Can cooking be therapeutic and help with mental health?

The wonderful thing about cooking is that it transforms us at the same time as it transforms our ingredients. Cooking is self-care at its most basic and nourishing, you take ingredients transform them into something delicious that feeds body and spirit. Cooking lets me feel somewhat in control and this calms me. 3 steps to […]

5 reasons I love cooking at home

1. It’s fun. I love that cooking give me a chance to be creative and indulge in some ‘play’ time – something we adults could do with a lot more. I adore losing myself in the rituals of chopping, stirring and tasting. 2. It’s delicious. When you’re cooking you get to choose what you make […]

As a mum I’m not perfect

My two little boys Kunal and Sohum. Never in a life time did I think I would be having two little adorable boys right now. As a mum I’m not perfect. I make mistakes. I forget things. I lose my cool. And some days I go a little crazy. But, it’s okay because a mum’s […]

What’s your favorite on toast? Jam or Marmalade?

Ever wondered the difference between the two? Jam is made from fruit, solidified with pectin, and sugar is added for sweetness. Jam is great for fillings and retains the fruit pulp, which contributes to its thick consistency. Making peanut butter and jelly? Often, you’re making peanut butter and jam—jelly is somewhat thinner, made from fruit […]

Why our children should spend more time in the kitchen

As many families are in a situation where both parents are working, it gives us more opportunity to spend time together. We can have quality time – away from our phone, TV or any other electronic devices – in the kitchen to connect with our children. Children can learn valuable life lessons and skills and […]