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 →
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 →
Having had a few handfuls of fresh mint leaves and baby spinach left in the fridge along with a new packet of Cacao Butter from my favourite superfood brand Be Super Natural, it was time to make some yummy raw chocolates. For those of you thinking ‘hold up, chocolate and spinach in the same sentence?’, yes – I did just say that. Continue reading →
There is a reason why Quinoa was dubbed by the Incas as “the mother of all grains” – so much so that many of their traditions and ceremonies surrounded its harvest, cultivation & consumption. This is because this super grain is so rich in nutrients containing more complete protein than most cereal grains with very little saturated fat. Continue reading →
A few weeks ago I bought this really cool spiralizer that turns vegetables like potato, butternut squash & zucchini into ‘noodles’. I finally came around to experimenting and the result? A healthier, vegan, grain-free and gluten-free alternative to standard pasta that’s much lower in carbs! Continue reading →