Chickpea Mushroom Turnovers

So these last few weeks of cooking for a fussy six-year-old have turned me into a bit of a Machiavelli, cooking up schemes...more

A Boy Named Jay

Hello all! I know it’s been a long time since I’ve posted here, but I have some exciting news that– I am almost certain– will make you forgive me. Most of these past few weeks, Desi and I were in India on a life-changing mission ....more

Pumpkin Cheesecake Cupcakes

It was a dark, stormy night...more

Maa ki Dal

There is perhaps no north Indian dish that oozes comfort quite the way a Maa ki Dal does. And it starts with the name. Maa ki Dal literally translates to “Mom’s Dal” — now didn’t you feel your belly grow all warm and mushy at the sound of that? ...more

Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower Cashew Sauce

Last week, Desi and I were helping care for...more

Curried Acorn Squash


Carrot Coffee Cake Muffins

These Carrot Coffee Cake Muffins taste so rich, you might very...more

Kala Chana Quinoa Sundal

Navratri was always my favorite time of year, growing up, because it was the one time I was...more

Semiya Payasam | Shevyachi Kheer

The other day, as I puttered around the web, I ran into an old friend — the Amul girl. If you’ve ever lived in India, you don’t need an introduction to the Amul girl. You know the...more

Chana Makhani with Greens

This, I promise, is going to become your favorite way to eat greens. And chickpeas. Or greens and chickpeas ....more