Muhamara

In my family, we all greatly enjoy the Mediterranean cuisine. Being vegetarians this cuisine offers a wide variety of dishes which are all so flavourful and fresh. Muhamara is a dip served with pita bread and I was recently introduced to this lovely dip at a Mediterranean restaurant. Here I present my version of the […]

Read More Muhamara

Almond flour cake

My quest for healthy cakes , brought me to this recipe which is healthy and light , but I made some alterations to the original recipe . This cake can be had as it is or used as a base for many other dessert recipes. Almond flour is easily available but can also be made […]

Read More Almond flour cake

Quinoa pesto salad

Recently I had my book club friends coming over for lunch and the weather here being so hot , I wanted to make a nice cold salad which would also be filling . After some surfing I came across this recipe , which I thought was different from many other quinoa recipes I have come […]

Read More Quinoa pesto salad

Papad pakodas

This recipe is inspired from a friend’s recipe , which I had come across many years back. I have modified it to my family’s liking and it did turn out to be great for a rainy day hot snack. A bit tedious, I must say , but still worth it. I have used potatoes in […]

Read More Papad pakodas

Sweet potato chaat

I have been using a lot of sweet potatoes in my cooking , for it is known to be healthier than potatoes and has a great flavour. Sweet potato chaat is served hot on the streets of north India, in winter and is most delectable. Here I have created my version of this yummy dish […]

Read More Sweet potato chaat

Fruit custard pudding

This is a simple dessert which is not loaded with unnecessary calories from cream or jello. As kids we always had the yummy layered trifle pudding which inspired me to transform it into a much lighter version. The fruit choice is entirely personal and seasonal. Since I had guests over and I wanted the dessert […]

Read More Fruit custard pudding