Simple Vegan Vanilla Cake

No one would blame you for assuming this is a birthday cake for a 5 year old girl, but actually this pink beast was made for my 20 year old brother. He insists that cakes taste better when pink and who am I to argue with the birthday boy. I cooked this cake in 2 cake tins to make a double layer cake but if you wish to cook it in one thats fine, just tack an extra 5-10 minutes onto your cook time....more

A Trick for Baking with Rhubarb, and Lovely Scones Made with Red Fife Flour

 June 20, 2015Robin AsbellBreads, Breakfast, Treats, ...more

Bread Masala Chaat

Bread Masala Chaat is quick, delicious and chatpata recipe prepared using bread and few different spices. If you are chaat lover then you must try this out and do not forget to garnish this with coriander leaves, onion and  sev, this is the one that gives the additional taste :) I have used Aloo bhujia from haldirams , its my favorite....more

Fried Potato Spinach Momos/Dumplings

Fried Potato Spinach Momos is my variation to traditional momos recipe where I have used only the potato and spinach for the filling and deep fried the momos. This is one of the best recipe I have tried with momos. Simple, tasty and delicious....more

Kadhi Kachori with Dal Kachori

Kadhi Kachori  is a very popular North-Indian dish prepared using besan/chickpea flour , yogurt and spices. This is no onion, no garlic recipe. I watch lot of food  and travel shows and I found the combination of kadhi andkachori very interesting. So I thought of trying this out....more

Creamy, Rich and Vegan Mushroom Risotto

 I'm weird and accept it.  It's OK with me.I scare waiters sometimes. I don't mean to, but it just happens sometimes....more

Roasted Jerusalem Artichoke

The other day I came across this awesome list of “Ugly Vegetables” on And while I pride myself in being very diverse with my cooking and ingredients I was surprised by some things on this list that I have never heard of – what the heck is a cardoon?? And a rutabaga? I’ve got to find those somewhere!!This list also reminded me that there some vegetables that I I’ve heard of before but never tried – Jerusalem Artichoke, Broccoflower, Taro Root....more

Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream

Vegan Chocolate Ice CreamThese healthy chocolate ice cream are so delicious! Made with only healthy ingredients like coconut milk and almond milk. They are sweeten with dates. They are very easy and quick to make. No ice cream machine is required to make this ice cream.Check RECIPE on Ilona's Passion...more

Banana Dandelion Pancakes

BANANA DANDELION PANCAKESI know what you’re probably thinking, and yes – I went there....more

Instant Idiyappam/ Shevai/ Rice Noodles

Idiyappam/Rice Noodles is popular breakfast recipe in South India which is in the form of thin noodles prepared using Rice. It is also know as string hoppers or Shevai in konkani. You need Idiyappam press or string hopper press to prepare this dish....more