Creamy Curried Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

I have been severely neglecting my own marathon and I beg your pardon. If you have followed me on my FB Page, you will know that I have been keeping busy, very very busy. Onto some yummy soup now. Winter in Hyderabad is pleasantly chill and the perfect time to whet the appetite with a … Continue reading Creamy Curried Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

Day 5 ~ {DIY} Lemon Infused Olive Oil for Salads and Soups

The aroma of a scented oil to finish off a salad or soup is enticing. After eyeing some fragrant flavoured oils on some online stores, I decided it wouldn't be so difficult to make some myself. The process is quite simple and yet, the resulting oil is such a great add on to finish a … Continue reading Day 5 ~ {DIY} Lemon Infused Olive Oil for Salads and Soups

Day 2 ~ Spicy Asian Style Vegetable Broth with Buckwheat Noodles

Wishing all my readers A Very Happy & Warm Diwali. May your homes and hearts be filled with the love of your family and friends, your tummies full and your lives happy. There is nothing that punctures the ego of a food blogger better than a set of terrible pictures! If you know me well enough, some … Continue reading Day 2 ~ Spicy Asian Style Vegetable Broth with Buckwheat Noodles

{Announcement} Blogging Marathon ~ Soups and Salads

Last year, I joined a marathon led by one of my favourite bloggers and stuck with it. Nupur's One Hot Stove continues to be an inspiration with easy to do recipes and insights into her style of simple living. That was the only time this blog has seen so much action! This year again, I … Continue reading {Announcement} Blogging Marathon ~ Soups and Salads

{Vegan MoFo 2013} Fruit Hedgehog ~ No Cooking

Happy Onam to all those celebrating. The Sadya today and yesterday (because it was a holiday and everyone in the family were home) at my MIL's place was outstanding! It amazes me how she cooks multiple items with patience and enthusiasm. In a decade now, I have never seen her skimping on effort. Waking up … Continue reading {Vegan MoFo 2013} Fruit Hedgehog ~ No Cooking

{Vegan MoFo 2013} Sweet Potato Pattice ~ Faraali Pattice

The Escapades household is quite fond of sweet potatoes and prefers them curried, in baked wedges or as part of a medley. The most popular way to eat them in my part of the world, is boiled or charred over coals. Sweet Potatoes are rich in Vitamins B6, D, C and iron and magnesium. Which … Continue reading {Vegan MoFo 2013} Sweet Potato Pattice ~ Faraali Pattice

{Vegan MoFo 2013} Quick Schezwan Style Cauliflower Recipe (with ready made bottled sauces)

I love cauliflower in most forms. The first reason being, the vegetable lends itself beautifully to any recipe and absorbs flavours and spices very well. It can also be chopped into any size large or small and takes very little time to cook. A lot of Indian style preparations, overcook cauliflower and make it mushy. … Continue reading {Vegan MoFo 2013} Quick Schezwan Style Cauliflower Recipe (with ready made bottled sauces)