Thai Red Curry

Saturday, January 28, 2017 3

Winter is perfect for spicy curries. And with my Indian heritage, going without a curry for a few days makes me crave for something  spicy and soulful.  To change things up from my Indian daals and curries I also make a lot of Thai curries with or many times without coconut. We love red curry. Over ...

Grilled Vegetables Paella

Monday, January 2, 2017 3

This is a vegetarian version of the famous Paella Valencia, a delicious alternative to the meat and seafood paella. This vegetarian version is just as satisfying, tasty, full of flavor. To amp the flavor vegetables have been grilled to add extra smokiness and give depth to its flavors. 3-4 cups low sodium vegetable stock ( this ...

Winter Vegetables Lasagna

Saturday, December 24, 2016 0

Winter Vegetables Lasagne Lasagne choke full with winter vegetables and a not so rich cheese sauce. I partnered with Clover dairy and used their Clover organic milk for the bechemal sauce. Perfect on a cold day when you want to indulge yet something light and nutritious.       You will need 1 medium onion finely chopped 4 cloves garlic minced 2' medium ...

Vegetable Som Tum Salad

Sunday, February 21, 2016 5

The first time I ate the traditional papaya salad was about a  decade ago on a vacation to Kho Samui, Thailand. I instantly fell in love with this salad and ate it everyday while we were there. Freshly picked and grated this salad was nothing I had eaten before. I learnt to make this salad ...

Levantine Feast

Friday, February 5, 2016 4

Four Mediterranean inspired hummus dips that are versatile delicious and easy to make. Feel free to adjust the quantity to your taste and preferences. To make a dinner size Levantine mezza feast is easy with very little cooking. You'll just need to gather a few ingredients. choose a few raw vegetables: carrots, cucumber sticks, radishes, baby tomatoes, ...

Quinoa Tabouli

Thursday, February 4, 2016 2

Tabouli or Tabbouleh is a refreshing salad from the middle-east/ Mediterranean that has become very popular all over the world. All you have to do is browse around  the deli at any supermarket or large grocery store and you'll see permanent feature in the display. The main ingredients in a tabouli salad is the finely chopped parsley, ...

Quinoa Khichadi

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 7

Khichari or Khichadi is a rice and daal stew with or without veggies. Khichari is made several different ways depending on the occasion. From the very simple to an elaborate meal. The simple khichari is easily digestible, soothing and made with couple of spices like turmeric, salt and asefodita, served when recovering from illness like ...