Roasted Cherry Tomatoes & Basil

Hope you all are having a good week so far, here is a mid-week pick-me-up if you need one! My week has been busy at work as usual with a long weekend approaching we have a road trip to lovely – Cornwall planned with friends that I’m really looking forward to! Here is a simple…

Zoodles in Avocado Sauce

Zoodles anyone?? I know there are lots of people trying this recipe out at the moment and I wanted to give it a go too… I think it looks interesting… what do you think??  Let me know your thoughts I was at the Brighton Foodies Fest a few weeks ago and purchased a vegetable peeler…

Alchemy 2016 – Southbank Centre

Festival time! It’s the seventh year of Alchemy at Southbank Centre in London, so I just had to catch all the excitement and fun!! In 2016, the seventh Alchemy brings artists, performers and contributors from around the world together to collaborate, in order to showcase the best of dance, music, theatre, design, fashion, comedy and literature from…

The King of Mangoes

Yes, not done with mangoes yet! Why should we be? The markets are full of mangoes from different parts of the world – Indian Mangoes remain my favorite – this is not me being biased, I promise! mangoes from the Dominican Republic are next on my list If you have not tried Indian mangoes yet, I suggest trying…

The Liebster Award

Here it is finally, the post all of us are waiting for!!! Firstly, a big thank you to lovely fellow blogger from Neat Habitat for thinking of me and for this nomination! Thank you very much, I truly appreciate it. There are some great pictures & posts that truly inspire you on Neat Habitat, so…

Coriander & Mint Rice 

Need a midweek pick me up? How about this one pot dish? Well, we can all use some inspiration on Wednesdays as it tends to be the time when the working week has taken over and we may lack some ideas and energy in the kitchen I like one pot dishes – less washing up…

Spicy Aubergine & Coconut Curry

Love coconut curries? Here’s another to add to your list of curry recipes! Aubergine or Brinjal as we call them, can be quick to cook and something I reach out to for a quick no-fuss dinner during the week, you can stuff them, roast them or put them in a curry – they can be versatile During the week…

Mint & Watermelon Coolers

It’s 35 deg. C. in Bangalore, India today, hot and dry! If you are feeling the heat where you are, try these ruby-red beauties to cool you down! I spoke to my mother,  Ma as I call her, this morning to wish her for Mother’s Day, she mentioned how hot it was, instantly I wished…

Mango & Oat Smoothie

Mangoes are finally here!!! Yes, it’s that time of the year, time for a mango recipe My cousin visited us from India with his family, I was very happy to have them over and we ensured that we showed them a good time He brought along the best gift possible in the whole world! Some…

Simple Garlic & Shiitake Rice Noodles

In the mood for some oriental food?? Last night, tired from a long day at work, we were in the mood for something interesting for dinner Although we had some leftovers from lunch we weren’t too keen on having the same food again and decided to rustle up a stir fry with rice noodles instead The…

Almond & Spices Stuffed Okra

How many ways to cook Okra? This was the question on my mind today, I had some fresh Okra in the fridge that was begging me to make something exciting with it! It had been lying in the fridge for a week now while I was busy procrastinating. I usually feel bad when I waste food…

Breakfast Smoothie

Love smoothies!? Why not? Its quick, simple, fulfilling and not to mention nutritionally dense Most smoothies take only a few minutes to blend, this one requires some overnight soaking and is packed with good calories so its ideal for a grand start to your day 🙂 We have this smoothie every other day for breakfast before we rush out…