How do you like your eggs, girl?

Over breakfast this morning I had a question: Eggs. The ones I eat. What’s up with them? Are they little baby chickens?

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I investigated and my interpretation is sort of. When we eat an egg we are eating the potential of a baby chick. You see, a hen produces and lays an egg about every 26 hours. If the egg has been fertilized, it will be incubated and then hatch into a sweet little baby chick. If it has not been fertilized its just the potential of a chick, and it ends up as the main ingredient in our breakfast burritos. Honestly, it sounds a lot like the human female menstruation cycle where the body throws out the unfertilized egg. And now, in the same post, we have breakfast burritos and menstruation. Appetizing!

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Veg

After experiencing the most phenomenal Indian food while in Rishikesh, I’ve been trying to recreate some of it here in Delhi. Indian food seems to have a common base of spices and has been quick to throw together. I also don’t end up with a bunch of pots and pans to clean; most recipes are one pan only, cooking veggies in a sauce mixture for a few minutes…then, done! Healthy and tasty. Here’s some of what I’ve been trying:

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Sunrise special

20130308-031525.jpg Bhindi – fantastic Indian dish made with ochre. Here’s the recipe I used: http://www.manjulaskitchen.com/2008/01/07/bhindi-masala-spicy-okra/

20130308-032018.jpg The beginning stage of aloo gobi. So good! Here’s the recipe: http://www.manjulaskitchen.com/2007/04/07/aloo-gobi/

20130308-032650.jpg Vegetable korma. I failed on this one as I didn’t read the entire recipe before starting. Who puts “diced, cooked, cooled potato – 2” in the ingredients list?? That’s not an ingredient, that’s a cooking step!