Recipe: Pesto And Nut Butters

Recipe for Pesto: This is a simple and delicious pesto with a grainy nutty crunch and the cheesy taste from the nutritional yeast.  2 cups fresh basil 2 cups fresh baby spinach 1 cup almonds Juice of 2 lemons 1/2 cup olive oil 2 cloves garlic 1 tbsp nutritional yeast (optional) sea salt and pepper…

The Romance Of Cooking

I recall during my dating years with my husband,I almost judged him for his obsession for food.I never thought I could organise dinners and cook huge meals – from where will I get the time for that? It’s been three years since my marriage and among other things – it has been a culinary rollercoaster,…

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…

Head to Shabri In Pune For A Delicious Maharashtrian Thali

My love affair with Shabri started at the age of three. Living in Pune at the time, Shabri, a restaurant offering typical Maharashtrian fare, was a favourite with my parents and naturally, soon became a favourite with me. My earliest memories of food are inextricably linked with our frequent meals at Shabri. I distinctly remember…

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…