Watermelon Feta Salad ~ My version

I buy feta cheese at ridiculous prices here in Hyderabad and have it spoil while I make grand plans to use it inventively. A few days ago, I discovered a still fresh stash of feta in my fridge and cringed at how much I paid for it and how carelessly I kept it. That discovery … Continue reading Watermelon Feta Salad ~ My version

A simple summer spaghetti recipe and a long story

Some days Most days, I cook just to get done with a meal and don't put too much thought when my only aim is to whiz in and out of the kitchen. I always wonder how my mom did it. These days, I have far greater respect for her than she could imagine. As a working … Continue reading A simple summer spaghetti recipe and a long story

Mango cupcakes with mango buttercream frosting

  I am nothing if not a mango fiend. I brave the summers in Hyderabad only because of the fabulous array of mangoes we get here. The most popular and commercially successful one is the Banaganapalli. While my favourites are Shakkar gutli (a small apple sized mango that is sweet as sugar - shakkar +sugar) … Continue reading Mango cupcakes with mango buttercream frosting

Chili Garlic Sauteed Vegetables ~ Sandwich

This has to be the month of sandwiches for me. After detesting dry bread with cucumber and tomato slices, I have become a sandwich fiend with a vengeance. There is nothing better than a good sandwich made with fresh bread. Generally I do not like the bread to be slathered on with either butter or … Continue reading Chili Garlic Sauteed Vegetables ~ Sandwich

Tabbouleh Salad with Jowar Pearls (Gluten Free)

Note: If you would like to attend the Escapades Culinary Studio Class on salads this week, send me a message on our FB page.   I love Mediterranean food. As is evident from my attempts to make non deep fried falafels and pita bread from scratch. I also love the freshness of the salads that … Continue reading Tabbouleh Salad with Jowar Pearls (Gluten Free)

Beet and Orange Citrus Salad with Walnuts {Recipe}

My love for beetroot is well, err, nonexistent to tell you the truth. It cannot be easy to get over years of being subjected to an overcooked grey green goop of a 'curry' to be eaten with sambar and rice in a hostel mess or any one of the several (cheap) eating joints one frequents … Continue reading Beet and Orange Citrus Salad with Walnuts {Recipe}

Breakfast Muffins with Mango ~ Wholewheat & Egg-less

A breakfast muffin is a misnomer. Make and enjoy these tasty little muffins any time of the day. They can be ofcourse had for breakfast, warmed slightly with a little butter, or as a tea time snack, post workout indulgence or snack box item for an adult or child. I was almost entirely inspired by … Continue reading Breakfast Muffins with Mango ~ Wholewheat & Egg-less