Who says pesto is only meant for pastas. They yummy basil pesto can now double as a sandwich spread or a dip for your chips and pita bread. Pesto, originated in Italy and the word simply means ‘pound’; the ingredients are typically pounded in a mortar and pestle thus giving […]
This soup is so tasty that you will forget it is medicinal. Loaded with the goodness of zucchini and spinach, this soup makes for a good meal accompaniment. Tips: If you are using stock, reduce the amount of salt as the stock may already contain some amount of salt in […]
The first time I heard about it was on this TV show Chuck’s Day Off on TLC. From the very mention of it, tzatziki caught my fancy – I can’t really say if it the fascinating name, the simplicity of its preparation or its amazing taste. But it truly did […]
This salad comes as a variation of the Greek Salad. Unlike the Greek salad, which has crunchy vegetables, the Mediterranean salad comes with a couple of cooked vegetables and has garlic. Tips: This makes a lovely salad to eat with pita bread or pita chips. If garlic or chilli flakes […]
Chickpeas Salad If you are looking for a salad that is crunchy, tasty and keep your tummy feeling full for longer then this your pick. Loaded with chickpeas and an assortment of vegetables, this salad will soon become a regular feature in your meal. Tips: If you find the process […]
Here is an interesting take on the very comforting hot chocolate. Complete with the mood-uplifting chocolate, calming cinnamon and spicy cayenne pepper for that little kick – this will sure become the drink for those cold, cozy nights. Tips: I have used 2% fat milk, you could use whole milk, […]
Poha is one of my favourite foods. I include poha in my meals at least once a week in form or the other. The best thing about poha is that it makes for an anytime snack/ meal. This is a quick version of the poha chivda; and the best part […]
This curry comes with the goodness of the freshly roast and ground spices, coconut milk and mildly sweet pumpkins.
Tips: You could add other dry spices that you like to enhance the flavour. You could also blend the soup with a tablespoon of chopped coriander for a fresh taste. Replace onions with celery or leeks for an interesting flavour.
This lovely dessert is my maiden attempt at baking. A big thanks to my sister, who is an amazing baker, for all the motivation to get me baking. A combination of sweet strawberries and sour granny smith apples teamed with flour, oats and sugar gives this soft and crumbly piece […]
Cous Cous, a North African staple, is often mistaken for a grain. Surprise surprise, this grainy looking ingredient is a pasta variety. Just like some of the small pasta varieties, cous cous makes for a great addition in salads. Ingredients: Whole wheat cous cous – 1 cup (cooked according to […]
This is a tasty soup combining three very nutritious veggies. Rich in iron, folate, Vitamin A, Vitamin D, minerals, this soup is a great way to include greens in your diet. This fortified soup is ideal for weight watchers and those looking to make a healthy addition to their diet. […]