ChocoLock – Organic Chocolate in Delhi

Meet the ChocoLockers. Behind ChocoLock, is a mother and a daughter, who absolutely loves chocolates. ChocoLock was born out of the fear of a mother who didn’t want her daughter to eat all the adulterated and inorganic products that the markets are filled with. To let her daughter eat all her favourite chocolate products, without…

Recipe: Zucchini & Banana Walnut Bread

Gluten free breads are not easy even when you follow a twice made recipe. Somehow they are usually hit or miss, beyond your control. Creating and cooking gluten free foods has truly taught me to trust my instincts and cook from my heart. This cake like bread made with zucchini and walnuts with a banana…

Pancakes For A Happy Soul

Recipe for Spiced Banana and Coconut Buckwheat Pancakes:  Ingredients: 1 and 1/4 cup Buckwheat flour 1/4 cup finely desiccated coconut 1 teaspoon soda bicarbonate 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon ginger powder a pinch of sea salt 1 egg (you can use 1 tablespoon flax seed powder instead) 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2…

Recipe: Gulab Jamun Pie

For me Diwali has always been super special. As a kid two things were always my favourite, crackers and sweets. I remember going to all my neighbours, greet them Happy Diwali and then attack on the food. My only problem used to be that almost all the the households used to have the similar kind…

Virgin Mojitos For A Cool Diwali

  Diwali is round the corner and it is one of my favourite festivals of all times. For me Diwali is just more festive than the other Indian festivals. All the diyas and rangolis and new clothes are full of vibrance and are peppy. Of course, not to forget the mouth-watering foods those are an…

Vegetable Biryani

What do you do when you are home alone on a weekend with no plans? You scavenge through the kitchen and gather all the ingredients you can and make a biryani out of it! So, that is exactly what I did today and here’s my recipe for the same. Ingredients: 2 cups biryani rice 1/2…

The 9 days Navratri detox

The festival season has begun, and while some of us have already started gorging on those delicious mithais and savouries, a lot of us are observing 9 days of fasting during Navratri. At my place my family fasts for all the 9 days more out of the need to detoxify than a religious reason and it…

Romancing the baingan!

Yesterday after a long time I visited the local vegetable vendor and bought fresh vegetables in plenty. Amongst my colourful and fresh buy were a kilo of baby brinjals (Eggplant/baingan, if you may), which at first I didn’t have a heart to cook as they looked oh, so adorable! But then a girl must do, what…