spiral pasta salad
Food

Spiral Pasta Salad

We have a bottle of specialty olive oil from Israel in our pantry, and I love how it adds a touch of luxury to this dish. The chickpeas add nutrient density, and the majority of the flavor comes from the parmesan (I used at least 1/2 a cup). This dish makes for a relatively quick,… Continue reading Spiral Pasta Salad

green papaya salad
Food, garden

Green Papaya Salad

The first papaya tree that our gardener planted is growing beautifully. It's already starting to bear medium to large fruit. Being able to eat from your garden is so satisfying. To see something edible growing in your home, to experience both its beauty and its practicality, is a wonder. We've got several more papaya trees… Continue reading Green Papaya Salad