Vegetarian Recipes

Garlic Bread and Garlic Dip

After looking at a number of recipes to make garlic bread at home, I finally found a recipe by Neha Deepak Shah who made it to the finals of Masterchef India season 4 that worked. I have however adapted her recipe to make my own version. I also have a dip that I can say… Read More Garlic Bread and Garlic Dip


Beating Hunger in COVID-19

While much has been said about accessibility of food during the tough COVID-19 days, Bengaluru’s restaurants are jumping on the delivery bandwagon to reach out to their customers. If there has been an event that has turned everyone’s life upside down across the world it is the pandemic COVID-19 or the Corona virus that has… Read More Beating Hunger in COVID-19

Vegetarian Recipes

Sandwich Bread

Home made bread smells and tastes divine. Luckily it is not as hard as I had imagined it would be. I found this recipe via my friend Sussana on that I adapted to bake my first ever loaf of bread. What you need of course is a lot of patience as the process take… Read More Sandwich Bread

Ours To Save

Beekeeping in India

If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would only have four years of life left ~ Albert Einstein The common bee may often be met with disdain, but it is an insect that has always been part of my childhood as my school had the motto “be as busy as… Read More Beekeeping in India


Santé Spa Cuisine Bengaluru

Santé Spa Cuisine Bengaluru turns one and the menu is an ode to good food that is vegetarian, vegan, gluten free and healthy. Located in an erstwhile bungalow, Santé Spa Cuisine in Bengaluru is a delight from the minute you enter here. A cozy space done up in pristine white with dashes of green, this… Read More Santé Spa Cuisine Bengaluru

Round Glass Thali

Sourdough Bread

Making bread the way it was always intended is the perfect example of slow cooking and is all things artisanal. Sourdough bread is fundamentally flour, water, salt and levain, a fermented mix of flour and water. The levain (or starter) is essentially an eco-system of lactic acid bacteria (LAB) and wild yeast. I spoke to… Read More Sourdough Bread

The New Indian Express

Dhan Murti – Paddy Craft Art

Dhan Murti or the art of making idols with de-husked paddy is an indigenous art of Orrisa that is seeing a revival of sorts after being on the brink of extinction. At a recent craft and art showcase by the Dastkar Samelan Committee to bring forth art through the eyes of the Mahatma I met… Read More Dhan Murti – Paddy Craft Art

The New Indian Express

Kunaal Kyhaan Seolekar – an interview

Kunaal Kyhaan Seolekar Architect and Interior Designer, Founder of Studio HAUS and KOY is changing the design world one project at a time. As a country India continues to inspire several creative personalities and Kunaal Kyhaan Seolekar is no exception. The talented architect and interior designer has been awarded with the EDIDA 2019 ‘Designer of… Read More Kunaal Kyhaan Seolekar – an interview

Vegetarian Recipes

Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate is such a versatile and loved ingredient that it lends itself to various textures and flavours. Here is a simple recipe of chocolate cookies. I have kept it easy and using ingredients that are usually available at home. Hope you also try it out and let me know what you think. I am also… Read More Chocolate Cookies

Lonely Planet

Karkala Travel Guide

Karkala a small town is one of the best kept secrets of the Western Ghats and a commendable symbol of religious tolerance. One of the primary attractions of the town is the gigantic statue of Bahubali or Gomateshwara which is the second largest statue in the world (the first being at Shravanabelagola). A 25 feet… Read More Karkala Travel Guide