Tag Archive 'Eggplant'

Jul 04 2013

Vegan Pho with Grilled Eggplant and Mushrooms

Happy Pho of July! This Fourth of July celebrate your patriotism with a bowl of a soon-to-be American classic. Living in Chicago, a quintessential melting pot, I’ve tried a wide variety of international cuisine in very intimate, authentic, and mom & pop style eateries. Whether it’s pot-stickers, samosas, baba ghanoush, or pierogies, what was ten […]

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May 15 2012

Classics Redefined fromTurkey with Love

A Tasteful Take on Turkish Traditions Every couple years, my in-laws make the 5,526 mile trek to come visit us in Chicago. For the four weeks they stay with us, the kitchen comes to life with the aromas of Istanbul, the perfume of oregano, simmering slow-cooking stews boiling with tomatoes, and freshly cut mint permeate […]

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