Recipes

Mejadra- Israeli Rice with Lentils

If this Israeli mejadra was in a one-on-one competition with my go-to Indian lentil rice pilaf, it might lose if judged as a one-item meal.  The Indian version’s...

Jerusalem Mixed Grill

Think you’re not an offal fan?  This recipe might just convert you.  Chicken livers and chicken breast cooked in a baharat spice mixture, drizzled with tahini sauce and served on flatbread with...

Pad Thai Noodles

If I’m going to make Thai noodles, nine times out of ten it’ll be a simpler spicy noodle with garlic and Chinese cabbage.  But...

Thai Chile Jam

For those of you who have already tried nam prik pow, I certainly don’t need to sell you on its virtues…  you’re likely already...

Spicy Eggplant with Red Bell Pepper and Thai Basil

Every so often I stumble upon a food blog post  in which the author is trying to persuade his or her readers into “trying...

Gluten-Free Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

Is it just me, or is getting sick in the middle of summer just plain cruel?   Sometimes in the rainy season I half hope...

Indian Yellow Dal

I”m in the middle of a massive fridge, freezer and pantry clean-out, which means that all of my dried beans and legumes have got...

Curried Tuna Salad

Even though we’ve got pretty great weather year-round here in Honolulu, I’m certainly not immune to a little spring fever.  The longer, warmer days...

Tart and Garlicky Tamarind Sauce

I’ve decided that I don’t pay enough attention to sauces, often considering them nothing more than an afterthought.   Bad call on my part. Because without...

Indian Spiced Cucumber, Peas and Mint

For a girl who is constantly cooking new recipes from all types of cuisines, I’ll admit I’ve been in something of a rut when...