• A 1929 Almond Cake

    January 29, 2019thepeppercook

    “Anuja Aunty can I come and cook with you?”  Music to my ears!  Aashna Sundesha, one of my favorite students had graduated from the school in Mumbai and moved to be a thriving freshman at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. She had just reached home for Christmas break and was excited about recipes she…

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  • A Novice Indian Cook

    January 22, 2019thepeppercook

    It was dreadful. Egg Foo Young was by far the worst thing on the menu. A cold-ish egg omelet with what could only be leftover vegetables and chicken from an earlier meal, it looked like it had already been eaten! And the fact that I had to smell it twice, once while eating and once…

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