Carrots, Peas with Dill – Lucknow inspired

Here is another food story inspired my the memories of many winters in spent in Lucknow, India in my grandfather’s house and the houses of my uncles and aunts throughout the state of UP. Somehow the archives of food snapshots in your mind brings a nostalgia filled smile and some strangeness. The simplicity of meals…

Cucumber Yogurt and Dill salad

There are so many versions of cucumber and herbs in cuisines ranging from Indian, Egyptian to Greek. My version takes all these influences and create a soothing and filling summer dish. Perfect for the summer months especially if you have those fresh cucumber growing in your back yard. I have been so excited about my…

Fava, Feta and Roasted Eggplant

A trip to the local farmers market inspired this Mediterranean influenced dish which wakes up you taste buds. I found a fresh bunch of Dill begging to be tried – it was so green and velvety, the stand for cheese looking so very inviting but the local feta sample had me sold and of course…