Pinch me and tell me this is for real!

If I rattle off the following words in no particular order – lucky, amazing, beautiful, incredible, unbelievable, memorable, special – does it conjure a certain visual imagery for you? For me, it is these words along with the Hindi word  “kismat” that sum up how I felt last Saturday night walking out of the Metropolitan Museum […]

Waffling a sweet potato? Yes for sure!

I recently read somewhere that some creative soul had tried to toast sliced sweet potatoes for breakfast and the outcome was amazing!  I chuckled about this to a friend and she goes, “I’m going to try waffling the sweet potato”….just inserting the slices into a waffle iron and letting the iron do its magic. Well, […]

Spinning potatoes in a fenugreek way!

By Lakshmi: Potatoes probably do get a really bad rap as those starchy, carb laden veggies which need to be substituted with “better for you” ingredients like sweet potatoes.  I’ve got to say I beg to disagree.  And you would too if you had this easy to prepare Indian winter delight (Aloo Methi) which throws […]