Red Capsicum, Lentil, Tomato and Spring Onion soup – Welcome Autumn!

I was feeling unwell. Nothing seemed exotic enough to entice my palate. Life was colorless and dull. So I decided to flip through my beautiful BBC Good Food Magazines to look for a dish exotic enough and possible with just the ingredients in my fridge. And the God’s were smiling at me. There were these wonderful red vegetables and fruit (tomato is a fruit!!!) in my fridge and red lentils in my store and we were set. The recipe in the BBC Good Food Mag was great, but of course I tweaked it to my specifications. And it was a … Continue reading Red Capsicum, Lentil, Tomato and Spring Onion soup – Welcome Autumn!

Weekend Gluttony – Pav Bhaji

Weekends always call for something a little different from the weekly cooking. A meal that you can pig out on and then sleep off during your afternoon nap. And having a ‘picky – eater’ in the family does not make things easier. Today I opened the fridge and found all bits and pieces of vegetables that were just perfect for making Pav- Bhaji. An effective way to clear out the fridge and make my husband eat his vegetables too! Though to be honest, the milky- white ” Pav ” does cancel out about 80% of the health benefits of the veggie – … Continue reading Weekend Gluttony – Pav Bhaji

Methi Kadvuu & Dal Tadka (Translates in English to a very continental sounding – Fenugreek Pasta & Yellow Lentil Soup )

“Its one of those days!”, I announced to Hubbs this morning. He looked up from his laptop, and concentrated on me for about 2 minutes as his mind went over the different interpretations of that sentence. Then he noticed the … Continue reading Methi Kadvuu & Dal Tadka (Translates in English to a very continental sounding – Fenugreek Pasta & Yellow Lentil Soup )