Bowl of Cooling Yogurt -
Evan Kleiman

When it's really hot and appetite flags a cooling bowl of yogurt can be all you need.  This combination, taken from the Persian kitchen is halfway between Mast-o-Khiar the cucumber-yogurt dip that accompanies many dishes and an Ash-e-Mast or yogurt soup. In my version I use full fat Indian yogurt ...read more

Evan's Hot Sour Soup
Hot and Sour Soup, Enriched for Cold Fighting -
Evan Kleiman

The other night I finally felt myself succumbing to the latest cold/flu.  That dreaded scratchy throat and overall malaise required soup. I love Hot and Sour Soup and luckily had chicken broth in the freezer and fresh ginger and turmeric in the fridge.  Ginger and turmeric are supposed to be anti-inflammatories so perfect ...read more

Spicy Corn Coconut Soup
Recipe: Spicy Corn Coconut Soup -
Evan Kleiman

If you follow me on social media you know my mom isn't shy about criticizing the food I make for her.  So when her reaction to this soup was "Best Soup Ever.  You should sell it!" I thought it was time to share the (non) recipe.  This dish is the ...read more