{Quick Recipe} Baby Brinjals with Ginger and Kalonji

I did a column recently for the newspaper I write for, emphasizing that most beginners in the kitchen shy away from Indian cooking on a weeknight because we think it is complicated, uses too many ingredients and is a multi step process. While this is true for elaborate recipes, there are an astounding number of dishes that can … Continue reading {Quick Recipe} Baby Brinjals with Ginger and Kalonji

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

{Vegan MoFo 2013} ~ Semia/ Vermicelli Pulav Recipe

I am attempting something very brave this month, cooking and posting Vegan recipes all this month for the Vegan Month of Food where bloggers around the world will post vegan recipes all this month. Wish me luck dear readers as I do not fare very well with rules and schedules. the only other time I … Continue reading {Vegan MoFo 2013} ~ Semia/ Vermicelli Pulav Recipe

Soothing Lemongrass and Ginger Tea ~ Monsoon Special

And just as we thought there would be no respite from the long hot sweltering heat, the rains have come in and surprised us yet again. Mornings mean a few extra minutes spent tugging at the ends of the blanket while wishing the alarm would snooze itself. Everything around, even that sad patch of forced … Continue reading Soothing Lemongrass and Ginger Tea ~ Monsoon Special