Aug 15, 2018

A quick salad made mainly because I wanted to enjoy an awesome gouda cheese sampled on Sun at Kroger (and bought a small block soon after).

Shared from Instagram

Aug 10, 2018


May 9, 2018

Summer Salad Mandala

Sometimes I lay out food just to appreciate the beauty of colors in various food items.

This was one such example. One of my friends gave me a title after I posted the pic.

Salad Mandala

Foraged addition (chickweed leaves) to a fresh salad. Chickweed  (Latin: Stellaria media) flowers just shown for beauty (I'm not going to eat the flowers, not raw). #wvnativeplant #wildflowers #forestfood#foraging #wildedibles #chickweed @ Morgantown, West Virginia

Apr 19, 2018

SCB Art auction - Fri Apr 20, 630pm Percival Hall WVU

Two of my photo prints on birds from India have been donated to this auction.

White-throated kingfisher, Laughing doves - Gurgaon, India (Jan-Feb 2018)
The Society for Conservation Biology, student chapter at West Virginia University (SCB at WVU) will be holding an art auction this Friday at Percival Hall in the Evansdale campus of WVU.  Details below, ** ticketed event.  WVU parking is free after 5pm on certain lots (link)


Mar 6, 2018

Colorful Egg Omelette by Hari (a friend of spicetruck)

Spicetruck 'fan', a great cook and my good friend Hari Swarup shared his recent breakfast:

two homegrown chicken eggs (locally bought in State College PA), dill, sliced cherry tomatoes, homegrown basil (starter potted plant from Trader Joe's), crushed red pepper
and salt.

Cooked a low-medium heat with ~ 1 tsp butter.
Cooked eggs topped with lightly roasted cherry tomatoes, basil, dill and crushed red pepper flakes. Pic credit: Hari Swarup, State College PA