Coconut Curried Lentil Bowl

  I love curry. Fragrant and spicy, every time I have a bowl of curry it  brings back wonderful food memories. I’ve been fortunate to travel a good deal in my life–a lot of it in India. I’ve eaten curries in Mumbai, Delhi, Agra, Srinagar, […]

Lentil Soup with Spinach

I love fall. I love the crisp cool edge that creeps into the mornings. I love the changing colors of the leaves on my Japanese Maple. I love the songs of autumn.  If you need a little fall “fix,” here is a great rendition of […]

Broccoli-Cauliflower Sambar and a little rice among friends

If you have been reading this blog regularly, you know by now that I have yet to meet a soup that I don’t enjoy. This South Indian lentil and vegetable soup is no exception and always conjures up a wonderful travel memory for me. I’ll […]

Egyptian Lentil Soup

  I’ve been making this soup for more than twenty years and it is still one of my favorites. Few things are more comforting than a steaming bowl of this lentil soup on a blustery cold day–like today, for example. This is a pretty soup, […]