navigating life, with cardamom.

This past September has marked eight years of teaching yoga, and fifteen years since I started studying food science formally. Over the years, yoga has been a template to help figure out how to live well, and food has been an equally interesting medium for that too. In the journey of navigating life (and deciding […]

eating out, nyc.

Longer Hollow Legs and I recently went on a jaunt to the Big Apple for a friend’s wedding – and of course, a little holiday.  Time away from home and its familiar tastes lends perspective, and I come home feeling incredibly grateful for the food and drink of my local boroughs. Coming home is always bittersweet […]

tea time expands time.

Playing around with tea blends is a good way to whittle the afternoon away in the kitchen.  Here is a blend of chrysanthemum flowers, green cardamom, sliced almonds, fennel and cumin seeds.  Steeped on its own or with a small strip of candied ginger dropped in to lend a touch of sweet spiciness, this blend […]