Egg: Myth Vs. Facts

EGGS Brown, white, organic, free range, omega 3 rich, etc. Do you get confused about what to buy when it comes to eggs??? Eggs are the easiest to cook. They are nutritious and are a great addition to your breakfast table.  However, today, I will not be talking about the health benefits of eggs instead…

Life uncomplicated

How? Choose your kitchen gadgets wisely and use them to save precious time. With the current day obsession to make everything easier and faster, we end up giving up precious kitchen space. There are a few appliances and gadgets you can’t do without. I won’t talk about them but instead, take you through a list…

The definitive reason to Blog!!

Writing a blog post makes me happy. It’s like talking to people I don’t know yet and I feel connected. When a part of me wants to be somewhere else I start writing my blog, it is kind of empowering. At times I feel it’s the best job in the world. I know it’s not…

Memories make a better ‘Pau’

As the rain Gods cracked open to drench the land one more time before the winter bids adieu, I sat in the balcony of my house with a cup of warm tea and vada pavs. Monsoon is an uncommon phenomenon here in the desert. However, it almost feels like Monsoon. The smell of wet earth,…

Shades of Green

No, I am not talking about an element on the Periodic table. It’s the green healthy powder I got recently introduced to…Moringa powder by ZolaFoods. Even though I am familiar with Moringa tree and it’s culinary/medicinal uses, I am surprised at the variety of ways the powder can be incorporated into our diet. My first…

Food defines a locale

Traveling opens up a whole new side of you. I have been lucky to have traveled within and outside my country. I love using public transport especially trains and enjoy all the simple, local food every stop had to offer. Food gives you a better understanding of a place. It is best reflected in its…

Beetroot and carrot fritters

There are a very few ingredients that inspire you to create something new every time. Beetroot is one such vegetable that kind of fuels my imagination.  It adds a lot of texture and sweetness to your dishes. Not to mention the bright and stunning colour. Starting from dips, fritters, salads, breads, cakes, etc. Beetroot has…

Mango Falooda

Walking along the narrow streets mesmerized by the bangles market in the Charminar area of Hyderabad, I and my friend stumbled upon a cart loaded with drinks. This was our first visit to this wonderful city of the Nawabs. After the mandatory dose of kebabs and biryanis, we looked for other things the place had…

Beery meets Algae

A simple and quick dessert made with a handful of ingredients yet it can look so elegant on your dinner table. It’s a classic that never fails to impress. My version of berry pannacotta is with coconut cream is light, vegan and refined sugar-free. I used agar-agar in the place of gelatin. I remember using it…