Oat and banana vegan cake

I’m terrified of excluding food groups from diets. I’m terrified of encountering people on strict restrictive diets for no medical reason (allergies or intolerance) but just because it is a current fad. I’m tired of trying to explain that vegan need not necessarily mean low calorie and that gluten free doesn’t guarantee that it’s healthier….

Pressure Cooker Pulav

Every now and then, I get the urge to cook something in less than 30 minutes. My criteria like every working person on a harried weekday is simple. The recipe should be easy, use pantry staples and be tasty enough to satisfy my stomach and ego. One pot meals are legend in my house. From…

{Eating Out} Southern Italy Pop-up at Tuscany, Trident

Chef Nicola Costa is curating a menu drawn from the south of Italy and focusing on recipes well loved such as those learnt from his grandmother among other sources. The chef hails from Naples and when you speak to the shy chef, his love for food and passion for ingredients is apparent. The pop up…

Triple Chocolate Brownies

Brownies are possibly one of the simplest bakes one can make. Most recipes are a one dish kind, or what I like to call the ‘dump’ method. It was also one of the first things I tried to bake and was successful, which led to it becoming a staple in my baking arsenal. Doesn’t hurt…

Eating Out ~ Barsho Baran, East Bengal food, Aish – The Park

New year is being celebrated around the country. The Indian (or Hindu calendar) ones. Ugadi (Telugu New Year), Gudi Padwa (Maharashtrian) comes first and is followed by Vishu (Kerala), Baisakhi (Punjab), Poila Baisakh (Bengal), Rongali Bihu (Assam) to name just a few. The country is diverse and so are its people, yet it is comforting to…