Lablabi or Leblebi – A Tunisian Chickpea Soup

Since I have started exploring African and Mediterranean cuisine these past few weeks, I have been surprised by two things: The number of vegetarian options that are available (then there are non-vegetarian recipes that could be adapted to become vegetarian). How “Indian” some of these dishes taste. Today, I am exploring

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West African Peanut Stew

It is indeed true that we eat with our eyes first; at least, it is in my case. The moment I saw the photo for this West African Peanut Stew on COOKIE + kate, I knew this was a stew I wanted to try as soon as I got time. I researched

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Moong Dal Shorba | Mung Lentil Soup

This year, the winter in Mumbai came in very late (almost in the middle of December) and then was particularly severe by Mumbai standards in Mid to Late January. The weather pattern has changed almost overnight and it is now again getting to be searing hot! While it was cold,

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Aromatic Lemon Coriander Soup

This past week the temperatures in Mumbai went from a scorching 39°C to a cool 28°C overnight. While I enjoyed the relief of cooler weather, I promptly caught a cold and had a sore throat over the Diwali weekend. I suspect the change in weather along with the smoke from all

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Carrot and Ginger Soup with a Dash of Orange

What do I say about the taste of this soup! Your mind fights to identify a distinct taste; is it the sweetness of the carrots? Or then the tanginess of the orange? Wait! it is the sharpness of the ginger. I quite liked this eclectic mix of tastes in this Carrot

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