5-Minute Homemade Almond Meal

I was an undeniably latecomer to the world of cooking. In fact, people are often shocked when I tell them that during my exchange semester in...more

Grain-free Pistachio Cookies

We often don’t realize how much we take someone for granted until we almost lose them. Last Christmas day, on 25th December 2014, I found myself in that precise situation – my mum had suffered a heart attack as a result of clogged arteries, and was in the midst of a stent operation back in......more

Grain-free Honey Lemon Shortbread

If you’ve followed this space since the beginning, you probably know that it wasn’t always that I’ve been cooking with grain-free recipes. In fact, when I first started cooking three years ago, long before I started experimenting with a grain-free diet, I’d never even heard of grain-free flours. It was only after I read Dr.......more

Peanut Sesame Zucchini Noodles

When my mum told me a few weeks back that my dad was going to retire at the end of this month, it took me a while to digest the news. I wasn’t that I expected my dad, who turned 62 years old this March, to work all his life and never retire. It’s just......more

Crunchy Gluten-free Granola Bars

In the last few weeks, I’ve been busy tying up loose ends of the book. It’s been a tedious process – editing, re-editing, leaving the draft aside, then looking at it again with fresh eyes to edit it for the umpteenth time. I keep wanting to add new things to the draft, to make it......more

10-minute Creamy Peanut Butter

I still remember those days in the beginning. Those days when I was just learning...more

Buenos Aires: Literary City Guide

I’m a huge admirer of...more

Gluten-free Cornmeal Crepes + Working on my dream

About a year ago, I sat in a...more

Gluten-free Cornbread Madeleines

The work of the world is common as mud. Botched, it smears the hands, crumbles to dust. But the thing worth doing well done has a shape that satisfies, clean and evident ....more

Gluten-free Chocolate Brownies

I’ve been thinking about the subject of fear versus faith lately. Or more precisely, how fear can hold us back from plunging headlong into what we’ve always wanted to do. I read somewhere once that sometimes it’s our fear of shining, of being brilliant at what we do, that stifles us; that acts like a......more