Sunflower shoots spread – Vegan | Gluten-free | Raw

I made this delicious spread nearly two-three months back. Yes, the pictures are that old too. I had been to Godrej Nature’s Basket’s new outlet at Ghatkopar once, and you know how they stock the best things when the outlet is recent. I found a pretty box of fresh microgreens in the herb section and read more


Thai Red Curry with homemade curry paste – Vegan

I am coming up with two posts this fortnight.  It is not a comeback but I am happy to step into my ‘blogger’ shoes after a long break.  Thank you for asking after me.  Your messages, comments and mails always make me smile.  I am afraid I am not able to moonlight as ‘Sunshinemom’ as read more


Vegan strawberry and sherry vinegar ice cream

We are still getting gorgeous strawberries half-way through March.  Of course, we are making the most of it.  I love  strawberries and had a plan in place last week.  On Sunday morning Mr.P expressed thick coconut cream and coconut milk.  I had purchased two boxes of beautiful, red, plump strawberries the evening before. For inducing read more


Malaysian Satay Peanut Sauce and Tofu Satay

We have this restaurant in Thane that goes by the rather unsavoury name ‘Flavours of spices”.  I am not sure why it has been renamed so, considering that it was once known by a mystical, inspiring name – Peter Wang.  Regardless of the name the restaurant serves the best sauces.  Their sizzler sauce and satay read more


How to roast peanuts in oven – Kitchen basics

Why such a basic post? This is how the peanuts turn out when roasted!  No brown specks.  Golden all over. Indian cooking mostly involves stove, unless one grew up in villages that had a ‘sanjha chulha’ or common tandoor.  Even that was restricted to certain Northern regions.  My mum nor my aunts owned an oven. read more