Try this Palakkad style Raw Papaya Kootu or Molagootal, which is a mix of cooked raw papayas and tur dal. A freshly ground spice paste adds much flavour to the dish. As I had a… [Continue Reading]
Recipe for Bendekai Gojju, a Karnataka style Okra Curry made using seasonal fresh okra If there’s one vegetable that flourishes in these daring-to-melt-you hot summers, it is okra (Lady’s finger / Bhindi / Bendekai… [Continue Reading]
This recipe for a beet and mango salad is not just a visual feast with its contrasting colours, but also a treat for the tastebuds. I’m back home after nearly a month of being out… [Continue Reading]
These Blueberry Vanilla Yogurt Muffins made with the addition of blueberry and vanilla yogurt are deliciously fruity muffins that you can make even if you don’t have blueberries on hand. Muffins are a beginner baker’s… [Continue Reading]
How to make a frothy iced coffee with instant coffee granules – No equipment required I’d forgotten how hot and humid Mumbai summers could be. The humidity sticks to your skin like a clingy love, the… [Continue Reading]
Recipe for a soothing turmeric iced tea infused with green cardamom and a squeeze of lemon, a zero calorie drink for hot summer afternoons Even for someone who cannot start my day without a mug of… [Continue Reading]
Mango Basil Grilled Cheese Sandwich – a sandwich with the unusual flavour combination of sweet ripe mangoes, fresh Italian basil, Mother Dairy cheese and a hot sauce to give it that kick! Mumbai people have had… [Continue Reading]
If you love citrus flavours, these easy orange pancakes with thyme, sweetened with pure maple syrup will be your new favourite. No added sugar and made with mostly whole wheat flour, my son and me have… [Continue Reading]
Looking for an unusual hummus flavour that you’ve never made or tasted before? This Turmeric Hummus with Green Mango is just the one for you. Hummus is a universal favourite – it is vegan, it… [Continue Reading]
Cold red rice salad with green and ripe mangoes, coconut, spinach and a spicy dressing ￼ is the perfect balance of flavours and textures. Impressive enough for a dinner party & simple enough for an everyday meal!
How to make a Virgin Mojito – Basil & Cucumber Mojito ￼
This summer, make mojitos your friend. The unspiked version is superbly refreshing and basil and cucumber make it a unique tasting one!
Summer Melon Salad: Sliced Watermelon, cantaloupe, fresh mint and crushed chilli-salt come together in this vibrant and fresh salad. Try it once and I assure you that you’ll be eating it all summer.