I discovered cooking in the past year when I was feeling a little insecure with myself and the relationship I was in. I wanted to find something simple that I could be good at, that I could do for other people, and that would make my boyfriend like me more (note: did not actually work on that last note). It has completely changed how I view myself and my relationship with food. I think of myself as a cook…someone who creates wonderful concoctions from ingredients. It has become such a big part of who I am now.
Yesterday I made another recipe from fatfreevegan‘s blog. I tweaked it a little bit, using extra virgin olive oil instead of canola (to see why I did not use canola oil click here) and I didn’t have any kalonji so I just left it out…it probably would have been better with it, but it was still amazing without.
Also, as a sidenote, I would like to say that though I use a lot of fatfreevegan’s recipes I do NOT support a fat free or low fat diet by any means. She has great vegan recipes.
I like to lay out all of my ingredients to start with: