet. Of course at home, it is easy toContinue reading “a very hummus sunday”

the curried persimmon soup of cultural dissonance

The past week has been a challenge, but I’ve decided to stop being a hermit, make a batch of soup and then write about it. I will start by saying I have had a cold (most likely sinus infection) for over a week and a half now. This, of course, has not slowed down myContinue reading “the curried persimmon soup of cultural dissonance”