Category: Miscellaneous Food Related Ramblings

  • Are “No Substitutions” Policies Ok?

    As a lifelong vegetarian, I almost always ask for substitutions at restaurants. If the answer is no, then fine – so be it. But I also almost always call ahead to ask if the chef is cool with making substitutions to accommodate a vegetarian diet. If the chef won’t do it, then you probably won’t […]

  • Help Feed 1 Million Children

    As many of you know, R and I have been longtime supporters of The Akshaya Patra Foundation.  Akshaya Patra feeds almost 1 million children across India for $28 per child per year.  Many of these children are encouraged to attend school because this is their only meal of the day.  Akshaya Patra has made it […]

  • Hello world…

    After much raving about cooking blogs and swapping recipes with family and friends, I’ve decided to start my own cooking blog to share the vegetarian recipes that I test out in our kitchen. R has graciously agreed to support my blog by volunteering to eat anything that I make.  How kind. You’ll mostly find vegetarian, Indian recipes in my cooking […]