“The mind is like tofu. It tastes like whatever you marinate it in.” – Sylvia Boorstein I’m neither a fan nor a hater of tofu. Since tofu doesn’t have any particular taste, they blend into any dish with ease. Many of my friends frown upon the mere mention of tofu and my answer to them is that they are yet to figure out how to make it taste good. As you may know, tofu is Want to know more about this recipe?
“The colors of a fresh garden salad are so extraordinary, no painter’s pallet can duplicate nature’s artistry.” — Dr. SunWolf When people think of salad, they imagine a soggy lettuce which gets even more soaked by the overuse of salad dressing. I was one of them until I started to incorporate different types of salads in my meals. In fact, salad can be an easy dish where you can use your creativity and can’t wrong Want to know more about this recipe?
“I’m not gaining weight, I’m retaining food” — author unkown Currently my weighing scale and I are on a hiatus as we don’t communicate well with one another. I want the scale to tip in the right direction but no matter what I do, they seem to tip the wrong way. I’ve stopped caring about weight gain and started focusing on clean and healthy eating, with small indulgences every now and then. Don’t question me Want to know more about this recipe?
Recently I saw a gif with a parent teaching a toddler “Q is for Quinoa”– a modern parent’s method of teaching ABC. I didn’t know how to pronounce quinoa few years back and now anyone and everyone is “qurazy for quinoa”. As many know quinoa is rich in protein, rich in fiber, rich in anti-inflammatory properties and packed with healthy nutrients. I personally substitute quinoa for rice and I love it. Luckily for me, my Want to know more about this recipe?
Kurma is usually served with rotis, parathas or pooris. South Indian style of making kurma is different from the North Indian version otherwise, called as Navaratan Kurma. When I was growing up, we ordered Kurma only at hotels as my mom refused to make it at home. According to her, some recipes are best left to experts but I took it as a challenge and am always on the look out for different versions of Want to know more about this recipe?
This dish is one of my favorite curries in South Indian cuisine. This root is native to South India and Southeast Asia. Taro root is also well-known as Colocasia and is a perennial tropical plant which has big leafs that are often referred to as “elephant ears”. The taro we get in India are baby ones that can be made as curry without cutting them, whereas the ones I get here are so big that Want to know more about this recipe?
Undhiyu is a traditional Gujarati dish made with different vegetables especially during winter season. The dish is made with different root vegetables, beans and cooked in simmer with fenugreek dumplings (methi muthia). Ever since I tasted Undhiyu for the very first time when my Gujarati friend made it for a potluck, I’ve been wanting to make it. Unable to wait for the recipe from my friend I tried this recipe from bhavnaskitchen, it’s not exactly Want to know more about this recipe?
Crazy is a relative term but normal is boring to me. This cake defies any normal chocolate cake recipe only in its method. The recipe does not need any fancy equipment or fill your sink with dirty bowls of various size. All you need is the round cake pan, spatula,and measuring spoons-now how’s that for simplicity? I’ve made recipes with steps spanning days like my croissant recipe and I assure you they are well worth Want to know more about this recipe?
“A Balanced Diet is Chocolate in Both Hands” — unkown People who eat loads of food and never gain weight….I so envy you. All I have to do is breathe or just think about food and poof!!! my weighing scale seems to tip in the wrong direction. A balanced diet may be the best medicine to solve my health issues. Well, my definition of balanced diet is exactly what the quote says. This recipe is Want to know more about this recipe?
I took some break…a well needed one. In the process of trying not to neglect my baby (my blog), I’ve been cooking up a storm. Heads up, lots of new recipes that are tried and tested are going to be posted in my blog so stay tuned. I’ve also been so excited playing with my new DSLR and hopefully the days of bad pictures are behind me. I’ll be posting as regularly as possible, well Want to know more about this recipe?