Roasted Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl

One hearty dish, filling meal consisting of whole grains, veggies, protein and dressing/spices. Also toppings like nuts and seeds are added to enhance the flavour and texture. Beauty of these grain bowls is that they are adaptable.  You can make use of whatever you have and swap out different ingredients for variety. Most of the […]

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Badam Burfi |Almond Fudge

Badam Burfi – Almond Fudge is an Indian sweet which is delicately flavored by almonds. It is rich and delicious, and can be made within 20 minutes. Lighten up any festival with this easy to make instant dessert. It requires only handful of ingredients and is vegan. Most of the Indian sweets require accuracy, skills […]

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Cornbread Muffins

A perfect snack and side, with a kick of Jalapeño paired with subtle sweetness from honey and Jaggery. Butter these beautiful muffins for extra deliciousness. And the best part is these are fluffy! My husband and I were regular at this restaurant Z’tejas. It was for their cornbread, I would say best one I have […]

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Dal Makhani

Dal Makhani is a dish originating from Punjab, India. It is one of the most loved, rich, and creamy lentil curry made using whole black lentils, kidney beans and mild spices. The curry gets it richness from butter. Basically lentils are cooked along with butter and then cream is mixed in. When I was living […]

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Pan Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

If you are bored of red sauce marinara or pesto(seriously, I can never get bored of pesto though), then try this creamy, rich, and comforting roasted red pepper sauce Pasta. It has the right balance of savory and subtle sweet flavours and it a true winner! The sauce gets its flavor from sauteed garlic, roasted […]

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Mangalore Buns | Banana Poori

Buns is a popular breakfast or tea snack option in Mangalore – Udupi region of Karnataka. Hence the name ‘Mangalore Buns’. They have spongy texture and has a sweet taste infused by bananas. I call them deep fried banana bread because of the texture and taste, but the way of preparation is totally different. Serve […]

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Cucumber Idli | Cucumber Savoury Cakes

Cucumber is such a juicy vegetable, we love them in salads, and we love them to have for breakfast by making Dosas/Crepes or Paddus, and Idlis Do you want to try Cucumber Idli? Cucumber Idlis are quite a popular breakfast option in southern Karnataka, and it is a regular at our home. Cucumber Idlis are […]

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Paneer Tikka Masala

The ever green Paneer Tikka Masala, needs no introduction. It is one of the universally popular Indian gravy packed with flavour and goodness of spices. Marinated Paneer cubes are bathed in rich creamy tomato sauce. It goes really with naan or parathas. Restaurant style Tikka Masala, make it at home. This is definitely one of […]

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Creamy Sweet Potato and Broccoli soup

Vegan Sweet Potato and Broccoli soup is, has a lovely creamy texture, rich and incredibly comforting. It is warm, and rich in anti-oxidants. Truly luxurious. It is dairy and oil- free, and made with just 10 ingredients. This soup is perfect to warm you up on a cool day or when you wish for something […]

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Tea Break with Classic Shortbread Cookies

What comes to your mind when you think of classic shortbread? Celebration of simplicity? or Walkers Shortbread? Walkers Shortbread is one of my favourite cookies ever, it is the best. The days when I had to rush to work early in the morning (literally dawn!), tea and these walkers shortbread cookies were my saviour. So […]

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