Mole Sauce with Mixed Veggies & Beans (Vegan Recipe)

BM# 77: Week 2/ Day 3 Theme: Explore Latin American Cuisine Dish: Mole Sauce with Beans & Mixed Vegetables For the final day of this week’s ‘Latin American cuisine’, I have a delicious Mexican chocolate based dish called Mole (mo-lay) sauce. Mole is actually a generic name for a number of sauces made in Mexican cuisine…

Llapingachos (Potato Pancakes with Peanut Sauce)

BM# 77: Week 2/ Day 2 Theme: Explore Latin American Cuisine Dish: Llapingachos (Potato Pancakes with Peanut Sauce) Potato and cheese happen to be my son’s favorite food groups. He will try any dish with either of these ingredients and 9 out of 10 times he will LOVE that dish. Today’s dish combines both his favorites…

Batido (Tropical Mango & Passionfruit Smoothie)

BM# 77: Week 2/ Day 1 Theme: Explore Latin American Cuisine Dish: Batido (Tropical Mango & Passionfruit Smoothie) My theme for this week’s blogging marathon is ‘Explore Latin American Cuisine’. Latin America broadly refers to all of the Americas south of the United States. In one sense it refers to territories in the Americas where Spanish or…

Vegetarian Pupusa

Blogging Marathon# 37: Week 1/ Day2 Theme: National Dishes from around the World Dish: El Salvador — Pupusa Years ago when I first started watching Food network, Rachael Ray used to make dishes from different countries/ cuisines and called them ‘Passport meals’ to those countries. Which means you don’t need a passport to visit those countries physically, all you need is a well stocked pantry and you can easily transport to that country by enjoying the local dishes right at home. That is how my interest in trying different cuisines started. So today I made a Passport meal to El…

Café Con Leche Flan

Vegan Mofo Day 26: Did any of you (in the US) go out for shopping today? I woke up my husband 7:00AM and asked him if he wanted to go, he said he’s too busy sleeping, so I dozed off too for another hour of sleep. Well we did end up in Walmart around noon to buy toothpaste for our little one and it looked like a carnival in the Electronics section. Every cart we saw had a flat screen TV, my husband was tempted to buy one, but knowing our three year old, who talks to TV and hi-fi’s…