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 …

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 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 …

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 …

Mung Dall and Basmati Rice in Instant Pot

Ever since I bought the Instant Pot (IP),I have had to change my style of cooking and am always learning new things about the IP.   The Instant Pot(IP) is a pressure cooker but can also Read More …

Avocado paratha (Avacoda Indian bread)

After looking at my friend Daksha’s beetroot thepla recipe, I got the idea of making these avocado parathas/theplas.  I had a ripe one in my fridge and didn’t want to waste it.  The thepla/parathas turned Read More …

Planning your meals

So how many of you have these questions in your mind when you get home or you get asked them by your family:  What shall I make for dinner?  What’s for dinner?  Who is cooking Read More …