Mussels with Swiss Chard, Tomatoes and Sparkling Wine

I love mussels. They are like a blank canvas and come to life from so many types of flavors. Sometimes I will ask my mother, who also loves mussels, “which country would you like to go to? It could be Asian, French, Italian, Indian – the choices are endless really. This time my assignment was…

Spicy Shrimp Curry – Simple and Healthful

I have been making this curry for many years. It is so simple and satisfies each time. It is also very low in fat and healthful.  Substitute other seafood if you like. Don’t get scared with me calling it spicy – you can control the heat level of any dish. As a rule it is…

Simple and Spicy Chana (chickpea) Masala

Chickpeas are a delicious and nutritious protein to add to your meals. You can use dried chickpeas which I do often, or use the ones from a can – either is fine really as long as you cook with them. Last weekend I had the yen for a traditional Indian breakfast which included these chickpeas,…