Pistachio Cardamom Shortbread Cookies

Pistachio Cardamom Shortbread

There are some food flavors that stay with us all our lives, and haunt us when we haven't met them in a while. The flavor of these Crumbly Pistachio-Cardamom Shortbread cookies is, for my hubby Desi, something like that. Growing up in India, one of the fanciest cookies you could buy was a … [Read more...]

Mooli Paratha (Radish-stuffed Flatbread)

Mooli Paratha

Daikon radish, called mooli or mullangi depending on where you are in India, packs a mean health punch. Extremely low in calories, this white root vegetable is said to aid digestion and contains tons of fiber. Its spicy pungent taste also makes it ideal for salads. The root is usually sold along … [Read more...]

Banana Nut Bread

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Desi, my hubby, has a sweet tooth. A very, very sweet tooth. Although he's usually careful about what he eats and pays close attention to what's healthy and what's not, all his good intentions simply evaporate when faced with a cookie or a cake or even a donut. So one of the challenges I constantly … [Read more...]