Simple Nectarine Tarts

  With the beautiful stone fruits of summer, there are so many  verysimple things you can do to enjoy and enhance their flavors. Nectarines are my favorite, and I usually eat them raw, cold, and cut into small pieces and

Simple Nectarine Tarts

  With the beautiful stone fruits of summer, there are so many  verysimple things you can do to enjoy and enhance their flavors. Nectarines are my favorite, and I usually eat them raw, cold, and cut into small pieces and

Salmon Skewers with Sesame-Ginger Marinade

    If we lived in the countryside, or in a suburban town with outdoor space, I would be grilling every single day – or every meal, rather. I love to grill. When we lived in Africa, and there were

Salmon Skewers with Sesame-Ginger Marinade

    If we lived in the countryside, or in a suburban town with outdoor space, I would be grilling every single day – or every meal, rather. I love to grill. When we lived in Africa, and there were

Mango Lassi with Flax Seeds

  Finally, it is summer. The days here are now long, the sun lingering above the balmy air well beyond 9 p.m. The city is emptying out and the local grocers and boulangers are getting ready to close shop for the

Mango Lassi with Flax Seeds

  Finally, it is summer. The days here are now long, the sun lingering above the balmy air well beyond 9 p.m. The city is emptying out and the local grocers and boulangers are getting ready to close shop for the

Almond Horns and the Last Week of School

        As we approach the end of the school year, it is difficult not to get overwhelmed with so many emotions – happiness that the all went well for our children, relief that they managed to overcome

Almond Horns and the Last Week of School

        As we approach the end of the school year, it is difficult not to get overwhelmed with so many emotions – happiness that the all went well for our children, relief that they managed to overcome

Ginger Egg-Drop Soup

    Just when we thought flu season was over, our entire brood has been fit with sore throats, coughs and fevers. And we are all craving something warm and comforting. So a simple soup, light but full of flavor

Ginger Egg-Drop Soup

    Just when we thought flu season was over, our entire brood has been fit with sore throats, coughs and fevers. And we are all craving something warm and comforting. So a simple soup, light but full of flavor

Gluten-Free Banana Oat Mini Breads

    For the first time in a very long time, we had a very beautiful weekend. And since sunny weekends have been rare, we tried to do it all – go to the park, do a picnic, shop at

Gluten-Free Banana Oat Mini Breads

    For the first time in a very long time, we had a very beautiful weekend. And since sunny weekends have been rare, we tried to do it all – go to the park, do a picnic, shop at

Tagliatelle with Smoked Salmon and Cherry Tomatoes

    Tagliatelle with Smoked Salmon and Cherry Tomatoes   It feels like I used to have a lot more time to dedicate to cooking. In fact, I know I did. But these days, it is all about figuring out

Tagliatelle with Smoked Salmon and Cherry Tomatoes

    Tagliatelle with Smoked Salmon and Cherry Tomatoes   It feels like I used to have a lot more time to dedicate to cooking. In fact, I know I did. But these days, it is all about figuring out