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Homemade Garam Masala

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Most of the Indian recipes calls for the ultimate spice blends "Garam Masala". Garam Masala simply means "spices with varying levels of heat". It is a spice mix that is versatile and integral part in any Indian Kitchen like, the Chinese five-spice powder. 

Meringue Cookies

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Classify as a cookie or a candy, Meringue beauties will be a topper on your sweet nibble list. Effortlessly whip this French cookie that is light as a feather, sweet and flavored with pure vanilla.

Banana Blossom Falafel Patty with Vegan Spreads

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Healthier plant based (meatless) patty is a simple fusion of Mediterranean Falafel and Indian Banana Blossom Vada/ vazhaipoo vadai reformed into these gratifying vegan patty. The earthy combination of legumes, blossoms and greens will keep you full and happy. It is sure to please both vegetarians and omnivores alike.

Jalapeño Mint Kesari / Sweet and Spicy Kesari

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Much cherished Classic Indian Kesari with a unique twist is a brand new recipe I created. A refreshing and lip-smacking mocktail, inspired and led me to experiment which resulted in this innovative Jalapeño Mint Kesari. It's remarkably delectable with the flawless aromatic mint and a hint of jalapeño peppers in the form of the authentic Indian sweet prepared on any day. The moment of fruition comes when your taste buds livens up with this refreshing and vibrant combination. 

Guacamole Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

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No cook, bite-sized appetizer/ starter or hors d'oeuvre with sweet cherry tomatoes and Mexican influenced Guacamole.  The citrus tangy flavor is so refreshing with the creamy and delicious stuffing. Any new year dietary choices folks? A simple way to intake fresh, raw and nutritious vegetables prepared in no time is just for you. Skip the cheese to keep it appealing for the vegan friendly healthy freaks.

Shortbread Christmas Ornament Cookies (Eggless)

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Christmas is right around the corner, let's sprinkle some kindness and gratitude everywhere as we are nearing the end of this year. Fun, whimsical with a touch of nostalgia is one of the highlights of this holiday treats. The Classic Shortbread Cookies are an easy and kid friendly recipe with bare minimal ingredients. Most importantly, these are guaranteed to melt in your mouth! 

Persimmon Cheesecake

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Life always tastes better with an enticing cheesecake during the holiday season. No  feast can be complete without a dessert... Who cannot make room for his delicious cheesecake after a good meal? After all cheesecakes don't go to stomach but straight to the heart😃Smooth, sweet and creamy cheesecake made with warm holiday spices, fresh persimmons and the orange zest is sure to knock your sock off. 

Thanksgiving Dinner 2020 (Menu plan)

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I hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving time with your local loved ones. I am so grateful for all of you for your incredible love, support, encouragement and motivation. May your homes be filled with good food, plenty of warmth and peace. Even in these challenging times, we can find reasons to be thankful. Count your blessings for everything you have as you enjoy this Holiday of Gratitude with your family.