Tomatoes For Fadya: An End of Summer Tribute

Sharing food with my friends and family is something I really enjoy. One drawback of the pandemic is that I am hardly seeing friends so I have mostly been unable to share my garden bounty except through facebook and instagram. But this past week, I had a brief, spontaneous meetup with one of my dearest…

Bora: An Ode to the Long Green Bean

Growing bora has been one of the many highlights of this summer’s gardening adventure. It’s deeply satisfying to grow something so definitively Guyanese hundreds of miles away from home and to prepare a meal with it that your family can’t get enough of. This is bliss. In this post I give you three ways to…

Backyard to Table

Today I am sharing with you, one of my favorite ways to prepare and eat eggplant – one of the most popular veggies to grow during the summer here on the east coast. It is also one of the most well liked dishes in our home – because, really, who can resist a dish that…

Mango, Quinoa, Avocado Salad

Summer brings so many delights – warm weather, ice cream and most of all an explosion of fruits and vegetables. A hearty, delicious summer treat, this mango, quinoa, avocado salad pairs well with Blackened Cod, my Baby Back Ribs, Whole Herb Roasted Chicken and most grilled meats. There are many variations of this salad some…