Category Archives: Photographs

Istanbul Grill, 14th Street, NYC

After visiting the new Whitney Museum of American Art, I had a taste for the lamb, rice, salad and pita special, with yogurt and red sauce, so I got a sidewalk seat at Istanbul Grill. The lamb was very yummy. … Continue reading

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Arugula flowers

I am back to Richmond and missed out on young arugula in the garden so I am using up the arugula on: a mixed salad of arugula leaves and flowers, fatouche, hummus and salsa and serrano ham, queso fresco and … Continue reading

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Sheezan Restaurant

I was walking down Church Street back to the WTC and saw the very crowded Sheezan Restaurant (183 Church) and ordered an inexpensive goat curry which was not very spicy but delicious. Plenty of meat to get off those goat … Continue reading

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Karl’s Octopus Balls

I just had to go out in the rain to get some Asian food at the 9th Avenue Food Fair and thought I would try Karl’s Balls of the Octopus variety (yakoyaki). The balls were crispy on the outside and … Continue reading

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Sourdough rye naan (flatbread)

I was preparing for an Amtrak trip to NYC and needed a healthier sandwich substrate so took took white wheat sourdough from the refrigerator and addsourdough rye flatbreaded rye flour, salt and olive oil and left it to rise in … Continue reading

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Dal with rice

The pink lentils from Laxmi Palace had been calling to me from their front row position in our pantry grains/legumes section so I finally had to make a simple dal (without tomatoes) adapting to a missing recipe by adding chopped … Continue reading

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Chana masala with naan

I was on my own for dinner so thought I could spice it up a bit with chana masala, using the recipe on the MDH box (oil, onion, tomato, spice and canned chickpeas) and a quick single- rise, one-hour recipe … Continue reading

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