Rosewater and Pistachios

“We snaked our way among the merchants and the beggars, wandered through narrow alleys cramped with rows of tiny, tightly packed stalls. Baba gave us each a weekly allowance of ten Afghanis and we spent it on warm Coca-Cola and rosewater ice cream topped with crushed pistachios.”
The Kite Runner

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Ta Da! Café Sua Da!

Envision a bright summer day you are on a drive with your windows rolled down. The scent of fresh air and flora fill your lungs while sunshine warms your shoulders. The rhythmic rumble of pavement is felt beneath your car tires as you wind through the countryside. Glancing at the passing scenery you will most certainly see stalks of indigo flowers dotting the roadsides.
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