Pitaya Bowl

Monday, August 8, 2016 1

Pitaya or strawberry pear or dragon fruit is a whimsical looking fruit grown all over Asia, Latin America and other tropical countries. The fruit belongs to the cactus family and comes in a white or deep pink flesh, from the outside it has a bright magenta skin with soft green thorns. The inside can vary from ...

Salsa Gazpacho

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 6

This summery gazpacho is perfect to cool on those hot humid afternoons. This soup is nourishing, choke full with cooling veggies and a little heat to add a little gusto. Do give it a try! All you need is a high speed blender, throw in all the ingredients and drink away. You'll need;  About 5-6 ripe heirloom ...

Shrikand FroYo

Monday, June 20, 2016 3

Yogurt and dairy dessert are very popular in Indian cuisine. Shrikand is a heavily sweetened yogurt based dessert popular in the western and southern states of India. The traditional recipe uses plain  yogurt that is strained through a cheese cloth is also called hung yogurt, scented with cardamom and saffron. Srikand is served with deep ...

Puy Lentil Daal with Ginger

Saturday, June 11, 2016 4

Lentils are one of our favorite meals and a regular dinner option. They are delicious, hearty and super nutritious. One way to make them is Indian style curried with greens, vegetables or plain by itself. I usually like to make it with greens or different veggies, favorite being with spinach, fenugreek or other greens, butternut ...

Brazilian Inspired Feijoada Salad

Friday, June 3, 2016 4

Firstly let me get this out of the way.... This is not an authentic Feijoada or feijoada salad. Feijoada is a bean and meat stew eaten in some form all over the Portuguese diaspora. In Brazil it's black beans and different cuts of porks and other meats.   https://vimeo.com/169306894 However this is a vegetarian/vegan salad. It has elements ...

Turmeric Chia Fresca

Keeping oneself well hydrated is very important, more so in the warmer months. If you are out and about this summer hiking, playing sports or just being out doors soaking up the sun is fun. Taking some important precaution while sun worshipping makes it a pleasant and a healthy experience. 1. Remember to use a sunblock ...