Chennai morning walks, design Kolams and crispy Dosais!

I  am currently on a home visit to Chennai( Madras), South India where my parents have lived for the past 32 years. My father begins his day with a ritual morning walk and yoga asanas. I love to join him for these walks as they offer me some time and space for my own thoughts … Continue reading

Aubergine a´la Hyderabad

Photo: Andreas Dienert Hyderabad is the capital of the state of Andhra Pradesh which lies in the South east of India.  The cuisine is a beautiful fusion of Mughlai, Turkish and Arabic along with the influence of the native Telugu and Marathwada cuisines. The key flavours that stand out are of coconut, tamarind, peanuts and sesame seeds which are extensively used in many dishes. There is a saying in … Continue reading

Fribergaskolan goes Meat Free Monday

It is almost a year back when I started my first Meat Free Monday Cooking workshops in Stockholm. I started these classes for two reasons, the first being the positive impact veggie food can make on climate change and second was to showcase the delicious diversity of vegetarian food from India. India being a country with a long history … Continue reading

A unique food trail in South India

One of my goals is to show India via Food for Scandinavians/World and now this dream is coming true. It’s really a privilege to be part of a new collaboration with the conscious and environment friendly travel operator Läs och Res, where I have designed and will lead, the first of its kind food tour … Continue reading

Eat, Beach and Yoga

  Yoga on the Beach Dreaming about a Yoga or a Wellness retreat? Would you like to go away for a few weeks to rejuvenate your body, mind and soul. Out of the Box Travel is happy to bring you a Yoga Retreat in Kerala, God’s own country,  including healthy food, yoga, meditation, daily massage treatments and … Continue reading