"I can do it, I can do it." For a whole three days, this is all I kept telling myself. A marathon had always been on my bucket list but it turned out to be far more an experience than I had imagined it to be. Our journey started out together as Krish, my husband, and I went to the Jumeirah Beach Hotel for the race pack collection event the evening before the race. Unsurprisingly, we were faced with a maze of runners all eager to get their hands on their bibs and kits. A marat
This is a quick and easy way to prepare falafel. Its flavourful, oil free and a perfect starter to please a health freak gathering. Ingredients 1 cup channa dal (split chickpeas) 1 onion diced curry leaves - a few sprigs 1 tsp fennel seeds salt and green chillies to taste Soak channa dal for a couple of hours. Drain water and in a blender, add them along with green chillies, curry leaves, fennel seeds and salt. Blend coarsely. Add the chopped onion and mix well. Lay the bakin
What are Black Sesame Seeds? Black sesame seeds are small, flat seeds, dark in color, that are used in cooking or for their medicinal properties. The use of sesame seeds and sesame oil dates back thousands of years. They have a sweet and nutty flavor. Black sesame seeds are often used in Middle Eastern, Indian and Chinese Asian cooking and are quite high in nutritional value. The seeds are harvested and dried during early fall and then used for culinary or medicinal purposes.
Y'day was my son's birthday and I wanted to surprise him. It was almost a year since we had pizza. Before we turned vegan and moved to wholefoods, pizza was a weekly feature at home. Its impossible to express how much we actually missed eating pizza. Thankfully, our mind control got us out of the addiction. This vegan whole meal pizza uses Sorghum (jowar) flour for the base, homemade tomato sauce and vegan mozzarella cheese. Benefits of Sorghum Gluten-free High in protein an
It's a Friday afternoon. While we were driving back after my son's violin lesson, we got the burning desire to eat brownies. Since i hadn't baked in a while, it took me some time to think how to get it all started. What i did was to pen down the ingredients that i wanted to start off with. Once the list was ready, i matched it with my brownie recipe i used years ago which was loaded with butter and sugar. I made the substitutions, tweaked the recipe and got off to an intere