It was cold and rainy in New York City this past week. To warm up my belly without putting too much strain on my wallet, I decided to make dal. Dal is an Indian lentil stew and boy, is it good! Sometimes I get intimidated by making Indian dishes because of the number of … Continue reading Dal for Days
Weight Update: I’m at 169lbs (down from 181lbs)! Finally below 170! Only 4 more pounds until I reach my first goal. This is the slowest, most agonizing process but I have to keep going. Follow me on Instagram for more frequent updates. Happy Sunday everyone! It’s been a couple of weeks since my last post … Continue reading Can’t get any easier: Chia Pudding
Let’s pretend it’s summer. Well, if you were in the Northeast the past few days, it’s probably not all that difficult to imagine. We’ve had unseasonably warm weather and my feelings on it have been perfectly captured by Sarah Andersen. Back to what I was saying before. It’s warm out. You’re sick of salads. What … Continue reading Copycat Almond Butter Bliss
I enjoy food blogging because I can share snapshots about my life and how I make my food choices. For example, I love Korean dramas. I think they’re hands-down the most predictable and engaging programs. The characters are pretty much the same across shows; the plot usually revolves around a couple who should not have … Continue reading Mise en falafel
Pizza. It’s all I think about sometimes. How can I get it? What should I put on it? Where should I get it from? What kind of crust do I want? These are all questions than run through my mind, especially when hunger has set in and it’s only a matter of time before I … Continue reading Polenty of Pizza
After a very extended hiatus, I am excited to report that I’ve returned to the blogosphere. In my nearly two years of catering life, I have learned a tremendous amount about cooking and our food system. I’ve also been heavily involved in the process of opening a restaurant. The takeaways? Cooking is historically and presently … Continue reading Annnd she’s back.
When my colleague told me she made black bean soup for her household, I was jealous. But mostly, I was inspired. It was exactly what I needed to prepare for the cold weather. I haven’t been craving soups and this was the first time in months that I couldn’t stop thinking about it. You can … Continue reading Black Bean & Quinoa Soup