I don’t bake. Let me clarify that: I cannot bake. I did not grow up in a house where anyone baked. I grew up around spiced curries, smoked kebabs and fried milk but never around the smell of a freshly baked cake. So, usually when I am upset, I try to cook. When I have […]
Each morning, I wake up to a cup of steaming coffee prepared by my husband of twenty years. The kitchen, every day, has a different energy. Some mornings, I feel it invites me to be a part of it’s magic, enticing me to pick up a knife, to smell the fresh lemons on the counter […]
I know I am not supposed to play favorites but I will. Of all the stories that I have done over the years, this one, Read, Cook, Love, is my favorite. I love writing for Parents (the team there ROCKS) and I love what they did with my idea and recipes. They have made it […]
Mr. Obe and Mrs. Oba (featured in the photo above) live with me for free. They have for years. Why would they want to leave? I feed them well; they live in luxurious surroundings; I never question anything they say or do; I always listen to their advice; and they live, as I mentioned, rent-free. […]
The future is not a result of choices among alternative paths offered by the present, but a place that is created–created first in the mind and will, created next in activity. The future is not some place we are going to, but one we are creating. The paths are not to be found, but made, […]
If you are looking for a recipe, then you wont find it here for this chicken. I am not sure there is one since each time I make this chicken, it is a little different but it always has one element that is the same – it is comforting. I never grew up on whole […]
I did a fun story for Spirituality and Health’s website on mint! Do read the story and let me know what you think. What are some unusual ways that you use mint?
I recently wrote a story about all things radish!! Do you love radish? How do you use it? Do share! This photo is a picture of my friend’s radish pickle! Radish soaking in vinegar and spices.. Mmmm.
I wrote a story for one of my most fav magazines EVER, Spirituality and Health, on tea rituals and finding the right tea for you. I hope you will enjoy the story! Would love your thoughts.
I wrote a feature story for Four Seasons magazine on the history of tea and tea drinking around the world. Sadly, there is no link but I am happy to send you a pdf if you want to read the story. Here is a short excerpt: