Farari/Farali yogurt dip with coconut

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 …

Salad with Creme Fraiche Dressing

Now that the weather is getting warmer, people will start to have make and eat more salads. What salads, raitas and pickles can be served with Indian meals? With the Indian meals, it’s traditional to 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 …

Stuffed Peppers with Rice, Tomatoes, Mixed Vegetables and Black eyed peas

Stuffed peppers are popular in lots of European and Mediterranean countries and each country has it’s version of stuffing from mild to spicy.  I like to stuff mine with  a variation of rice, couscous or 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 …

Dry stir fry potatoes and nuts (bateta nu farari shak)

It is the Hindu month of shravan and my husband is fasting this month. Thankfully our hindu gods know that we can’t stay hungry so they allow us to eat certain foods.I only know which Read More …

Vegan & Veggie Pizza using Jus Rol Sour Dough Pizza Base

Have you tried the new Jus-Rol Sourdough Pizza base?  I hadn’t until my son bought it to for me to try.  It’s suitable for vegetarians and vegans.  What I liked about it that it’s ready Read More …