Couple’s Cooking Class@ the beautiful Landsdowne Resort.

  Please join me and the very talented Chef Marcus Repp of Landsdowne Resort by signing up for a Couple’s Cooking Class on February 10th at “The Great Room ” at LANDSDOWNE RESORT 44050 Woodridge Parkway, Leesburg, Virginia 20176 Please contact  703-729-8400 for more details. Please sign on Event Brite. Cost: $15 (After Evenbrite fee, customer pays … Continue reading

Cooking Class for the Newcomers-Encore Club of Short Hills and Millburn

The Newcomers-Encore Club is a social club open to all residents of Short Hills and Millburn, no matter how long they’ve lived in the area. The Club organizes various fun events and activities through out the year for its members. One of my good friends Neetu Salhotra approached me with an idea for offering a … Continue reading

Roasted Fennel Soup

Recently I went to this restaurant which had some awesome Italian dishes of which their Roasted Fennel Soup blew me away! The soup was delicious and I made up my mind to recreate that dish excepting I did not want to use potatoes. The roasted fennel soup in the restaurant had potatoes which according to … Continue reading

Baked baby eggplant topped with onion, habanero mango salsa, goat cheese and basil

I love baby eggplants but in India we always removed the skin and cooked it to a point where it gets mushy and it would drive me nuts when my mom would insist that i eat this mushy eggplant curry with my rotis/bread. I wanted to come up with an eggplant dish that I would … Continue reading

Poached eggs with Carrot & Potato Puree and toasted brioche bun on top

This is my take on a French dish inspired by Jaques Pepin the legendary French Chef whom I respect and admire a lot. I have been wanting to make this dish for quite some time now and finally found the time and a great recipe for a mouth watering carrot puree. So here goes: Ingredients: … Continue reading

Vegetarian Thai Green Curry

I have been looking for a completely vegetarian green curry paste that I can use to make my thai green curry and finally found this awesome brand. Now i have to share this recipe with everyone:) The brand is Maesri Green Curry Paste and this is the only one that is completely vegetarian and contains … Continue reading

Easy Vegetarian Pad Thai Recipe

I am originally from India and so have a tremendous respect for spices. This is where my love and passion for Thai food comes to play. Me and my husband both love thai food but unfortunately whenever we go to restaurants, we are told that most dishes have fish sauce in them -such a bummer! I … Continue reading

Recipe: Chick Peas with Grated Coconut

Ingredients: 1 can of chick peas 1 tsp mustard seeds 1 tsp cumin seeds 1tsp lemon pepper powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp cayenne powder 1 tsp turmeric 2 cloves of garlic Salt to taste Canola Oil 1/4 cup grated coconut- frozen or fresh Preparation: Heat a pan with canola oil. Add mustard seeds, … Continue reading

Catering for an Art Show-4/6/13

My daughter goes to art classes in a small warm cozy art studio in Maplewood, NJ. The owner is an extremely talented, warm and nice. She was organizing an Art Show at her studio and wanted me to cater some short eats to go with wine for all the people who were invited.  I decided to … Continue reading

Cold Beet Salad with Goat Cheese & Sunflower seeds

  I must say that this is one of the best way and form I have consumed beets! My daughter ate a whole bowl of this salad so for all those moms struggling to get all the good stuff with nutrients in your child, this might be a dish you wanna try! Beets belong to … Continue reading