Aam Doi Breakfast Parfait A breakfast parfait is a breakfast in a glass that brings together yogurt, fruit and muesli. Perfect, right? Well, that what it means in French – parfait=perfect. Typically a frozen dessert made using eggs, cream and sugar syrup, dating back to 1894, this breakfast parfait
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If most international diet guidelines leave you scratching your head and wondering where your dal, roti, sabzi and mithai fit in, use this guide to ensure that you’re filling your plate with the best possible foods. Know your carbs If there is something an average Indian meal is abundant in, it is
When I was a kid, my favourite fruit was Nagpur oranges. When in season, my grandfather would buy them by the dozens and I could just eat them non-stop. While my 6 year old loves oranges, his current favourite fruit is…wait for it…blueberries! Crazy right? I stock up on the frozen variety, so he
This Grilled Paneer Salad with fresh spinach and seasonal mangoes is not just a stunning dish, but also perfect as a large center-piece salad for a dinner party or a barbecue party.
Before the mango season says its final goodbyes for 2015, I want want want you to try this Gujarati Kadhi called Fajeto. I’m a big fan of Guju food (and I don’t mean the Rajdhani type thaalis). Basic homemade dal-bhaath-shaak-rotli, like they call it, meaning dal-rice-veggies-roti, is such a delight to the tastebuds. I love the mild sweetness in the dishes that comes from adding some sugar or jaggery, in the cuisine from some parts of Gujarat. It is said that it is used to balance the slight bitter taste from the hard water in these parts
I had written about a green smoothie on my blog in March. Why another one? Because green smoothies are in, and you can never have enough of them. It makes the perfect 2 minute breakfast, starting your day with the high of protein, fiber and healthy goodness. After a night of binge eating (or drinki
Indian sweetened yogurt called Mishti Doi plays the lead role in this Banoffee Pie made easy. A surefire treat for Banoffee fans.
David Rocco’s Dolce India (Photo used with permission from Rockhead Entertainment) After a year of binge-watching food and cooking shows in the US, my only regret in returning to India was how much I would miss watching them. For someone who loves food, loves to cook, and loves to experiment with
As summer comes to a close, there’s the frantic rush to get as much as we can from the mango season. Eat them fresh, freeze them, prepare our favourite dishes, in short, just make the most of them. Mango Lassi is probably the most sold item in most Indian restaurants abroad. The sweet refreshing tas