Beet and Beet leaves soup 

It’s only 10PM but I am drained and tired. Probably from politics, propaganda and worrying. The computer screen hurts my eyes, but before I crawl into bed with Barbara Kingsolver’s book Copperhead Demon let me give you this recipe before…

Fennel And Persimmon Salad

A letter I left in one of the houses in my neighborhood.  Dear lucky neighbor, For a month now, every time I pass by your house I hear your persimmon tree whispering “Please come pick my fruits”. I told her…

Red Lentil Soup with Kale

While most people feel comforted when their fridge is packed with food, I get restless. I love going to the market and buy lots of fresh produce but over-crowded situations – trains, supermarkets, streets, closets – and fridges, stresses me out.…