Happy 2015 everyone! Hope you had a splendid holiday and feel ready to kickstart this brand new year head & heart on. This may be my first post of ’15 but I’m going to take you back to the end of last year to when I had a very special encounter while in glitzy Monaco that ended my 2014 with a bang. Brace yourself because this is going to be an unusually long post but I promise every bit is worth it. Continue reading →
I’m sure a lot of you, like me, call for a bowl of steamed & salted Edamame as soon as you’re seated at any Japanese restaurant. It’s one of those things that once you start eating, you can’t stop. Fortunately for us, unlike Lays and Pringles, you can munch on without guilt because this delightful snack is, in fact, a star legume. Continue reading →
Every once in a while, vegetarians crave something ‘meaty’. It might not necessarily be the taste of meat per se but rather its texture and heftiness. Well, my herbivore friends, a nice juicy piece of portobello mushroom is about to become your best food friend and oh, you’re also about to love me for this awesome recipe. Continue reading →
After regularly passing packets of Amaranth in the grains’ section at local the Organic store, I finally decided to pick one up and check out the text at the back. Perfect for porridge? Well that pretty much sealed the deal. Continue reading →
There is a reason why Quinoa was dubbed by the Incas as “the mother of all grains” – so much so that many of their traditions and ceremonies surrounded its harvest, cultivation & consumption. This is because this super grain is so rich in nutrients containing more complete protein than most cereal grains with very little saturated fat. Continue reading →
The cool January breeze makes it an ideal time for scarfs, snuggles and soups. And if you happen to be one of the many battling the crazy Polar Vortex in North America, ‘cool breeze’ is probably a bit of an understatement!