Red Cabbage Grape and Mandarin Juice Homemade

by Helene Dsouza March 21, 2014
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Are you a raw food fan? Lately I have been noticing a certain food trend in Goa amongst the multicultural community, raw foodism. Raw foodism is a way of life and the aim is to consume only raw uncooked and mostly also organic vegetable fruits, nuts and milk products, sprouted grains, meats, eggs and fish. […]

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Yogurt Lime Dressing for Savory Salads

by Helene Dsouza March 16, 2014
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It’s quite clear that the Indian summer has surprised us once again in Goa. We live in denial that the heat is going to hit us sooner or later and when the day comes, we act surprised and of course annoyed. So, here I am sitting writing this while feeling all sticky and uncomfortable – […]

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Polenta Squares

by Helene Dsouza March 9, 2014
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Have I ever mentioned my secrete love for polenta? Polenta might have been a topic in the past but I hadn’t posted a recipe yet, which is a shame of course. Golden Polenta is one of my all time favorite side dishes and definitely a comfort food in my world. It’s easily cooked, in fact […]

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Stuffed Eggs Tomato Sauce Bake

by Helene Dsouza March 7, 2014
Stuffed Eggs Tomato Sauce Bake

Sometimes we tend to feel more inspired in our kitchen. All this depends if our mood swings lie in the positive, if we are happy or at peace with the surrounding. Of course we are just humans and without experiencing “rain”, we wouldn’t enjoy the sunny days the way we do. So when I feel […]

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10 Spicy Hot Pinterest Food Boards you should Follow!

by Helene Dsouza March 4, 2014
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Yes, I have turned into a Pinterest pinning monster lately. Of course this is not surprising because Pinterest, the visual picturesque Social Network, is definitely one of the coolest things the internet has to offer and to be honest, who can resist collecting inspiring pictures of our favorite themes? My friends have fallen for the […]

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Cauliflower Potato Egg Bake

by Helene Dsouza February 28, 2014
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When I say comfort food, I mean a dish such as this Cauliflower Potato Egg Bake. I have always had a list of comfort foods, which has been fixed and remained unchanged for years and years. However, I am more passionate about my comfort foods when I can share them with my husband. Sometimes I […]

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Spicy Vegetarian Mushroom Pizza

by Helene Dsouza February 24, 2014
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A few days ago I shared my “top secret” Spicy tomato sauce recipe and today I prepared this spicy vegetarian mushroom pizza for you. Again a mushroom pizza? Yes again, just that this time it’s a regular size pizza, it’s hot and the spicy pizza is more like a TV dinner comfort food then a […]

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Spicy Tomato Sauce Recipe for Pasta and Pizza

by Helene Dsouza February 21, 2014
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A spicy Tomato Sauce Recipe in all it’s glory. Yes that’s what we need, don’t you think so? Lately I have been positively surprised by the amount of locals in Goa, who seemed to enjoy a plate of Italian pasta covered in tomato sauce. Actually the trend started when certain noodle companies advertised their quick […]

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