Bell Pepper, Olive and Rosemary Focaccia

Focaccia is an Italian flatbread and makes the best open toasts and deconstructed burgers. I love Focaccia for its sheer texture and versatility. You could make the classic stripped down version with just olive oil and salt. But If you love veggies in every place like I do, then I am sure you would be…

Gujarati Dhokla

Can I confess that I love Dhokla? It is such a great breakfast and snack option. It’s filling and so moreish. I like to make it when I am having guests over, on a weekend or anytime it pleases me as it’s so simple and easy to make. Love the soft spongy dhokla along with…

Veg Hakka Noodles

I love Veg Hakka Noodles. They are so handy and can be had out of little boxes on the go and also serve as your main course at the same time. They always come in handy when I am struggling with what to make. I made a simple version with little oil and lots of…

Donuts Two Ways – Chocolate Ganache/Cinnamon

Absolutely love those hot donuts! The crispy hot donuts with super chocolaty or cinnamon-y coatings make me happy. Sharing these donuts two-way last weekend but was lazy to write the recipes. Finally, got to write these eggless donut recipes and share these today. Here are the 2 versions: Chocolate ganache Cinnamon sugar PREPARATION TIME: 1.5…

Mezze Platter

I love Lebanese food. Mezze food platters are my all-time go-to dish for when friends come over and there is heaps of food that I want to serve. I love the contrast of the fried falafels with the bland pita bread, tangy and creamy hummus and the super fresh tzatziki dip. Here’s what I made…

Khatta White Dhokla with Peanut Chutney

I have fond memories of my mum making perfectly soft white khatta dhokla with peanut chutney. This is a Gujarati dish made from fermented rice and lentil batter and is usually had for breakfast or evening snack. Since dhoklas are steamed, they are low in fat and a healthy snack option. PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes…

Mix Sauce Veggie Pasta

Everyone’s in my house is always decided on whether it’s a creamy white sauce pasta they want or a tangy red sauce pasta. And this divided house has led to the invention of the – Mix Sauce or the pink sauce pasta. Necessity is the mother of all inventions, eh!  Though it might sound a…

Tomato, Orange and Peach Quinoa Salad

Quinoa is a great South American fiber food and can be made in so many ways that it’s exciting each time you make it. I alternate between veggies, fruits and proteins or a combination of the three each time which gives me a feeling of innovating each time I am cooking Quinoa. PREPARATION TIME: 15…

Fresh veggie and Feta Greek Salad

I love a fresh Greek salad more than anything! It’s a no-fuss-super-healthy salad which balances all the grease and junk you have gorged on in a week and makes for a super quick fulsome meal. I can eat this salad without the need of any protein and can also have this accompany any great pasta…

Gnocchi with burnt butter sauce

Gnocchi is such a warm recipe and makes for a great dinner. It’s that perfect comfort food that can lift your spirits on a not-so-bright day. This is one of the easiest pasta to make at home and can be had with any sauce or veggie. You can roll the dough and make gnocchi and…