Travel & Vegan Food Adventures in Malaysia (Part II – Langkawi)

Hi ! πŸ™‚ This blog post is in continuation of –Β https://theveganbirdie.wordpress.com/2018/06/14/travel-vegan-food-adventures-in-malaysia-part-i-kuala-lumpur/ The Second half of Malaysia trip was spent on the Beautiful Islands of Langkawi. We flew down in an early morning Air Asia flight. Langkawi airport had nothing to eat , thankfully we had booked our meals in the flight itself. While travelling around…

Vegan Rose & Pistachio Kulfi

  Summers are here in full swing.. the heat and humidity making us crave for foods and drinks that keep us cool , prepared to face the rising temperatures. Liquids are more and more important to stay hydrated this season. Thankfully in Bangalore you can step out and easily find a coconut water stall/sugar cane…

Tahini Spiced Cookies

Hey Friends !! πŸ™‚ I am really excited about sharing this recipe. Because the result was a superhit ! This is an Oil free, Gluten Free & Vegan recipe. I had been on the lookout for some healthy crunchy snack when my friend suggested I try these cookies made with Tahini (butter made from roasted…

Chocolate Strawberry Hearts

Hiya Folks ! This post is coming a tad bit late as this was a special I made on Valentine’s Day πŸ™‚ . Nearby stores aren’t selling any vegan chocolate brands since a few weeks now ! This really made me crave chocolate more and more πŸ˜› . I had this imagination of a heart…

Hearty Minestrone Soup

  Hey Guys ! Bangalore weather has been changing and yesterday we welcomed a surprise shower! It made the weather so pleasant.. It was a beautiful night.. cool moist air.. a much needed break from the harsh drying winters of last few months. Soups are a perfect meal for cold winter nights. It was time…

Gluten Free Ginger Cookies

Hello Friends ! December is here and as the temperature drops there is a growing urge to eat warming and spicy things. Why not bake some cookies with ginger πŸ™‚ !   Its been a rewarding month so far , a mellow birthday last week spent with close family followed by a Vegan baking workshop…

Millet and Soppu Salad

Hello πŸ™‚ I’ve been increasing Green leafy veges in my diet since a year. Leafy veges are called Soppu in Bangalore. In Bangalore I’ve heard of so many different varieties of Soppu’s or greens. I am yet to try all of them. I am experimenting with different soppu’s each week πŸ™‚ . They are all…

Vegan Frittata with Mushrooms and Peppers

Good Morning Folks !! Wishing you a bright Sunday Morning πŸ™‚ This is a perfect post for a Sunday as it is a perfect vegan substitute for an omelette. Its a Vegan Frittata, a mushy vege filled vegan omelette which tastes shockingly like an egg omelette and that to without all the eggy smell πŸ˜€…

Punjabi Sooji Halwa

Sooji Halwa is a quintessential part of a Punjabi food spread πŸ™‚ .. I had it all the time while growing up. At times it was like a quick fix dessert, also made as aΒ prasad(prasadam) during house pooja and family functions, considered healing and energy boosting food during sickness and not to forget the yummy…

Almond Ginger Cookie

I am back with this recipe for Vegan Gluten free and sugar free Almond Ginger Cookie ! πŸ™‚ Yeah I have been digging into healthy food off late. Trying to reduce gluten , sugar and refined foods in my diet. So far its made some difference but increased the time I’ve to spend in kitchen…