Cravings / Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Chia seed pudding

  R and I have this terrible (or adorable depending on how you want to see it) routine of eating dessert together every night.  It started out fairly harmless with a piece  of dark chocolate while watching the late night news…which turned into “let’s go for a walk and get some Icecream”…which turned into “let’s … More Cravings / Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Chia seed pudding

Shakshouka it up

Shakshouka (or Shakshuka or Chachouka) is a Tunisian staple of eggs in spiced tomato gravy. It is easy to see why its so popular for a quick dinner or brunch at home- 1) it can be made in a single dish (always a plus!) like a cast iron skillet or tajine. 2) It has hearty complex … More Shakshouka it up

Indian Masala Chai Tea

“Chai” simply means “tea” in most Indian languages. We are big chai people. Not only must we start our day with it but we also don’t miss a chance to savor a cup in the evening (dubbing this time of day as “chai – time”). It is also a must-have over lazy weekend breakfasts with friends or family that turn into catch up sessions over multiple rounds of chai, and of course on rainy days where all you want to do is curl up with your book and a hot cup of, you guessed it – chai! … More Indian Masala Chai Tea

Toasted Coconut and Banana Bread / Musings of a newbie runner

It has been a productive week! We did the Brooklyn half marathon last weekend. I say “did” because while R ran, I barely managed to finish. I enjoyed the first 10k and was sort of managing my pace till then, but the second half killed me. I was asking myself why I signed up for … More Toasted Coconut and Banana Bread / Musings of a newbie runner