Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri is a collection of short stories about Indian culture, both in India and the United States, as well as the joys and difficulties of relationships that someone of any culture can identify with.
Nothing tastes better with pumpkin ravioli than a browned butter and sage sauce. Add balsamic vinegar, pine nuts and parmesan for a dish that will surely please your book club guests.
A quick and easy salad with blueberries, candied walnuts, feta and a fruity vinaigrette. Add cranberries for the Fourth of July.
Alice Howland is proud of the life she worked so hard to build. At fifty years old, she’s a cognitive psychology professor at Harvard and a world-renowned expert in linguistics with a successful husband and three grown children. When she becomes increasingly disoriented and forgetful, a tragic diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease changes her life.
This easy white chocolate bread pudding comes together in one bowl and there is no need to make a separate sauce.
Pastitsio is a baked Greek meat and pasta casserole made with béchamel sauce.
This Greek hot dog recipe is topped with tzatziki sauce and a feta and olive spread.
This amazing rice pudding recipe from Modern Greek by Andy Harris is now my favorite rice pudding recipe. Inspired by Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides.
The narrator in Jeffery Eugenides’ Middlesex is Cal Stephanides, who “was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day in January of 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of 1974.”
If you love olives, this easy dip recipe is for you. It is made with olives, feta cheese and lemon juice.