Indo Thai Curry Soup….and other creative Infused Dal Recipes!

An earthy soup that combines the goodness of Indian and Thai cuisine- perfect for the fall and all under 30 minutes! And a compilation of creative dal recipes by many talented bloggers. You all know my passion for creating fusion recipes, right? I go nuts thinking of the endless combinations of flavors possible in our…

Pineapple Russam

Vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, sweet, sour and peppery soup to welcome Fall!  Can be served hot or chilled!  Fall has officially begun! I am one of those people who is saddened to see summer end. I love the warm weather and the cool desserts. This week the transition to warm foods was made for me…

Roasted Butternut Squash & Apple Bisque

A healthy, figure friendly bisque, so flavorful and velvety that you will not miss the cream! This elegant bisque, with its rich, natural color is a great addition to the holiday menu! Plus it is so light and flavorful that it will set the mood for that perfect dinner without weighing you down- calorie wise and…

One Pot Vegetarian Mulligatawny Soup

An ideal weeknight, no fuss, hearty soup that is #vegan , #gluten free and simply irresistible! Are you fascinated by stories behind the foods, their history and how they got their name? I am intrigued by this ‘food for thought’!

Chilled Watermelon Soup

Chilled watermelon soup served in frosted cups! The heat wave continues in our neck of the woods, so this is a perfect first course. My husband remarked that the little avocado balls I ‘floated’ in the soup look like green olives, reminding him of martinis. Hey ! Whatever floats your boat, you know! One taste…

Cheers! Here’s to Summer with Mirchina!

Serves 2 to 4 This drink takes me back to my early childhood days when Mirchina was the ‘forbidden fruit’…. simply because it was too spicy for us kids. It is a nonalcoholic drink that can either be served as an aperitif or a digestif. There are some famous ‘cold drink shops’ in India which…

Festive Soup for Thanksgiving!

Makes about 5 cups of soup Planning your Thanksgiving table and menu? Then the spectacular carnival squash is sure to impress your friends and family! I feel that with its glorious fall colors, it captures the essence of autumn and nature’s bounty! What a neat package inside and out, by Mother Nature! It’s mellow, sweet taste glides…

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

,serves 4 Ready or not, fall is here. The leaves are displaying their spectacular yellow, orange and red splendor. I love the fall colors in New England and would have loved it even more if it was not followed by winter:) But for now, I am enjoying the cool, crisp fall days, which make me think of soups laced…