Quinoa Black Bean Stuffed Acorn Squash

Quinoa Black Bean Stuffed Acorn Squash

  A couple of weeks back, I bought small acorn squash to recreate a recipe from one of my favorite restaurants for stuffed squash.  I have eaten the dish so many times that I felt it was only proper to make a cheat recipe. Then, as luck would have it, the influenza struck and took me […]

Turmeric Milk - Haldi Doodh

Turmeric Milk – Haldi Doodh

“My dear doctor, I’m surprised to hear you say that I am coughing very badly, because I have been practicing all night.” John Philpot Curran It’s the season for flu and while the world was celebrating Christmas and New year’s eve, we were huddled up in blankets watching Harry Potter movies one after the other […]

Herbed Labneh

Herbed Labneh

What the world knows as Labneh, I grew up knowing as Chakka which, simply put was strained yogurt cheese. It used to be a really nice treat in my school lunch box, smothered between two flatbreads with a pinch of salt and spice. The tangy, refreshing taste of the cheese with the hot smoky spices […]

Pepperkoek - The Dutch Spiced Cake #Daring Bakers

Pepperkoek – The Dutch Spiced Cake #Daring Bakers

For the month of December, Andrea from 4pure took us on a trip to the Netherlands. She challenged us to take our taste buds on a joyride through the land of sugar and spice by baking three different types of Dutch sweet bread. Out of the three sweet breads she suggested, I picked the pepperkoek […]

Sarson Ka Saag #Meatless Monday

Sarson Ka Saag #Meatless Monday

Sarson Ka Saag – Mustard Greens in Punjabi style is a winter time, huddle around the fireplace and eat sort of dish. Fresh from the farm Sarson Ka saag ( mustard greens) paired with Palak ( spinach) and Bathua ( chenopodium ) are slow cooked to a creamy consistency and served with freshly churned butter […]

Stained Glass Cookies

Stained Glass Cookies

  These stained glass cookies are Christmas Tree ornaments and cookies all in one. For kids it’s a cookie and candy all in one! For the Baker, these look like art and yet are simple to make. And when they are hung on the tree, the light penetrating through them looks magical. Hence, this was […]