She’s back

Better than ever? Time will tell. My continued descent into internet obscurity was not entirely my choice. I have been cooking, but for weeks I’ve been trapped in a cycle of pasta, simply dressed with tomato sauce or aglio e olio; grilled cheese sandwiches; and nachos. I did make desserts twice—one was a Very Secret … More She’s back

Za’alouq (Moroccan Eggplant Purée)

Za’alouq (Moroccan Eggplant Purée) 1 pound eggplant 1 pound fresh tomatoes 4 teaspoons salt, divided 5 cloves garlic ¼ cup cilantro, chopped ¼ cup parsley, chopped olive oil 1 tablespoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon paprika pinch cayenne ¼ teaspoon ground pepper 2 teaspoons lemon juice Peel eggplant, if desired (I usually peel half), cut into about 1-inch … More Za’alouq (Moroccan Eggplant Purée)