Hummus with shinshu miso and microgreens

After lot of thought and procrastination I finally decided that I should make a choice between work and joy. Joy won. During the past few years I felt lethargy creeping in every Monday and relief flowing in on Fridays. I’d look forward to weekends to indulge in cooking, photography and sharing things in this space, read more


Cocoa hazelnut spread (Vegan homemade nutella)

Do you remember those lovely ghugras from my previous post?  Here is another gem where that came from! I was on a short vacation to Bangalore.  My parents had moved homes, so we were helping mom sort books and other things. We had simple, home cooked meals while I was at home, and most of read more


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


Meeting Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, and Roasted bell peppers and potato thogayal

I, like many of my peers, watched Mr. Kapoor on Zee TV’s ‘Khana Khazana’, a cookery program, and grew fond of cooking for reasons other than nourishment.  Sanjeev Kapoor revolutionized the way we saw ‘chefs’ and food.  His constant reminder, ‘aap khudh bhi banaaein, aur doosron ko bhi khilayein’ (please cook, eat and share with read more