I’m sure a lot of you, like me, call for a bowl of steamed & salted Edamame as soon as you’re seated at any Japanese restaurant. It’s one of those things that once you start eating, you can’t stop. Fortunately for us, unlike Lays and Pringles, you can munch on without guilt because this delightful snack is, in fact, a star legume. Continue reading →
Every once in a while, vegetarians crave something ‘meaty’. It might not necessarily be the taste of meat per se but rather its texture and heftiness. Well, my herbivore friends, a nice juicy piece of portobello mushroom is about to become your best food friend and oh, you’re also about to love me for this awesome recipe. Continue reading →
A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of attending a friend’s wedding in a little town called Montreux located at the foot of the Swiss Alps. During my stay at a beautiful lake side hotel, I sampled a hearty Seeds Salad that I’ve not been able to forget. Continue reading →
A few weeks ago I received delicious goodies from Thailand which included some fresh organic Pandan leaves. For those not so familiar, Pandan or Pandanus is a tropical plant that’s used widely as flavouring in Southeast Asian cuisines. It’s naturally sweet fragrance and aromatic flavour pairs perfectly with anything coconut-ty.
With the temperature rising so rapidly, especially here in Dubai, summer seems to be approaching fast & fiery. Lucky for us, mangos are back in season to help us cope with the unforgiving heat. Continue reading →
As you may already know from my previous blog post, I was recently in Thailand for a short holiday. So it’s only fitting that I share with you a dish that is one of the nation’s staples and also mine. Thai Omelette or ‘Kai Jeaw’ as the locals call it – although conceptually similar to the French version, it’s less refined but packed with a lot more zing.
Greetings from Bangkok, Thailand! I came back to visit my home town since last week just in time for the water festival along with the blistering heat. So a few days ago after desperately craving for cold drink (as a typical Indian would say), I made my self a chilled glass of Nutella chocolate milk from the hazelnuts I soaked from the previous night. Continue reading →
After regularly passing packets of Amaranth in the grains’ section at local the Organic store, I finally decided to pick one up and check out the text at the back. Perfect for porridge? Well that pretty much sealed the deal. Continue reading →