Bulghur Pilaf with Basil Pistou and Baked Cauliflower Bhujias

Bulgur Pilaf

This summer, my kitchen has been fragrant with basil. For one, my own plants are doing better than they've done in previous years in my kitchen garden, but my neighbor Heather has also been giving me bagfuls of this spicy-sweet herb. I usually use it as a garnish for curries, in Thai dishes or in … [Read more...]

Pasta with Edamame Pesto

Edamame Pesto

Two foods I long ago fell in love with - irrevocably- are pesto and hummus. I play around a lot with each, and usually just a slight tweak of ingredients throws up new and delightful flavors.And then there is edamame. The crunchy soybean is so delicious, so versatile and so pretty, I am always … [Read more...]