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Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache

It’s time for another baked goods blog post! Summer came and went by quickly and by the time I was done baking the Summer Berry Cake from my last post, it was time to bake these insanely delicious chocolate stout cupcakes; perfect to warm your soul during the cool fall weather.  They have a double dose of … Continue reading

Coconut Lemongrass Noodle Soup

Coconut Lemongrass Noodle Soup

Spring is officially here! Although there is still might be a threat of snow in the near future, I can feel a definite change in the air and a spring in my step! There’s nothing better than to enjoy the cool brisk evenings with a hot bowl of this delicious and light coconut noodle soup inspired … Continue reading

Roasted Acorn Squash with Lime-Cilantro Vinaigrette

Roasted Acorn Squash with Lime-Cilantro Vinaigrette

It’s November 25th 2013 and 1 year since I started this blog! My first post was a fall-themed pumpkin cheesecake recipe, and this year I am continuing with the theme with this recipe for roasted acorn squash with a lime-cilantro vinaigrette inspired by one of my favorite bloggers at  Smitten Kitchen. Roasting squash is often … Continue reading

Creamy Avocado Pasta

Creamy Avocado Pasta

Do you ever just want to indulge in a bowl of pasta smothered in a creamy sauce, but then either feel lazy to actually make the cheese sauce or feel guilty consuming all those calories? Then this pasta recipe is for you! This avocado pasta is extremely simple and quick to make and offers all the … Continue reading

Minestrone Soup with Barley

Minestrone Soup with Barley

Spring is here! Which means it’s going to be cold and rainy for the next week or two until we magically jump into summer. Cold and rainy weather is, of course, soup weather. I work in a lab where I have to crane my neck or roll in my chair several feet to look out … Continue reading

Roasted Butternut Squash and Chickpeas Pulao

Roasted Butternut Squash and Chickpeas Pulao

Butternut squash is a staple fall/winter vegetable very similar to pumpkin and tastes lovely with warm spices like sage and cinnamon. While we have pumpkin in India, butternut squash is not found in Indian cooking. Being so similar to pumpkin, I thought it would taste great cooked with Indian spices. Often for a weeknight meal, … Continue reading

Brigadeiro – Brazillian Chocolate Truffles

Brigadeiro – Brazillian Chocolate Truffles

Brigadeiro is the Brazillian version of a chocolate truffle. Their taste and texture is a cross between a traditional truffle and fudge. They have a rich chocolatey taste and a fudgy consistency..the kind that gets stuck in your teeth! Yum! My first introduction to Brigadeiros were through a Brazillian friend of mine who made them one … Continue reading

Latkes – Potato Pancakes

Latkes – Potato Pancakes

Happy Hanukkah! One of the many traditional Hanukkah dishes are potato pancakes known as latkes, which are often eaten with an accompaniment of sour cream and apple sauce, balancing sweet and savory tastes at the same time! I love potatoes. They are my major weakness (dramatic, I know). If you gave me a bag of … Continue reading

Quinoa patties with mushroom sauce

Quinoa patties with mushroom sauce

When Thanksgiving Day rolls around, being a vegetarian means you don’t get to partake in the star of the meal, the turkey! However, there are usually plenty of vegetarian sides to (over) indulge in that don’t leave you hungry. Who can resist a hearty heaping of staple sides like mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, buttery … Continue reading