Phuket Vegetarian Discoveries

Perhaps as Thailand’s most popular party destination, Phuket has no dearth of spas, resorts and fantastic food. Here’s a pick of a few must do’s on the food trail over a weekend in Phuket

Festive Season Special: Organic Carrot Almond Halwa

Organic Carrot Halwa This dessert recipe makes 8 portions Ingredients 1 kg organic carrots 20g low-fat Butter/ Margarine (Lurpak used in this recipe) 50g Demerera brown sugar 100g sliced almonds 10 cardamoms pods 50 ml low-fat milk Other dry fruits for garnish (optional) Method Grate the carrots preferably in a food processor. Peel cardamom pods and…

Pocket Friendly Thai: Singapore

Thai food is certainly one of my favorites with an abundance of vegetables and fresh colorful flavors that have universal appeal. Jai Thai / Jai Siam chain of restaurants in Singapore have made Thai cuisine extremely affordable and therefore more yummy. Apart from all time favorites like the Papaya, Mango Salad, spring rolls, and the quintessential Red…

Mediterranean Spinach & Mushroom Herbed Pastry Puff / Pie

This recipe can make either two pastry puffs or one Puff & Pie each Ingredients 500g Baby Spinach 200g diced button mushrooms 100g Semi-dried Tomatoes in Olive Oil 100g pitted Kalamata Olives 100g fresh mint leaves 1 cup Spring Onion finely chopped Few sprigs Thome, Italian Sweet Basil 1 large Lemon 200g Feta Cheese (Spiced…

North America: Veggie all the way

Summer vacation this year was delightful culinary trip covering some of the renowned food Meccas in North America. Read on to get a taste of our favorite picks from various cities. TORONTO, CANADA Treadwell Cuisine, Niagara-on-the-lake The Niagara Falls are on every tourist’s to-do list and we discovered that apart from the breathtaking falls the…

Bombay Pav Bhaji

This recipe is for 6 portions Ingredients 2 Red Onions finely chopped 3 Tomatoes (large) finely chopped 4 medium sized Potatoes 1 cup French Beans finely chopped 1 medium sized Cauliflower grated 1 large carrot grated 1 cup baby peas (fresh or frozen) 1 tablespoon ginger Garlic Paste 3 green chilies Aniseed 1 teaspoon Cumin…

Work lunch trail : Bugis / Raffles Place

Having recently relocated offices to Bugis, I have been quite thrilled by the numerous cafes around Bugis, Kampong Glam and if you wish to go a bit further, Raffles Place. With quaint cafes to modern restaurants that cater to every palate and pocket here are a few of my favorites for a work lunch. Keep…

Heart healthy Lauki Kofta curry

Heart healthy Lauki kofta curry (Pan fried bottle gourd dumplings in tomato gravy)❤️ For the Koftas 1 kg peeled and grated bottle gourd 100 gms Bengal gram flour 2 tsp chopped green chillies 1 tsp ginger garlic paste 50 g rolled oats salt to taste 1 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp oil 2 tsp chopped…