Cold Soup On A Hot Summer Day (or Night)

It is hot. It is humid. It is sticky. Why of course that’s exactly how the weather is in Singapore this week, last week, the week before that and even the month before… Continue reading

Quick and Easy Healthy Breakfast with Buckwheat Porridge

We all know that breakfast is essential to kick start your day. We all know that a good wholesome breakfast will keep your blood sugar  levels in check .  We also know that… Continue reading

Healthy Sweet Potato mash with grilled veggies and Greens

Remember a while back when I mentioned how much I love the restaurant “Real Foods” here in Singapore? I wrote the blog post on Real Foods with all the lovely food we cannot… Continue reading

Healthy Roasted Eggplant Masala (Baingan ka Bharta)

I have been dabbling over this blog post for a while. This recipe is nothing new . It is a very typical and favourite dish in Indian cuisine – roasted eggplant, sharp onions… Continue reading

Baked eggs with greens and goat cheese

Previously I have mentioned in my post on “My mum’s egg white omelet with sautéed  veggies ” how difficult it was for me to eat egg as a child. Well I know parents… Continue reading

Gajar ka Halwa (Indian Carrot Pudding)

Among all other things, all things carrots do excite me – Carrots grated in salads, raw carrots, pureed and roasted carrots in soups and stews, cold carrots in slaw and carrots sweetened in… Continue reading

Indonesian Cuisine and Food experiences (Lombok and Yogyakarta)

This December, I had the opportunity to take a break and visit 2 beautiful cities – Yogyakarta and Lombok-  in Indonesia.  Each is so contrasting than the other yet each has something that the other… Continue reading

Classic Christmas Fruit and Nut Cake

A few days ago while waiting for my sandwich that I had ordered at Cedele, I found myself drooling over the cake counter (which I do on various occasions :)). I talk about this particular occasion… Continue reading

Have a Break! Have a Salad (Warm Quinoa with Kale and Brussel Sprouts)

Have you been indulging in all the holiday pleasures that have surrounded us the last couple of weeks? I am talking about all the feasting, drinking and merry-making and other food pleasures that have taken over. Say… Continue reading

The Leibster Award

I want to thank  The Vintage Cookbookery for nominating me to The Liebster Award.  I was delighted to accept.  The questions posed to me were as follows, along with my responses: 1) What are… Continue reading

Healthy Hassle-free Home-made Granola

Alternative diets always fascinate me. I know I will never be able to stick to any one of these forever. Call it me being undisciplined or sheer lack of knowledge or just being plain lazy.… Continue reading

Pumpkin Pistachio Squares or Barfi ?

Are you excited to see pumpkins in fall? Does pumpkin carving and sweet treats and anything Halloween excite you? Is it also a time when you are celebrating Deepavali or Diwali and looking forward… Continue reading