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Roasted Broccoli And Coconut Salad With Turmeric Dressing
Roasted Broccoli And Coconut Salad With Turmeric Dressing

Do you remember the time as a kid when the most exciting part of your day was if your mum or dad allowed you to place a pillow on your chair and sit on it at the dinner table, instantly making you heaps taller (and unconquerable)? How special were simple days like...

Bombay Potatoes
Bombay Potatoes

Anyone who grew up in Bombay (India) will tell you that these quick spice tossed crispy cooked potatoes were India's answer to the British Raj's Fish and Chips, minus the Fish of course. A staple in every home, these potatoes grace restaurant menus, tiny eateries,...

Super Green Falafel With Turmeric Tahini Sauce
Super Green Falafel With Turmeric Tahini Sauce

I have been baking falafels for a very long time. But every time I have a "real" falafel at a Middle Eastern eatery, you know the authentic fried version, I am overcome with an urge to try it at home. Frying is a fine art, just like baking. There are a lot of...

Four Naturally Delicious Yoghurt Wellness Face Masks
Four Naturally Delicious Yoghurt Wellness Face Masks

Dahi is a ritual in most Indian families. For those who are not familiar with the term, it is Indian yoghurt. It differs from the sharper tangier Greek yoghurt by being creamy and mild. Even in the Indian sub continent the taste of Dahi differs from the west coast to...

Turmeric Mushroom Salad With Beetroot And Sweet Potato
Turmeric Mushroom Salad With Beetroot And Sweet Potato

  Ayurveda and the importance of food as medicine. One of the most constant piece of advice I was given by my mum during my growing years was the importance of healing my body from the inside by harnessing the natural power of food. She knew exactly what food to...

Turmeric Roasted Cashews With Chia
Turmeric Roasted Cashews With Chia

  When the wind picks up and batters the trees that seem to swallow our little home, the leaves cascade on our roof by the cart load. With more wind, most of them blow away but the ones that block the gutters are the ones that let the water into the roof when the...

Rustic Lamb And Coconut Curry
Rustic Lamb And Coconut Curry

  A curry made from scratch is not only deeply satisfying, it is also incredibly tasty. The beauty of spice pairing while cooking a curry is that you often don't have to do a thing other than toss everything in a big pot and simmer until it smells like you just...

Mango Berry And Turmeric Smoothie
Mango Berry And Turmeric Smoothie

If you have been following my cookbook writing journey for the past month or so, you would already know that I fell terribly sick in the thick of it all. Right in the middle of shooting close to 8 recipes a day with every imaginable food ingredient cluttering every...

Spicy Potato Curry
Spicy Potato Curry

  The cuisine in India is as diverse as it's people. Potato curry is the Indian equivalent of a burger. It is cheap as chips, not really served in restaurants and more prevalent in little eating shacks in small streets served with puris (puffed Indian fried...

Fragrant Malaysian Curry Paste
Fragrant Malaysian Curry Paste

Last month I was approached to be a part of the Malaysian Kitchen Blogger's Summit in August 2011. Staying true to my promise of exploring more culinary shores and experiencing things I would have otherwise never experienced, I jumped at the chance. Malaysia Kitchen...

Traditional Rawa Khaman Dhokla - Steamed Savoury Indian Lentil Cake
Traditional Rawa Khaman Dhokla - Steamed Savoury Indian Lentil Cake

If you have grown up in Mumbai, then you will remember the big fluffy yellow khaman dhoklas that were a staple in most street food takeaway places in the city in all its various suburbs. Khaman Dhokla is a steamed  savoury lentil cake topped with fresh coriander...