A page from Lonely Planet Nepal listing five recommended books on "Nepal Today."

A writer friend traveling in Nepal sent me this photo from a page in Lonely Planet’s current guide to the country. I’m honored to see While the Gods Were Sleeping […]

Gundruk Saves the Day

Rain.  Day before last, it was relentless.  We had a reprieve yesterday, and I got some planting done, but most of my garden is flooded and impossible to work.  I’m […]

Baby Bitter Melon

It’s kind of ugly and horribly bitter, but the years I spent in Nepal have made it into comfort food — and one I sorely miss.  How shall I prepare […]