Imperial: Vienna Photography & Styling Workshop 2015

What a few months these have been! It seems I have hardly sat still long enough to really feel … still. I’ve been loving the movement of the past several weeks especially as I have just completed two workshops ....more

Dandelion Avocado Gazpacho with Deep-water Prawns

If you are a fanatic for the perfectly manicured lawns then you are probably extremely wary about the ubiquitous common dandelions! Our early memories are probably those of threading the vibrant yellow flowers on a string to wear as necklaces or trumpeting on the stalks until the milky liquid stuck... [Read the rest of this post on my website] ...more

Gyros Style Tacos and Tzatziki

A shawarma, a doner kebab or gyros – all cut from the same vertical spit? Not at all! While one will find the concept of meat stacked on a skewer and grilled on a vertical rotisserie in many variations, the intricate blend of spices, herbs and condiments and the kind of meat or poultry used make.. ....more

Easter: Orange and Pistachio Sweet Challah

Easter for me is an adopted festivity. Being an Indian Sikh I took to this colorful spring tradition when I married my German husband almost 17 years ago. As a Sikh we are a very tolerant religion and are more than open in celebrating the rituals and traditions of other religions ....more

Breakfast of Champions - The Big Breakfast Post

Flourless Carrot Multi-Seed and Nut Bread with homemade kumquat ginger marmalade + hummus sliced tomatoes and herbs. Recipe for bread...more

Flourless Carrot Multi-Seed and Nut Bread

The German in me lives for the impressive variety of breads available to me. My Indian-self craves the rice with almost every meal and the Italian-lover me, is captivated with the pastas and risotto and the kid in me could live off creamy mashed potatoes for quite a few days. Over the year my.. ....more

Honey Roasted Rhubarb Chevre Cheesecake Desserts

When one has spent a little time in Thuringia it is easy to understand why the Thurigians are so attached to their roots and are patriotic to this region. It is beautiful fertile country covered with rolling hills, thick lush forests and it boasts of rich cultural history. The story of the.. ....more

Celebrations: Vanilla Infused Kumquat Marmalade Semolina Cake

9 years! That’s how old this blog is today. That means an astonishing number of posts, a fascinating amount of images and a magnificent quantity of recipes, mishaps, experiments in my kitchen ....more

Bollywood Cooking: Lamb Balti

India’s food culture is as varied as its people. Each region boasts of dishes that have clearly defined characteristics and diversity. Up north in Punjab, a fertile land, the dishes are rich with thick gravies and buttery sauces ....more

Cooking School: Miso Ramen with Miso Glazed Chicken, Enoki and Shimeji Mushrooms

Remember those university days when we literally lived on packets of instant ramen noodles after long hours in the library or in lectures or … at parties? The energy level at an all time low, often I had just enough to tear open a packet, drop the contents into a bowl and pour hot bubbling water... [Read the rest of this post on my website] ...more