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Cold Avocado and Green Pea Soup

Cold soups are one of my favorite ways to feel refreshed in the summer heat. What makes any cold soup even better for me is if it needs no cooking at all, like this one featuring ripe avo...


Transcendental Sandwich: Cinque-e-Cinque at Gagarin

On my second day in Italy, before my workshop began, I caught a train from Florence to Livorno to visit a dear old friend. I've known Nicoletta for 20 years now! Wow. That's half of our l...




Every Life Matters (Guest Post by Jules)

Earlier this summer I wrote a blog post asking if my "progress not perfection" mantra was wrong (you can read it here).A day later, a friend of mine sent me a thread from a vegan forum th...


Pacharisi Idli Recipe-Raw Rice Idly

Idlis are usually made with par boiled rice/ idli puzhungal arisi which I have posted long time back. Puzhungal arisi idlis are soft and spongy. But for Ganesh Chathurthi, Avani avittam a...




Stuff I Ate

Time again for a hodge-podge of random meals. Here goes.I'll go ahead and get the obvious out of the way first. Because you know a few of these meals came from my favorite place, Imagine ...


404: Pavakkai Kichadi/ Bitter gourd in Yogurt sauce

Pavakkai Kichadi is a traditional Kerala dish made using fried bitter gourd and yogurt. Recipe Type:  Side dish, Kerala Onam & Vishu Sadya... [[ This is a content summary only. ...


Sweet Potato Almondine

My buddy Kelly English just won Esquire TV's chef competition, Knife Fight. I watched as he cooked simply and from the heart and presented updated, modern takes on Southern classics that ...


Back-to-School Lunchbox Makeover: 5 Quick and Healthy Lunch Recipes

What’s in your lunchbox? When I was a kid, it was standard, dependable: some sort of sandwich – usually PB&J on wheat, a fruit – usually an apple or banana, some veg...



eggless orange crinkle cookies recipe, how to make orange cookies

eggless orange crinkle cookies recipe with step by step photos – vegan recipe of eggless orange cookies made with whole wheat flour/atta & fresh orange juice. these eggless cook...



An Alpine Lake Stole My Heart

All of the hikes I’ve done lately have been similar. I start at the bottom, and I go to the peak – very straight forward. Or “up” forward? When I got a text from m...


Wheat Germ Kheer | Wheat Germ Payasam- Eat Well Live Well

Few Days back, I got a mail through Ritu who shared two packs of Harmony original toasted wheat germ, each of 250 grams with me. Today I shared some nutrition value of wheat germ and one ...


Veganism Beyond the Plate

Many people who consider going vegan are more familiar with the food and cooking aspect, and indeed, plant-based cookbooks and delicious recipes can be found easily. But less widely discu...


Plant-Based, Plant-Sourced, Plant Strong ™, Total Vegetarian, or Vegan?

Language is more powerful than we realize when it comes to affecting social change. This post details all the various ways that have emerged to convey the concept of “vegan.” ...



Raw Cocoa Nut Butter Cups

I'm gradually "unbaking" my way through Rawsome Vegan Baking by Emily von Euw. For those unfamiliar with this inspired cookbook, a wide array of unique raw creations featuring cookies, ba...


gobi matar recipe, how to make gobi matar recipe | gobi recipes

gobi matar recipe with step by step photos – gobi or cauliflower is a much loved veggie in our punjabi household. so its not surprising that we make a cauliflower […] The post...


Kaju Katli – Cashew Fudge sweet

This is one of the easiest Indian sweets, with very few ingredients, to make and it’s perfect to eat during the Shravan month’s fast. Ingredients: 2 cups of raw cashews 1 cup ...