The moist chocolate ganache cake

While the World seems to be floating in chaos, the “excitement” is now getting exhausting and most of us are looking to cozy ourselves up in our comfort zones. The chocolate cake is that warm haven where I find the answer … Continue reading

Spanish flan & friends

Cooking with friends seems like a long forgotten luxury. Nowadays the only ‘activity’ friends seem to do together is to start a whatsapp group about the activity they want to start together. Soon that group becomes yet another place to … Continue reading

Salted Caramel Cheesecake Bites

I am not an ardent fan of dessert but salted caramel is as close to perfection as it gets. The bite of the sweet and the salty (and in this case the creamy cheesecake too) just hit the right spot as … Continue reading

Spicy Spinach Soup

Popeye did get something right. He realised that spinach is health insurance dressed up as leaves. Low in fat and even lower in cholesterol, spinach is high in niacin and zinc, as well as protein, fiber, vitamins A, C, E and K, … Continue reading

Crispy Homemade Nachos (with salsa)

Where there is salsa, there must be nachos. See Chunky Homemade Salsa recipe here. It is a life principle. Nachos can be made at home?! Yes they can be. And the better news is that you can store them for … Continue reading

Chunky Homemade Salsa

Homemade salsa sounds simple enough. So does being happy and living in the moment. Yet we cannot seem to do either. The idea of somethings is more tedious than the actual action. Sometimes you just need to get down to it … Continue reading

Teaching toddlers to sit at mealtime

Everyone wants a perfect gentleman at the table, even if he is just 2 years old. I know I don’t want to be the mom whose children stand instead of sit at the table. No one likes that sort of attention. Some days … Continue reading

{toddler friendly} superfoods

I dug deep into my recipe diary and found a few treats that even fussy toddlers would love. Toddler meal time is a challenge that all parents face and in spite of writing a food blog, I run out of … Continue reading

{toddler friendly} Apple & pear peanut butter cookies

Samar was so excited to see cookies being offered to him when he got back from his daycare. I was a little nervous about whether he would like them, and he did! These cookies are high in fibre and fruit and … Continue reading

(toddler friendly} Egg & besan cheela

I know that all moms, including myself, struggle with innovative and healthy recipe ideas. We all sometimes give in to unhealthier snacks just so that the little ones would eat something! Samar loves besan cheela and this recipe amps up the … Continue reading