VEGAN HOSTEL COOKING IN SOUTH AMERICA

I love cooking in hostels. Shopping for produce in a foreign country and using those ingredients to whip up a meal is an aspect of travel I enjoy quite a lot. South America is no exception, I came mentally prepared to cook a lot in hostels. Rice is plentiful in South America, so when we … Read moreVEGAN HOSTEL COOKING IN SOUTH AMERICA

Being vegan in South America – an ongoing effort

My husband and I recently arrived in the city of Bogota, Colombia for our four month South American journey. We have always wanted to travel for an extended period of time and we finally got the opportunity to do so. So we quit our jobs and are backpacking around South America until April. Our tentative … Read moreBeing vegan in South America – an ongoing effort

Vegan 7 cup sweet for Deepavali (Gluten Free)

Today is the last day of vegan mofo. Unfortunately, I have been unable to blog every weekday as I had originally planned. Ah well, life just happened. However, I have been checking out vegan mofo entries from the blogosphere and having fun looking at all the food that’s being cooked. For Deepavali this time, I … Read moreVegan 7 cup sweet for Deepavali (Gluten Free)

Spinach and Beluga Lentils with Quinoa

During a recent visit to Rainbow grocery in SF, I picked up some beluga lentils. These tiny, black lentils cook quickly and dont loose shape. I had eaten beluga lentils before, but never cooked them myself. My fail-safe way of trying out any new variety of dal or any new type of green leaves is … Read moreSpinach and Beluga Lentils with Quinoa

Vegan Indian Masala Chai (Masala Tea With Soy Milk)

For someone embarking on a vegan diet, milk is one of the easiest things to replace, especially with the widespread popularity of soy milk and recently other non dairy milks. Even my parents, who live in the suburbs of Chennai in India have easy access to soy milk in their local supermarket. It took a … Read moreVegan Indian Masala Chai (Masala Tea With Soy Milk)