What’s the Deal with Seeds?

What’s the Deal with Seeds?

They say that good things come in small packages. And no ingredient is smaller than the topic of this post – seeds! But don’t let their size fool you. These tiny seeds are full of energy and have incredible health benefits. And you don’t have to eat...
What’s the Deal with Quinoa

What’s the Deal with Quinoa

Raise your hand if Quinoa was not in your vocabulary, let alone in your pantry till a few years back. Raise your hand if this still feels like a mystery ingredient, even after you have eaten it multiple times in restaurants. Somehow, it tastes better or more exotic in...
Lentils: What’s the Deal with Dal?

Lentils: What’s the Deal with Dal?

Millions of us grew up eating dal or lentils on the Indian sub-continent. Lentils are such a huge part of the staple Indian diet that no meal is complete without them. But when you eat something everyday, how do you make it interesting? I wondered aloud while writing...
What’s the Deal with Canned Fish

What’s the Deal with Canned Fish

Canned fish is one of those polarizing ingredients – people either love it or hate it! There are so many negative connotations associated with the word “canned”, right? If at all possible, most of us prefer the fresh variety of food anyway. So why...
The Granola Un-Recipe

The Granola Un-Recipe

I fell in love with granola during a hotel stay a lifetime ago. The chef had served his homemade granola for breakfast and I tried it…reluctantly. I have been trying to recreate the recipe ever since and therefore the Granola Un-Recipe. In other words, granola...