• Mango Paneer Salad

    March 7, 2014mayurisjikoni

    deliciously sweet Mangoes eaten on its own, as dessert, in a salad, aam ras, smoothies, pickles, jams…. whichever way you have it, tastes amazingly delicious. We are so lucky as the mango season is just going on and on. Lovely juicy apple mangoes as they are called here, are sweet and aromatic. Ok, I have…

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  • Tofu Salad

    March 2, 2014mayurisjikoni

    Updated Post: 08/05/2020 What is Tofu? Tofu is prepared from coagulated soy milk.  The coagulated white solid mass is pressed much like any cheese or paneer to remove excess water. Depending on the process, tofu can be firm, soft or silken.  It is believed that Tofu originates from China. It was accidentally discovered about 2000…

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  • 373. pak choi, bean sprout and noodle soup

    February 21, 2014mayurisjikoni

    The best things in life are free Recently a good friend of ours shared the above picture on Facebook. I had to share it with my blog followers for many reasons. The first being that many times during the day we forget about the best things in life and concentrate too much on our other…

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  • Roasted Pumpkin & Salsa Soup

    February 7, 2014mayurisjikoni

    RECIPE: ROASTED PUMPKIN & SALSA SOUP Roasted Pumpkin & Salsa Soup Did you know that roasted pumpkin is so flavorful? I find its easier to roast the pumpkin slices as its not only more tastier but its easy to peel the pumpkin. Luckily, supermarkets here sell small portions of pumpkin which is so much easier…

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  • 360.Red cabbage and carrot salad

    January 28, 2014mayurisjikoni

    Why is it not called purple cabbage?    The red cabbage looks purple but is called a red cabbage. Why?? Well avoiding all those scientific facts, I preferred the simple explanation that when cooked the cabbage turns red and therefore the name red cabbage. However, the pigment anthocyanin in the plant changes colour according to…

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  • Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

    January 15, 2014mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_REDOING OLD POSTS RECIPE: QUINOA TABBOULEH SALAD Quinoa Tabbouleh is a different version of the famous Classic Middle Eastern Salad. Bulgur wheat is replaced by protein rich quinoa which adds a lovely nutty kind of flavour to the salad. A healthy, filling, gluten free, vegan salad that is perfect served with pita bread or…

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  • 339.watermelon cucumber salad

    November 27, 2013mayurisjikoni

    beat the heat Salads are much welcome as a light meal or for lunch during the hot season. Hot weather means yummy sweet watermelons and cooling cucumbers. I love combining both cooling agents to create a delicious, filling and friendly on the tummy salad. Balsamic vinegar brings out the flavour of the watermelon and the…

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  • 336.red apple cucumber onion salad

    November 22, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Hot weather, cool salads The sun is beating down on us. It is very hot in Mombasa and this is just the beginning of the hot season. Dinners these days tend to be either fruits, salads or something very light. Having a heavy dressing on a salad in this hot weather is not very appealing…

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  • 329. bean sprout salad

    September 24, 2013mayurisjikoni

    shopping delight It has been a week since we arrived in Montreal. The city is full of restaurants and cafes. Its a clean, green and a very arty place. There are a lot of quaint little shops in the area my son Neel lives selling ceramics tableware, crockery,plants, clothes, organic shops, grocery stores, bakeries and…

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  • 327. quinoa tangerine salad

    September 11, 2013mayurisjikoni

    healthy, healthy, healthy It has been a while since I have posted a salad recipe. I am at the moment in the process of closing down my house for 6 weeks. For all those who have been following my blog, remember all the hassle we went through to get our Canadian visa, we finally are…

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