The one flavor that most Indian snacks, street foods, roasted and fried food and salads rely on for their instant zing and the perk is the Chaat Masala. This particular mix of spice is an unique blend of spicy, salty and tart flavors and is usually added to the food after cooking and right [...]
The pear trees by our home have bloomed almost overnight – the indisputable sign of spring in February! While I do feel, we are completely cheated out of winter this year, I cannot but grin ear to ear to see the tender sprouted leaves and the pink and white blooms. [...]
When we moved here from India, I was very surprised as well as shocked to find jars of ginger garlic paste on the shelves of the stores. Making fresh pastes at home is something so basic and such an everyday kind of thing, that it was almost an incomprehensible concept for [...]
Hummus is one of my kitchen essentials; something which I cannot do without.
Spices, apples and cranberries are the quintessential elements of autumn and the holidays. They are as much a part of the season as the hues of the leaves and the chilling weather; encompassing the colors, fragrance and the warmth. I have brought them together in one little jar and it is here to stay [...]