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Emptying out the leftover veggies was my intention and ended up making this hearty veggie sauce to top the spaghetti… I had way too many leftover veggies in my fridge and it was last night that I finally  made up my mind to empty at least some of them. And I did succeed in it by making few veggie dishes, out of which this hearty veggie sauce I had made turned...

Wishing all my dear friends, my dear readers and everyone out there a Happy and Prosperous Onam! Being born and brought up in Kerala ( Southernmost state in India), Onam is a festival which is very close to my heart. Onam brings back a lot of beautiful memories: beginning with the 10 days holidays which I used to get while in school, followed by the endless fun and...

While peeping into my freezer I came across puff pastry sheets and I grabbed them out as the first step. I got inspired by the recipe given on the pepperidge farm puff pastry box which called for spinach, eggs and cheese. I made few changes and made my own spinach cheese rolls. I’ve been a puff pastry lover ever since I was a kid. When it was stuffed with...

I do have a few strange taste buds which happen to love bitter gourd, but only when made the way my mom makes it… The name of this vegetable says it all, it’s terribly bitter. Don’t even think of eating this vegetable raw, you will need lots of sugar than you think to have your mouth back to normal. However, this bitter vegetable is packed with amazing...

Even the hardcore non-vegetarians will plead for more of this vegetarian delicacy, it’s Yummalicious! This vegetable ooops I just found that eggplant is actually a fruit but treated as a vegetable. Yay, I learned something new today. This fruit is known in different names: Eggplant in Europe and the US, Brinjal in India, Aubergine or Melangene. It’s...

What would you like to have: sandwich, cutlets or both???… Need a break from the usual chicken or turkey or beef sandwich? Try this protein rich and healthy vegetarian sandwich. It’s good to be a vegetarian at least once in a while. Yesterday, after a heavy Easter lunch, one thing I was damn sure about was skipping the dinner. To burn all the calories,...

Papaya was called “The Fruit of the Angels” by Christopher Columbus… This tropical fruit is abundantly found in Kerala, India. There are couple of papaya trees in the backyard of my Kerala house. Due to the tropical weather in Kerala, it grows almost everywhere and the they don’t need any special pampering or care for its growth. It just grows...

  Even the hard core non-veggie falls for this veggie delicacy of south India… If you are in south India and if you haven’t tried Dosa, you sure is missing the most popular veggie delight. I don’t think anyone can ever miss this as this is seen on the menu of almost all South Indian restaurants. They even have a separate menu for dosas and when...

Plantain flowers, a Kerala veggie delicacy that I used to devour while growing up, that too plucked right from the plantain plant grown in the backyard of my house in kerala… The scene of plantain flowers or blossoms hanging from the plantain plant is quite common to those living in Kerala. If you are in Kerala, you just have to look around to spot a plantain...

I always grill zucchinis, stir fry ’em, saute ’em, stew ’em but never ever thought of turning them into pancakes… I had no intention on giving zucchinis a pancake makeover until I saw the recipe of Zucchini pancakes at My Fabulous Recipes. I honestly screamed with joy when I landed on this recipe. I’ve found a new way of devouring zucchinis....