Category: Food

March 22, 2019
Here is a recipe for rose and cardamom scented almond milk
Recipe: Cardamom and Rose scented Almond Milk
Most of you know that I'm a serial coffee drinker and while caffeine from coffee doesn't really bother me (caffeine from tea is a ...
March 22, 2019
Recipe for rose-lemon icing on a lemon olive oil cake
Recipe: Lemon-Rose Yogurt Olive Oil Cake
One of my favorite recipes to make on the weekends is Ina Garten’s lemon yogurt cake and this time I made a lemon-rose icing to go...
March 22, 2019
Rose Lassi Recipe with Rose Simple Syrup by Shilpa Iyer Photography
Recipe: Rose Lassi
If you've been following along, you all know that I recently made a purchase of a rather large quantity (by accident) of culin...
March 3, 2019
A gin infused Dona Chai Masala Tea Recipe by Shilpa Iyer Photography
Recipe: The Dona Chai Hot Toddy
Masala chais are an afternoon staple in many Indian homes, and while I myself am a big coffee drinker, I do find myself enjoyi...
February 19, 2018
5 Food Photography Tips Using your iPhone
5 Food Photography Tips using your iPhone
As they say, the best pictures are taken with whatever camera you have with you, and these days, that camera is most likely yo...
February 1, 2018
an easy lunch consisting of an open faced salmon sandwich with capers
Recipe: Open Faced Pastrami-Style Smoked Salmon Sandwich
I'm at HUGE Trader Joes fan. In fact, I design my weekly meals around TJ's availability. One of TJ's standouts is their pastrami-s...
January 22, 2018
simple and easy egg curry to warm your soul during the winter months
Recipe: Easy Egg Curry to escape the winter chill
This is one of my go-to recipes when I have some extra eggs and leafy greens lying around. The remaining ingredients are typical o...
January 6, 2018
Simple ayurvedic dishes made during the week for a quick meal
Recipe: A Light South Indian Meal
I grew up in a vegetarian household and while my sister and I were encouraged by my parents to eat meat when we were outside t...
December 16, 2017
Chicken Porridge Recipe
Destination: Inner Mongolia (and Recipe!)
One of my lifelong dreams was to visit the vast grasslands and desserts of Mongolia. As a young child, I'd always been enamored by...