I made a trip to Lynnwood last week via bus for a couple things that I expected to find at J.D.’s Market, specifically bourma and fresh halwa because it’s Ramadan and they’re typically available during the fasting month. No such luck, but I did pick up a jar of Ariana Sumac, a seasoning widely used … More Sesame and Sumac Naan
I took this photo to remember — when I’m moved out of this house — this area of my carefully curated, mostly thrift-store art, now with the addition of one painting after the subtraction of a stack of art books to boxes now holding the painting upright. The painting had been hanging on a bedroom … More A Little Art As Food, with Naan Inside-Out Pizza. Faux. Non.
You look up a recipe online. Another recipe on the side catches your eye, which it would because those sneaky corporate algorithms have enough of your search data to choose and place more appealing items on the periphery of whatever you’re reading. Yesterday such a recipe idea was making naan or pita or flatbread with … More Making Skillet Bread, serving it with marinated cold salmon and avocado
“Spice against what ails ya,” said Tony, a family friend who had a well-loved pizza parlor over on the Kitsap side of Puget Sound, as he put hot peppers all over his slice, folded it in half and ate it. Many times since then I’ve followed his advice for prevention, palliation and, some would say, … More Eggplant and Potato Korma
For the X’th time, a lovely dinner was created and the photograph forgotten until mere fragments were left, smashed up and partially sauce-covered bits of hard-boiled eggs. It all started with a photo and recipe in last week’s PCC flyer. I thought the recipe looked both tame and a bit familiar, so a quick trip … More Egg Korma, aka Hard-boiled Eggs in Spicy Tomato Sauce