Rich Cherry Tomato Pasta

Spaghetti in a cherry Tomato Sauce

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Beetroot Hummus

As a new Vegan we are often concerned about replacements. Equivalent replacements for taste and for health. And it is good to have these questions and seek the answers. Making diet changes without understanding the impact of it is not a very smart decision as per me! Especially if you are conditioned to a certain…

Sweet and Spicy Pineapple Gravy

Last year I attended a few south Indian weddings where I tasted this yummy pineapple gravy which is actually a savory dish! Sweet, Sour and Spicy – a burst of flavors in your mouth. Since then I had this craving to make it at home and I didΒ make it multiple times! Whats amazing is many…

Valentine’s day Vegan Heart Pudding

Hello Readers πŸ™‚ It is Valentine’s day so vegan birdie decided to sing a love song for you all πŸ˜€ Although I do not distinguish this day in a special way in my personal life but no harm getting a little mushy once in a while surrounded by some pink hearts πŸ˜‰ Just happy to…

Vegan Creamy Mushroom and Asparagus Soup

The soup saga continues πŸ™‚ I love the idea of turning vegetables into soup! Mushroom soup has been on my mind since sometime. But addition of asparagus was a last minute call. The result was beautiful.. the soup without the use of any sort of Milk was creamy as a dream. It tastes very delicate….

Kohlrabi Fritters

Hello Readers ! Welcome to the last post for this year !! πŸ™‚ 2016 was the fastest year I have seen. A very eventful & fruitful year. It was also a year of discovery for me :). For those who don’t know me personally, I had quit my job as an IT professional more than…

Coconut and Fig Ice Cream

The cold and chill has not deterred me from digging into ice creams this season. :-D.. Infact I think I’ve been eating them more than I did in the summer! This was an interesting combination I tried. I usually eat figs in my smoothies or directly but this is the first time I tried it…

Leek and Potato Soup

Winter has come !! Its time for soups πŸ™‚ Aren’t Soups the best food during winter. Something so satisfying and cozy about a hot bowl of this liquid. Warms up your body, light on your tummy and can surely be made healthy. πŸ™‚ I had always wondered how to use leeks in cooking. They aren’t…

Vegan Sponge Cake

Hi Readers πŸ™‚ This month I finished a year of being vegan. πŸ™‚ Once you go vegan you start looking for plant based replacement in your day to day dishes. Doing so in the past one year I have learnt so much about food in general :). Excited to keep learning new stuff in this…

Macaroni in Red Pepper and walnut sauce

Back with another recipe with Red Bell Peppers !! πŸ™‚ This was a dish waiting to be made since long. Hero of the dish is the Sauce. Got hold of some fresh organic Red bell peppers recently and made the sauce for this pasta. Roasted bell peppers and toasted nuts make a deliciousΒ sauce. Starting with…

Warm Couscous and Veggie Salad

Hola !! I am back with a new recipe :). This time its a quick to make warm Couscous salad with Veggies.Β I am so excited to share this recipe that I am typing this as I eat it :D. Very unlike me !   Couscous / Dalia both have origin in Wheat but are from…

Pumpkin & Coconut Soup

Pumpkin is ONE of my favorite vegetables :).. (and beans too !). Its not something I grew up eating much, but when I was exposed to it I fell in love with it. I usually cook Pumpkin in Indian style with Tadka (Tempering) of curry leaves, mustard seeds and dress it with grated coconut and…