Steamed flattened Rice Dish

  On a cold sunday morning when I look out the window, its raining outside and the clouds are consumed by fog, my heart was seeking for a hot mug of coffee and some hot breakfast dish to go with it while I lay under the blanket:) Suddenly a dish comes to my mind. A … Continue reading

My Travels/ restaurant picks in Virginia beach.

  I have been wanting to start this new category which helps people find some good vegetarian offering restaurants during their travels. During my recent travel to VA beach, I found 3 gems of restaurants which offered excellent vegetarian choices. Usually I look for more vegetarian choices on the menu, quality of the food, taste … Continue reading

Visit to Hollywood Studios in LA – CUT THROAT KITCHEN PREVIEW!

I am so excited to write a post again and talk about my experience filming for Cut Throat Kitchen in Hollywood Studios, LA. Alton Brown is my all time favorite and I am so excited to finally meet him and my fellow competitors in the show.   As you all know, Cut Throat Kitchen is … Continue reading

Cooking demo @ Williams Sonoma on 10/28

Hello everyone, I wanted to invite everyone to my cooking demo @ Williams Sonoma at the Short Hills Mall, NJ on 10/28 from 2 to 5 pm. I am going to be showing you how to cook up some quick and healthy horderves in no time ! Also, I am going to be using the ATHENS … Continue reading

“ACTIFRY”- the latest favorite gadget in my kitchen

ACTIFRY by TFAL was introduced to me by one of my friends Michele. When she said to me that ACTIFRY uses 1 teaspoon of oil to fry anything starting from potatoes to any veggies like beans, carrots, zucchini you name it and these veggies get crispy in 20 minutes or less with ONE teaspoon of … Continue reading

Caramelized Mini Banana slices with Basil & Sweetened Coconut flakes!

Have you heard of heaven on earth?????? This dish of mine exactly feels like  “heaven on earth”. Growing up as a child, my “PAATI” (nana/grandma) struggled to make me and my brother to get to eat fruits!!!!!! So she used to make this dish and it would be gone in one second:) Just like that….. Fortunately … Continue reading

Guilt free TEMPEH Burgers!

Last weekend, I was at this brunch place in Montclair, New Jersey- Absolutely fabulous and I was thrilled to see their Vegan and Vegetarian selections on the menu. After pondering over an extensive menu:) and the indecisive person that I am esp when it comes to food- I decided to try their Vegetarian Chickpea burger … Continue reading

“Kitchen Chemistry” by Vidya Pradhan from India Currents

I wanted to thank Vidya Pradhan for a wonderful article. Check this Q and A out at http://www.indiacurrents.com/articles/2012/07/07/kitchen-chemistry Thanks much for your time!   With much love…

“A Masterchef contestant who wont eat meat”!Guess who that is? ME ofcourse:)

PETA stands for” People for Ethical Treatment of Animals” . I am a huge supporter of PETA simply because I can relate to their message. They promote Vegetarianism and I am one hell of a vegetarian for sure:) Check this article under the living section of PETA’s website about my life story, my Master Chef … Continue reading