Monthly Archives: August 2014

Khorestheh Badamjan (Aubergine/Eggplant) Stew

I was propped up in an Iranian hospital bed, trying not to laugh or hiccup or sneeze because of the Caesarian’s stiches.  Sitting by me was a beautiful Iranian woman, one of my students from the women’s college (yes, we … Continue reading

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Scrambled Egg People I sat in a chrome-and-fluroescent restaurant one day, munching through a flaccid bun- with-a-hole, stuffed with anemic bacon, waxy cheese, and a weary fried egg, the whole works euphemistically called a “Breakfast Bagel”. All the while I … Continue reading

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