Tea India!

Tea India

Anyone who has come to visit us has most definitely had a cup of chai at our house before leaving, especially if you spend the night! My favorite breakfast is a piping hot cup of chai with a slice of buttery sourdough. YUM. When Tea India approached me about trying their tea bags, I was…

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The DosaMaker


Over the weekend, my family and I had the opportunity to meet Arvind Krishnan, the brains behind the amazing DosaMaker. We spent about two hours with him, making and non-stop eating delicious traditional dosas and a breakfast variation. We were all immediately impressed by the ease of use and the authentic taste and already purchased two for…

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Peanut Panang on Bed of Spinach Leaves


This recipe is a hybrid of two of my most popular recipes: Peanut Satay Noodles and Panang Curry. I came up with this recipe after having Spinach Tofu in Peanut Sauce at Chadaka Thai in Burbank. I had never eaten peanut curry – just peanut satay and peanut sauce with egg rolls and such. This was certainly an experiment to…

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One Pot Vegan Pasta


I love Pinterest but sometimes I really wonder whether some of the recipes are possible. Martha Stewart’s one pot pasta was one of those recipes. The recipe was posted by Martha in 2013 and since then, tons of bloggers and chefs have tried (variations of) it. Some swear by it but others say it’s mushy…

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Benihana’s Fried Rice with Tofu


The best part about copycat recipes are when my taste tester (aka hubby) says “OMG this tastes just like the restaurant!” It happened last week when I re-made Cleo’s famous Brussels sprouts and again today when I made Benihana’s fried rice. This one wasn’t as hard to re-create since the chefs at Benihana cook in…

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