Dipping a toe into the sea of recipes coming from around the Mediterranean, this is a current favorite borrowed from the Lebanese kitchen. I love it. Ingredients Sweet Anise Tea 1 teaspoon ground anise seeds (or grind 1 teaspoon of whole anise seeds using a pestle and mortar.)  250 ml (1⅛ cups) boiling water 220 g (1 cup) sugar Cake […]

Five Spices Indian-Style Dal

The art of curry seems to offer endless possibilities. It’s like life itself; no sooner is one challenge mastered, along comes another to keep things interesting. On an ordinary day, it makes one stop to think. Or reflect. Or meditate. Or simply ask, now what? This fickle life that requires endless feeding seems to go […]