Durga Puja Special Recipes 

Durga Puja is just around the corner and like several things we Indians love our festivals and celebrate them with a lot of enthusiasm.We are proud of our food and culture.Since we have Navratri starting in a couple of days followed by Dusshera here is a new series of posts that captures some recipes passed…

Welcoming the Fall 

Just couple of days past the official first day of fall passed.Fall started ☔️☃🌨winter is coming ! It’s time you would have started seeing fresh fall vegetables flooding your farmers market or local vegetable market.Besides going us respite from the heat wave the certain chill in the air is so comforting.The breeze feels like a…

Gastronomical Journeys : Hummus 101

A healthy creamy and delicious dip from the Middle East that is joining the health revolution after Kale Quinoa and Beets.Traditionally eaten with pita and falafel this superfoods now is preferred on the side of chips crisps breads.Hummus has gained a lot of popularity in the west and now is available all over the world.

The Great Indian Thali 

We Indians love our food , it’s complex and intense in flavours.This post is to talk about what we Indians eat on a daily basis,it’s our regular food and atleast couple of items of this grand thali are always present in Indian Cuisine.I will be talking about the Indian hot spice mix, the common flavours…

Homemade Pizza from Scratch 

Who doesn’t love pizza ? I am sure everyone is a high fan of pizza and most of us end up doing a take out on a Thursday because we are very lazy or just plain exhausted to cook.I used to do the same till I found that making pizza isn’t so tricky as it…

Vegetable Paella 

Paella is the national dish of Spain most popular as the regional dish of Valencia.Its ricecooked  with lots of vegetables and made entirely in broth for extra flavour.I took inspiration from Gwyneth Paltros recipe for vegans in in Cape Town and South Africa.She describes making paella as if one were doing alchemy and not cooking.Its…

Capsicum Halwa with Bell Pepper Reduction

Have you ever wondered how to make a sweet dish out of something as pungent and spicy as capsicum ? If yes please let me know in comments below I would love to try it,if no check my take on halwa made with red and yellow bell peppers.Its a minamilistic recipe which requires very few…

Rajasthani Gatte Ki Sabzi 

Gatte ke Sabzi is a very famous Rajasthani recipe that is prepared frequently in Marwadi households.Gatte translates to dumpling in English and these are made with gram flour or Besan.It has a curd based curry and has a creamy glossy rich texture.My mother was born and brought up in Rajasthan so I cooked this recipe…