Masala Penne Pasta

This Masala Penne Pasta is the first recipe I tried from my new cookbook An Affair with Indian Cooking and all I can say is that the recipe is super easy, the pasta is simply amazing, and this is definitely going to be one of my new "go to" pasta dishes.  I agree with Geeta, author and family friend, who describes this recipe as an "Indian twist to the Italian baked Ziti."

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Cauliflower and Potatoes: "Aloo Gobi"

During my mom's last visit to Boston my sister and I learned how to make a few basic vegetarian dishes and this Indian dish was the first one we started with. I made this dish Sunday evening and served it with whole wheat naan and yogurt. And yesterday for lunch I put the leftovers in a sandwich with a little butter and shredded cheese and it was delicious.

mustard seeds and cumin seeds

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