Punjabi Cholay [Vegan Chickpeas]

Punjabi Cholay - Vegan Chickpeas

Holy Moly it has been so long since I’ve posted on my beloved blog. The past couple of months have been an absolute roller coaster for me. My health hasn’t been the best, my stress levels have only been worse, and I was turning into someone I just wasn’t. I became caught up in work and my personal life that I forgot to do the two things I love the most- cook & write! Read More »

Punjabi Chicken

Punjabi Chicken

North Indian food always was and still is the primary cuisine of our house and in our family. I personally have always loved Indian food; from all the different meat dishes to the vegetarian dishes, I could never get sick of it. Since I got married, I found myself making more and more of Indian food and less of my beloved Italian food.

Indian food has always felt like comfort for me; I make it especially when I miss my Mom or my Grandmother. Read More »

Shrimp Biryani with Raita (Yogurt & Cucumbers)


Biryani is a traditional Indian dish that has been developed into numerous varieties spread across North & South India. It is such a sophisticated dish; my mom would usually reserve it for special occasions. Biryani is infused with so many different spices and flavors that the aroma of it is simply breathtaking.

Of all the Indian dishes I cook, Biryani is definitely one of my favorites. Every step of this recipe leaves me with such an incredible smell of the different spices used. Read More »

Pista Malai Kulfi (Pistachio Indian Ice Cream)


Kulfi (eggless Indian ice cream) is one of the most popular North Indian desserts. There are numerous varieties of kulfi flavors to choose from, the choices are almost endless. My favorite part about kulfi is how creative you can really get with making it. You can either make it simple yet flavorful or create something with a burst of flavors.

For the brief period of time I used to live in India, there were several things I fondly remember falling in love with; one of them being street vendor food. Read More »