The ‘Hummus’ Revolution (with recipes for Beet Hummus & Kashmiri Chilli Hummus)

The ‘Hummus’ Revolution (with recipes for Beet Hummus & Kashmiri Chilli Hummus)

Details of the #spreadhummusnothate campaign and two delicious hummus recipes

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No Udder Dairy Free Yoghurt + Recipes for Green Smoothie and Coconut Yoghurt Zucchini Dip

No Udder Dairy Free Yoghurt + Recipes for Green Smoothie and Coconut Yoghurt Zucchini Dip

Important: Please read this before you proceed.  No Udder and NuLac Foods has bought to my notice that the coconut yoghurt has been recalled due to a cross-contamination issue. Those of you who are allergic to dairy products or vegan or do not include dairy products in your diet for any personal/medical reasons, kindly return [...]

Grilled Steak (with curry flavoured smoked sea salt) with Chimichurri Salsa and Fennel Salad (dressed with strawberry port wine vinaigrette)

Grilled Steak (with curry flavoured smoked sea salt) with Chimichurri Salsa and Fennel Salad (dressed with strawberry port wine vinaigrette)

Quite a mouthful title, isn’t it? It had to be because today’s post is my dedication to the farmers and food and wine producers of the panoramic Yarra Valley. Travel, for me, is not about just visiting a destination. It is about the whole experience of discovering what that place has to be offer, albeit [...]

Baba Ghanouj with Minced Lamb and Pine Nuts

Baba Ghanouj with Minced Lamb and Pine Nuts

As I have always said, food can be a glorious medium to break barriers and make friends from around the globe. Such is my friendship with Feda Queen (isn’t it a beautiful name!). I have never met Feda or know much about her except that she hails from Lebanon and lives in Sydney. I also [...]

Tomato Egg Chutney

Tomato Egg Chutney

Indian cuisine is perhaps, the most diverse in the world. The cuisine, produce, ingredients, techniques do not just differ from state to state but can be unbelievably diverse within the different parts of a state. Having spent an entire childhood abroad, my vision of Indian cuisine was largely restricted to my home state, Kerala. Apart [...]

Puli Inji/Tamarind Ginger Chutney

Puli Inji/Tamarind Ginger Chutney

A classic, traditional chutney of Kerala, Puli Inji which means tamarind ginger chutney is unheard of in other parts of India and of course, rest of the world. While the sweet tamarind chutney of the Northern regions of India achieved a cult status because of its use in the chaats (Indian street food), Puli Inji [...]

Murgh Dahi Kebab with Spicy Mint Pesto

Murgh Dahi Kebab with Spicy Mint Pesto

Ever since I became a food blogger, I have been on a cookbook winning spree. I am not particularly sure how this happens, but I seem to win most giveaways I enter especially if the prize features a cookbook. And I must say, it’s quite a pleasurable thing; building up my cookbook library! One of [...]

Byron Bay Guacamole – A Guest Post for Simplify.Create.Inspire

Byron Bay Guacamole – A Guest Post for Simplify.Create.Inspire

The modern Australian cuisine is a true representation of the multicultural camaraderie of this country. The culinary influences of other cultures are a marked feature of the food here and when combined with the beautiful produce of this country puts Australia at the top of the gourmet world map. The same goes for today’s recipe [...]

Roasted Okra Raita…..and taking baby steps towards a long cherished dream!

Roasted Okra Raita…..and taking baby steps towards a long cherished dream!

Change – the only constant in my life! I get bored easily and possess an intense, almost obsessive need for change every now and then which reflects in all my aspects of my life. Be it career, fashion or daily menu – I crave for new experiences all the time. But I guess my intense [...]