Greens in a bowl – Fennel Asparagus Spinach Soup

It is interesting how one can keep track of seasons and what to eat during each month of the year with the numerous food blogs showcasing the “What’s in season food produce guides“.… Continue reading

Breakfast with Bircher

Almost 7 years ago I embarked on a journey – A journey to pursue my Master’s degree, a journey that bought me to Singapore and a journey that taught me more than a… Continue reading

On Mango Cake and Mom

I have some of the fondest memories of my life with her. She introduced me to the fluffiest chocolate lamingtons , the hottest hot cross buns  and the most moist marble cakes from the time… Continue reading

Orange and cardamom infused chocolate buckwheat groats

The best thing about Sunday mornings is that I have all the time in the world to peel onions, whip eggs and scoop ripe avocados. In this case I could juice some ripe… Continue reading

Brown rice and wild rice blended with vegetables

For a little over 20 years of my life the long, slender white grains of rice that stay separate and fluffy once cooked had a strong presence in our household. Cooked with aromatic… Continue reading

Date and Nut Roll

My husband and I do endeavor to rely more on natural sugars in our food. The house has its share of raw honey and maple syrup bottles and the usual suspects of fruit… Continue reading

To the new year and new beginnings – Happy 2015

December 2014 is over. Xmas is over. It is a new year and a new start. We are 7 whole days into 2015 already and it feels like 2014 passed away at the… Continue reading

The Cambodian Cooking Class – Part 3

Here is the third post in the 3 part series of our recent Cambodian Cooking class that we signed up for while visiting Siem Reap last month. In case you missed out the… Continue reading

The Cambodian Cooking Class – Part 2

As promised I would be back with the next post on making crunchy vegetable spring rolls wrapped in thin spring roll papers along with a sweet and spicy dipping sauce that my husband… Continue reading

The Cambodian Cooking Class – Part 1

A few weeks ago my husband and I had the wonderful opportunity to visit Siem Reap in Cambodia. There is something for everyone here – the Angkor architecture amazes you, the backpacker vibe… Continue reading

A Melting Pot of Spices, Vegetables, Rice and Lentils

Today marks the third day after the 9 day Hindu “Navratri” festival and also the second day after “Dussehara“ which is the 10th day after Navratri. For the unaware this is a festival wildly popular in the… Continue reading

Quick and Easy Quinoa Salad (Vegan and Vegetarian)

Sunday starts later than the other days in a week. Blame it on the late night Saturday or the voice in your head  whispering “Sleep some more, Monday is close and you may… Continue reading