Zucchini and Turkey Kofta with Garlic-Dill-Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

October 22, 2013

Confession — these flavor-packed meatballs and accompanying sauce are insanely addictive.  I had to stop myself from wolfing down the first test batch before Mr. Spice got home. In case you missed my Facebook posts recently, I’ve been experimenting a lot with zucchini lately.  To be honest, I’m usually not a big fan of it, […]

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Smoky Eggplant & Garlic Yogurt Dip

December 6, 2011

I fell in love when we were in Istanbul.  I loved the history, the culture, the language, the people, and the cuisine.  But most of all, I fell in love with a garlicky eggplant and yogurt dip I had our first night in Istanbul (more on that once I do our trip re-caps!).  I would […]

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Lemon Garlic Dal with Spinach

August 30, 2008

This is a really simple dal that my mom makes and that is one of my favorites. I request it every time I go home to visit. I have a strong feeling that this isn’t how she makes it, but this is how I’ve attempted to make it a few times and it tastes pretty […]

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Garlicky Goodness

October 22, 2007

I’m still at it! I was lazy and packed it in my green Putifresh container instead of having to decide which new bento to use this time. Left tier contains grapes, strawberries, and a clementine. Right tier contains leftovers from tonight’s dinner: wilted garlicky spinach and cherry tomatoes, roasted garlic mashed potatoes (from a mix, […]

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