Tag Archives: Chickpea

Sherry Chicken Chickpea Stew

At my sister’s glamorous wedding many years ago at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, I felt my head spinning. Surrounded by a picture perfect wedding, I watched my sister and her husband going around hundreds of tables and thanking each guest … Continue reading

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Farro Chickpea Salad with Lavender Citrus Vinaigrette

During the past Mother’s Day weekend, the intense Sun dazzled away the clouds, and the temperature went up to the mid 80’s in many parts of California. When it gets hot here, I can’t think of any better meal than … Continue reading

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Moroccan Grilled Kabob with Chardonnay

In my old “potato-bag-looking” Peace Corps dress, which was apparently designed to drive away unwanted male attention, I headed to Marrakesh‘s souq (Islamic traditional market) in Morocco. On a winding busy street, a bright red silk carpet hanging on a … Continue reading

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Pumpkin, Chickpea & Oxtail Stew

Halloween, which originated in Celtic culture 2000 years ago, is one of the oldest holidays.  I was first exposed to it when I moved to California from Korea in 1984. I still remember how fun it was to watch kids, … Continue reading

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