Apple Tart

Hope that everyone had a lovely Christmas and New Year.  This year we celebrated our first Diwali and Christmas without my husband.  As a family, we still wanted to continue the tradition of celebrating these Read More …

Potato Salad

Who doesn’t love the potato salad served as a side at home or in restaurants?    We all tend to have huge helpings at the eat as much as you like buffets!!  However, a lot Read More …

Fun Vegetarian Snack Ideas

If you are planning a gaming night, why not select from the following six snacks to complete the fun? Some recipes require baking or chilling, but the rest are easy to prepare in minutes. There Read More …

Mango and Coriander Dip with a Hint of Chili

On the days Hindus fast, there is a list of foods that they are “allowed” to eat. The list – often referred to as farali (or farari) food – includes all the fruits and nuts, Read More …

ZENB Veggie Bites and Veggie Sticks and My Impulse Vegan Salad

For the last couple of years, we have been doing Veganuary and, in my case, I eat mostly vegan the majority of the time – except that sometimes when I am busy and get hungry, I Read More …

Classic Apple Crumble

Lately, I have been shopping online for groceries and often find that I don’t often get the best fruits choices. Lately, the apples we got weren’t tasty and we ended up with lots of apples Read More …

Banana Raita (Kele ka raita)

Our meals are never complete if we do not have raita, pickles or papads as  our side dishes. Raita’s get made with whatever is in my fridge -but the most popular is gujarati banana raita Read More …

Spicy Couscous with Fruit, Veg and Kidney beans

Looking for a simple and quick lunch idea? Try couscous with chickpeas, with black eyes peas and now kidney beans.  I usually use  Kidney beans to make a curry so this is a nice change.  Read More …

Farari Sambharo ( Stir fry sweet potatoes and chilies)

On the days Hindus fast, there is a list of foods that they are “allowed” to eat. The list – often referred to as farali food – includes all the fruits and nuts, milk and Read More …