My friend Shanti is a chef and baker extraordinaire. We had the pleasure of dining in her Brooklyn casa with our close friends and her parents, visiting the Big Apple from Redondo Beach, California.

Shanti, the beautiful host, doling out plates. (Me, busted taking blog shots in the background).
Shanti, the beautiful host, doling out plates. (Me, busted taking blog shots in the background).
Bobby rolls out the naan dough, while Dolores gives him moral support!
Bobby rolls out the naan dough, while Dolores gives him moral support!
Naan with Dolores' famous garlic-hummus, and Shanti's dad's (Byron) super-green-spicy dip (kale, parsley, jalapenos galore!).
Naan with Dolores’ famous garlic-hummus, and Shanti’s dad’s (Byron) super-green-spicy dip (kale, parsley, jalapenos galore!).
Spanish tortilla. My Catalan friends would be more than proud.
Spanish tortilla. My Catalan friends would be more than proud.
Roasted tomatoes, stuffed with tabouli and breadcrumbs.
Roasted tomatoes, stuffed with tabouli and breadcrumbs.
Spanish tortilla served with chipotle aoli. Woah.
Spanish tortilla served with chipotle aoli. Woah.
Mia, Shanti's roommate, picked up the funkiest salad serving utensils!
Mia, Shanti’s roommate, picked up the funkiest salad serving utensils!
Plating with style.
Plating with style.
Evan, ready to chow!
Evan, ready to chow!
The grand finale: Eccles. Crunchy, sweet, DELICIOUS.
The grand finale: Eccles. Crunchy, sweet, DELICIOUS.
Last but not least, galettes. Oozing with sweet fresh plums.
Last but not least, galettes. Oozing with sweet fresh plums.
And you wouldn't believe it but these were made especially gluten-free for Steve's (Shanti's main squeeze) mom.
And you wouldn’t believe it but these were made especially gluten-free for Steve’s (Shanti’s main squeeze) mom.
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