Author Archives: yogi mama

Tomato-Lentil Love…or Fireworks of Deliciousness?

So, I used to be that girl who resisted lentils based solely on my dad’s attempts to get me to eat split-pea soup as a child. I now know two things: that split peas and lentils are NOT the same … Continue reading

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She’s My Berry Pie!..

She’s my berry pie, Cool drink of water, such a sweet surprise. Tastes so good, make a grown man cry, Sweet berry pieeeeeeeee!!! Come on, who doesn’t like to sing a little Poison (You go, 80s children everywhere!) every now … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two: The Red Wine and Pear Sorbet….

…Many years later, as (s)he faced the firing squad, (elisabeth) Colonial Aureliano Buendia was to remember that distant afternoon when (her) his father took him to discover ice (cream)… So, if you’ve read One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel … Continue reading

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You Need to know about this No-Knead Bread!

Ok, so I posted a picture on my facebook page a few weeks ago, and figured it was time to get it up on the blog. The original recipe can be found here. It is one of the most fun … Continue reading

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Hummus that will make you happy, everytime.

Buying hummus at the store used to be good enough for me…until I had the hummus at Azar’s – the local Middle Eastern restaurant – and a darn good one at that. But then sometimes you are driving by and … Continue reading

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Beans, beans the magical fruit…

Let me start with a quick revision of the popular bean-song: (feel free to sing along!) “Beans, beans the magical fruit, if you soak them properly, then you won’t toot! But your body will thank you for how you feel, … Continue reading

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Just finished a Finnish coffee braid…

This recipe is from a fellow (though far superior) food blog that I adore: http://desertcandy.blogspot.com/ She explores and explains her love of Middle Eastern cooking, one of my personal favs. I love how much thought and care she puts into … Continue reading

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