Fall Recipes-Cabbage and Potato Kebabs

A dusky evening in India – beautiful autumn foliage , the nip in the air and the fragrance of incense burning in Puja pandals.Fresh Autumn harvest brings to you an endless supply of Nordic vegetables aka root vegetables.I am sure you would be finding sweet potatoes , cabbage,tapioca,red onions,cauliflower,pumpkin and lots of leafy greens.In today’s…

Zucchini Fritters 

Everyone loves fritters and anything that is fried but what comes along with fried stuff is the large percentage of trans-fats and unwanted cholesterol.In my previous post (read it here in case you missed) on Nordic Cuisine we talked about root vegetables and how good it is to have them as part of our diet.We also looked…

Gastronomical Journeys: Nordic Crisps

New Nordic Cuisine also known as Scandinavian food is a dynamic form of food whose birthplace resides in Copenhagen, Stockholm and Helsinki.So its basically like turning Europe upside down.Nordic food is prepared on the basis of three key elements:purity,simplicity and freshness.It encourages usage of only seasonal foods,preparation of traditional dishes using ingredients benefitting from the…

Gastronomical Journeys: German Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut is another great fermented salad that is very popular in eastern and Central Europe and of course Germany.Sauerkraut is a natural probiotic and perfect recipe for a unhealthy gut.Sauerkraut is not only a rich source of Vitamin C,B,K but it also contains important nutrients like calcium,magnesium,fiber,folate,iron,potassium,copper and manganese.Fermented foods are alkaline in nature and helpful in regulating the pH of your body which is imperative for good overall health.