Vaal Dahl (hyacinth bean, lima beans, Fava beans) in Instant Pot

The split val beans make a nice curry which is rich in protein.  Val ni dall has a slightly stronger lentil taste than mung dall.  Another quick dish made in the Instant Pot (IP).  The  Instant  Pot Read More …

Vegan Tempeh Sandwiches and Toasties

Doing Veganuary 2020 is introducing me to new ingredients. Tempeh is one of them. Being a food blogger – I had heard of tempeh but never cooked with it. It was my son who introduced Read More …

Vegan Wellington for Christmas

I used to make this vegetable and nut wellington for Christmas but now the family is slowly adopting a vegan lifestyle.  In fact the number of people who are embracing the vegan lifestyle or opting Read More …

Setting up Cookery workshops & Cookery Experiences

My blog followers will know that since 2014, I have been teaching Indian Vegetarian and vegan Cookery to adults in local colleges as well as one to one classes with clients in their homes and Read More …

Sweet Potato and Green Bean Curry in a coconut sauce

Recently our offices moved to a new venue and we learnt that the building has been used in one of Harry Potter’s movies.   The inside of the building is not open to public  but you Read More …

Veganuary – More than just a trend: the rise of veganism

In recent years, the word ‘vegan’ has skyrocketed from a relatively rare dietary choice to a popular lifestyle choice for many. And no wonder — the vegan diet has claims ranging from sheer health benefits Read More …

Veganuary Journey – Bhel Boats using Soft Tacos

I bought these vegan soft tacos to serve chili in but ended up using them to make a quick concoction of my version of bhel.   Well most of my  Gujarati friends will make bhel out of Read More …

Tortilla Soup or Cheats recipe for Dall Dhokli

Ever since I  got the Instant Pot, I have been cooking more lentils and beans as they are so easy and quick to cook in the IP.  The  Instant  Pot(IP) is a pressure cooker but can Read More …