Rooh Afza Lemonade with Mint {Bonus: Martini Recipe Too!}

As I grow older I’ve started to notice a very strange trend; foods I avoided as a child are becoming my favourites – comfort foods of sorts. I’m not sure if it’s because my palette has matured as an adult,…

Dum Aloo Biryani – Indian Potato and Rice Skillet {Gluten Free}

Dum Aloo Biryani is a brand new discovery for me. My mom never cooked biryani in our home and I didn’t have much experience outside of Punjabi food until recently, so biryani is almost exotic to me (sad I know),…

Cilantro Pesto Cubes: Dinner Hour Timesaver

Feeding my family fresh and healthy meals is very important to me, and I love to cook those meals from scratch. Unfortunately, the logistics of life and time management don’t always make that possible. One of my favourite tools for…

Masala Margarita – Cinco de Mayo Special!

In honour of Cinco de Mayo we are bringing you a special fusion drink today – the Masalarita. This is a masala margarita that Mr. T whipped up for me a few weeks ago after we pigged out on pani…

From the Bar: Infused Vodka

I’ve been married nearly 13 years and if I can share one tip with all of you; marry a man that mixes a mean Martini, and enjoys shaking one up for you. You might think I’m suggesting that you have…

Pudina Imli Chutney | Mint and Tamarind Chutney

Everyone has a signature dish; something that they make the best, and always turn to for a pot-luck, or when entertaining. My two ‘world famous in Surrey BC’ dishes are masoor di daal (red lentils), and a classic adrik vali…

Thandhai Holi Festival Drink (and Thandhai Milkshakes for the Kids!)

Holi – Is an ancient spring festival also known as the festival of colours and sometimes the festival of love. Thandhai – A spiced milk drink meant to cool you down in the heat, traditionally served on Holi (often spiked)…

Flax Seed and Fenugreek Vinaigrette

Over the last year my relationship with food has changed, a lot. It was just about a year ago that I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Diseaseand went on a gluten free diet. Since then I’ve also learned that eating limited…

Vegan Chai Creme Brulee

Creme Brulee is one of my absolute favourite desserts and I love trying different fusions and varieties. A couple of weeks ago my darling friend Rebecca from Cooking by Laptop suggested that she had an idea for a recipe; Vegan…


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