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How To Cook Quinoa
How To Cook Quinoa

  I have been buying quinoa and quinoa flakes for a while now. Sadly, the packets die a slow death in the pantry. Honestly, I can't tell you why I am so apprehensive to cook it. Maybe my fussy offsprings are to blame. But I still buy quinoa, like clockwork. Maybe...

Quinoa And Pea Spice Croquettes
Quinoa And Pea Spice Croquettes

  Patties, cutlets, croquettes - no matter what they are called are always delicious bite-sized appetizers that you just can't resist when served. Drawing inspiration from Indian street food flavours, this gorgeous little croquette is vegetarian goodness amped...

Bombay Sandwich
Bombay Sandwich

  Growing up in Bombay (now known as Mumbai - a Western coastal city of India), one of the more popular street foods was Bombay Sandwich. Layers of fresh veggies and steamed potatoes slathered with all kinds of tangy, spicy and sweet chutneys and condiments....

Amaranth Coffee And Walnut Cake
Amaranth Coffee And Walnut Cake

  Coffee and walnut cake used to be our staple birthday cake when Nick and I were dating. Every year. Till we had kids. Somewhere along the way we lost big pockets of time to bake each other cakes. Then the kids got older and the way we eat changed. Call it peer...

Garlic And Thyme Quinoa Patties
Garlic And Thyme Quinoa Patties

Cooking quinoa is one of the easiest, most rewarding exercise you can indulge in your kitchen. It practically cooks itself and freezes well. Not to mention, it is healthy hip and really tasty. When I cooked a big pot of quinoa earlier this week from Heidi's Super...

Wholemeal Spaghetti Salad With Garlic Almond And Herb Crumbs
Wholemeal Spaghetti Salad With Garlic Almond And Herb Crumbs

Spaghetti cooked al dente and tossed in a buttery pangrattato of garlic, lemon zest, almonds and sage; is what all summer pasta meals should be all about. Dotted with juicy cherry tomatoes, olives, fresh basil and a sprinkling of parmesan; this garlicky-lemony...

The Valentine Smoothie And Healthy Smoothie 101
The Valentine Smoothie And Healthy Smoothie 101

  I have an addiction. I feed it at eight o'clock every morning. Long before I feed it, I am thinking about it. Wondering how it will make me feel. Today, I fed it as usual.    My addiction.    It made me feel voracious and larger than life....

Quinoa Muffins And Six Years Of Blogging
Quinoa Muffins And Six Years Of Blogging

  When you do something for a very long time, it becomes a way of life. It integrates into your being and becomes one with you. Then it is no longer a thing. It is you. I started food blogging six years ago and today food blogging is me.   It is a milestone....

Broccolini And Incaberry Salad
Broccolini And Incaberry Salad

2013 is here. Just like that. And I am completely excited to embark on another year of writing about food and weaving words to bring you my stories. I am eager to experiment, explore and evolve. For the past few months, I have been deeply affected by the lyrics of a...

Charred Broccoli Mexican Salad
Charred Broccoli Mexican Salad

  It is nice to be able to look at your new year's resolution when half the year has passed you by and realize that you are still sticking with it. At the start of the year, I made a promise to myself - to sit down and eat a nourishing meal either from leftovers...

Zucchini Coconut Lunchbox Bread
Zucchini Coconut Lunchbox Bread

  Let me start today by thanking you all. Yesterday I was absolutely gobsmacked to discover that I was one of the five finalists for the Best Australian Blogs 2013 in the Lifestyle category. For all those of you who took the time out to head on over there and...

DIY Festive Couscous Mix
DIY Festive Couscous Mix

When the silly season hits, it is very easy to forget savoury food in light of all the delightful sweet treats on offer everywhere. But come Christmas day, a bowl of something simple and savoury is all that I crave. I am most definitely a savoury person.  ...