Healthy Eggplant & Egg Pita Sandwich (Sabich!)

There are many delicious vegetarian sandwiches which originate from the Middle East and Sabich is one of my favorites! Possibly even second to Falafel which is also wonderful. Sabich is inspired by Iraqi/Israeli street food and dense with flavor. The chopped salad and pickles in brine offer a nice textural contrast to the softer eggplant and … Continue reading Healthy Eggplant & Egg Pita Sandwich (Sabich!)

Green Garden Herb Basmati Rice with Basil, Mint, Chive + Rosemary (and an unexpected virtual trip home)

Rice is the ultimate comfort food. It has been farmed by people for over 10,000 years. In the Hindi language “Bas” means "aroma" and "Mati" means “full of.” Growing up in a Persian family, that beautifully fragrant and earthy aroma  is part of the essential scents of home. The cue of happiness and and eternal symbol of family … Continue reading Green Garden Herb Basmati Rice with Basil, Mint, Chive + Rosemary (and an unexpected virtual trip home)