The creamy dessert like sauce of cardamom and almond sweep my tongue and I am sitting at my mom’s dinning table plastic table cloth and all. So reminiscent of her Kheer, I dove in moaning with greed. Lamb Rajasthani. A meal I’d yet to have as an Indian girl. I ate in silence unsure how … More A Lady of Leisure
Soft orange. Deep, silky flavors graze my tongue and fill it with sweet, roasted squash soup. Few soups have the depth of flavor. Few soups have the soft comfort. Few soups have the love and Autumn in a bowl as this Triple Squash Soup. I purchased it at Whole Foods on a Sunday trying to … More Triple It for a New Me
When I was about six or seven years old, I had my first sip of coffee in my father’s hometown: Narasapur, India. It was summer vacation and we were visiting our grandparents. We were staying at a hotel in town and mom ordered coffee for herself. Now usually, every time I asked to try Chai … More A Cup ‘o Nostalgia? I’m in!
The Potomac sparkled, reflecting the early afternoon light. Crisp Autumn wind flipped my hair straight up, above my head. I silently walked the labyrinth at the Georgetown waterfront towards Neil who broke all the rules and just walked directly to the center. Belly full and content with comfort, I thought about my current life. The … More Walk to Relax
The wind gently nudged us toward the Persian restaurant in Clarendon. The sky threatened to pour down on us at any moment, yet we bounced along the sidewalk gleefully with traces of sadness. Wednesday night. Midweek had become my new favorite day of the week. It had suddenly transformed from being the worst day of … More Born This Way
In a land not too far away, in a town named Mclean, There’s a lovely little bakery named after it’s founder: Danielle’s Desserts. Danielle, Danielle she bakes it all cookies, cakes, pies, even cupcakes. there’s one thing she makes however, one thing that one thing that makes it makes life worth it. the world melts … More A Slice to Remember
Friday afternoon after an intense Pilates class, I walked over to Nickell’s & Scheffler for a quick snack. They had just finished preparing chili and were cooling it. Being a sucker for fresh food, I immediately ordered a cup. It was super cold outside so I was super excited to dig in. I pulled up … More Find Me in the Stillness