Lentil Bolognese


I’m normally not a big new year resolutions kinda girl. I mean, I am forever trying to lose weight so that’s nothing new. However this year, I decided I would go vegetarian for 2018. I’m not going to be incredibly strict- like I will have eggs and would still have a dish that had fish sauce added, but I will not be eating any flesh from animals. It’s not too big of a change for me since I already eat meat very infrequently. However, with this new resolution, I am looking for some vegetarian recipes to satisfy my occasional meat cravings. One meat dish that I sometimes crave is pasta with meat sauce. I decided to try inventing my own lentil-bolognese to substitute for meat sauce. Continue reading


Paneer (fresh cheese)



It has been an Indian weekend! My husband and I have been enjoying matar paneer, home made breads, and many other Indian recipes. We even went to an Indian play performed in Hindi at UNC Chapel Hill last night. The play was called Meira Vo Mutlab Nahi Tha starring Anupam Kher, Neena Gupta, and Rakesh Bedi. It was cool to see some well known Indian actors in person. I didn’t understand most of the play, but it was fun to try to catch words and see everyone all dressed up.  Continue reading