#20 Back Home And The Best Yellow Dhal

There are things you eat that simply feel like home. Heartwarming, filling, exploding tastes in your mouth that trigger lots of memories but yet return to the basic feelings which are primal to our existence. That’s how i feel about Dahl. Dahl is a simple dish in India. Dahl in Hebrew means poor but to me there is nothing poor about Dhal, It’s the basic … Continue reading #20 Back Home And The Best Yellow Dhal

#14 Ayurvedic Jungle Remedies And A Very Comforting Rice

It’s been a really annoying couple of weeks! to say the least. my neighbour Madhuri blames December, she says it’s the last month of the year and lots of accidents happen, i am not sure if there is a blame and it really doesn’t make a difference, it happened. I was trying really hard to practice everything i have been working on in Yoga classes, especially … Continue reading #14 Ayurvedic Jungle Remedies And A Very Comforting Rice

#13 Food Inspiration And Amazing Carrot-Date Bites With A Tamaraind Sauce

So why do i write? and why do i write about food? well not only food, I also write about our lifestyle choices and the day to day bits that make me tick, the food comes with it, and yes it’s a big part of my life! I have always loved to cook, i can remember myself growing up during the summer holidays, i was 11 or … Continue reading #13 Food Inspiration And Amazing Carrot-Date Bites With A Tamaraind Sauce

#12 Life in Goa And an Exciting Basil-Palak (Spinach) Paneer

It’s been almost 3 months in paradise, days are warm but not scorching, we sort of have a routine and so do the kids and i cook every day! i actually can’t believe how everything we need or want to eat here requires preparation, it’s not that straight forward but you know what, it keeps us on our toes, and quite proud! the basic of … Continue reading #12 Life in Goa And an Exciting Basil-Palak (Spinach) Paneer

#10 Kids, India, Food, A Child Friendly Samosa And The Best Chutney Ever

Feeding my kids in Goa. So, it’s not the easiest of tasks, especially for me as i love to cook (and eat) but i also love making sure the kids eat a balanced healthy diet, it’s hard enough when you live in London and have everything under the sun available in every shop and an online shopping establishment ready to go in one click. So in India? … Continue reading #10 Kids, India, Food, A Child Friendly Samosa And The Best Chutney Ever

#9 A Coconut Story And a Surprising Bhaji

Let’s talk about coconut! the whole of South Goa is filled with coconut trees, they grow tall and strong and are always full and heavy with coconuts, to a point that sometimes you need to duck if you hear a fall, that might not end well. Saying that, Coconuts mean life for the local Indian community and i can totally get why. The tall trees provide shade from the … Continue reading #9 A Coconut Story And a Surprising Bhaji

#8 Happy Diwali, and a Cabbage Coconut Bhaji

The last week has been all about Diwali, lights and colour and preparation, sweets and Puja, oh my god lots of Puja! Madhuri my neighbor and her mum have been cooking and preparing since monday, lots of traditional sweets and dishes, our house has been decorated with lights and colourful lanterns and i have to admit that i have been feeling very festive. Living in … Continue reading #8 Happy Diwali, and a Cabbage Coconut Bhaji

#6 Where Do the Days Go? And a Paneer Cauliflower Recipe

3 Weeks ago we arrived in Goa. It’s gone so quickly which makes me wonder where do the days go? the thing is that we get so used to having everything in one place or delivered to our doorstep that it’s totally different here. There is the bread man who comes by in different hours of the day, and the market for fruit and veg, … Continue reading #6 Where Do the Days Go? And a Paneer Cauliflower Recipe

#5 The Jewish New year and Aubergine Paneer Good Wishes

It is two weeks today since we arrived in Goa and somehow it seems like a life time. The days here fly by, just by living. doing things that make us feel good, cooking, playing, pottering around and going to the beach. I learn something new everyday and it’s an amazing feeling. My new Indian kitchen has a large window and i can hear the train passing by, … Continue reading #5 The Jewish New year and Aubergine Paneer Good Wishes

#4 First week in Goa, Lovely Madhuri and Tamaraindi Fish Curry

wow what a week. Today is a week since we got to Goa, and it’s been an interesting week. We have a lovely house, Elay started school, i have been to the market a hundred times, have bought so many vegetables, road a scooter, went to the beach had loads of power cuts, discovered that red onions and lime are a given in India and met Madhuri. … Continue reading #4 First week in Goa, Lovely Madhuri and Tamaraindi Fish Curry

#3 Goodbye London: The Scottish connection and My Healthy Apple Crumble

Not many people know this but i am half Scottish (the other half i will tell you in another blog- i promise). So scottish from my mothers side and going to Scotland really reminds me of my Mum and Nan. My nan who we called Softy, was such a Scottish lady, with a proper Scottish accent and cooked a lot of Scottish food and she also … Continue reading #3 Goodbye London: The Scottish connection and My Healthy Apple Crumble

#2 Elay’s Favorite Breakfast aka Mummy’s Amazing Pancakes

If you ask Elay what he thinks about India he will say he is excited but also sad to say goodbye to his school and friends, this is a natural, leaving and goodbyes are never easy, not even for me, but Elay knows and so do i that so many new adventures are awaiting and we are all looking forward to them as a family. Lots … Continue reading #2 Elay’s Favorite Breakfast aka Mummy’s Amazing Pancakes

#1 The Indian Connection and a Greek Inspired Recipe

It was January 2008 Ishay and i got on a plane, one way ticket from Tel Aviv to London, excited, nervous, ready to conquer the world.. or at least try London first. Its now August 2017 Fast forward a few years, it’s not just Ishay and me, we have Elay and Nina, they conquered us and London has been kind to us. Feeling the itch again, … Continue reading #1 The Indian Connection and a Greek Inspired Recipe