The inspiration for this poblano pepper and mushroom soup came from a restaurant called Bloom in Toronto, Canada. Continue reading Poblano Pepper & Mushroom Soup
I had this beet soup at my friend Swati’s home back in December when we went for Christmas Eve dinner. Swati had wanted to make a red-themed dinner and on the menu was beet soup, beet salad, vegetarian lasagna, mushroom quiche, and fondue with homemade bread for appetizers.
Chocolate truffles are the perfect dessert for times when we are craving something chocolaty. This recipe uses dark chocolate so we can eat our chocolate and feel good about it too 😄, especially when you consider that dark chocolate is good for you. Here is a recipe for homemade Dark Chocolate Orange Truffles.
Stuffed peppers are colorful, healthy, and satisfying, and I make them often for dinner. This recipe is a great way to use up leftover rice or quinoa.
Looking for inspiration for a gorgeous dessert for Valentine’s Day? Try making this super easy Dark Chocolate Raspberry Bark with Candied Ginger.
Chole, which is a North Indian chickpea dish from the Punjab region made of chickpeas cooked with onions, garlic and spices is one of the most popular dishes among Indians. Most if not all Indian restaurants have chole on their menu, it’s a staple dish in any Indian restaurant here in America. Most commonly chole is served with a side of batura (deep fried fermented flour tortillas) and a side condiment of raw onions which are put on top of chole and eaten together. When I make chole it is always a treat at our home. Here is a recipe for one version of chole the way I usually make it.
First of all let me say I’d never had pureed chick pea soup until this one. My friend Rose made this soup and I call it The World in Your Soup Curried Chick Pea Soup. Why? Because when I saw the recipe, it had a little bit of something from all corners of the world! Continue reading The World in Your Soup Curried Chickpea Soup
I know, I know, everyone has a vegetable soup recipe of their own, so what’s so special about this one. Honestly, I don’t know if this recipe is unique or unusual in any way. I only know that this vegetable soup recipe is very easy to make and tastes delicious. Continue reading Vegetable Soup
I first discovered Genmaicha when Hitesh used to travel to Japan quiet often for work. On one of his trips back from Japan he brought a few tea bags of this Japanese tea called Genmaicha. Continue reading Genmaicha. The Poor Man’s Tea
Warm Sugar Snap Peas & Edamame Salad
- 2 cups sugar snap peas roughly cut in halves. About 8 oz of sugar snap peas
- 1 cups shelled edamame beans. I buy mine frozen and already cooked from Trader Joe’s
- 1 clove garlic crushed
- Juice of 1/2 small lemon
- 1/2 tsp chopped mint leaves
- Salt and pepper