Simple Sweet & Savory

South Asian Superfoods for a Savvy You

South Asian Superfoods for a Savvy You

It was hard to listen to Mom and Dad on the occasions when they said “eat your food, it’s good for you”. If it didn’t […]

Veg Out with your Vegetarian BBQ Guests

Veg Out with your Vegetarian BBQ Guests

Bring on another lazy afternoon of grilling and socializing with friends and family.  As the burgers sizzle, the beers chill, and guests begin to arrive, […]

Crispy Kale Chips Made Easy

Crispy Kale Chips Made Easy

I was never a huge fan of kale.  But my husband loves it and I am always looking for more nutritious foods that my kids […]

7 Steps to Stress Free Entertaining

7 Steps to Stress Free Entertaining

Whether you are planning a formal dinner party or simply hosting a drop in get together with some friends, entertaining at home is great way […]

Sambal Oelek Surprise — 6 Ways to Discover the Spice

Sambal Oelek Surprise — 6 Ways to Discover the Spice

Sriracha has become a fan favorite for the past few years for spicing up everyday dishes.  However, one of my personal favorite quick tricks to […]

The Best Chai You’re Ever Gonna Try!

The Best Chai You’re Ever Gonna Try!

Meet Desi Gal: A woman with a collection of quick recipes that require very little effort with all the flavors of mom’s cooking. Owning a […]

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Simple Secret Salmon

Simple Secret Salmon

Dinner at Eric and Sharron’s home in the country is always a memorable experience.  I often encourage Eric to give up his job of being […]

Cheat Your Way to Samosa Chaat

Cheat Your Way to Samosa Chaat

Meet Desi Gal: A woman with a collection of quick recipes that require very little effort with all the flavors of mom’s cooking. Owning a […]

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Make easy clam sauce and pasta

Super Flavorful 15-Minute Clam Sauce and Pasta Dinner

  I love white clam sauce — I constantly order it in restaurants.  Sometimes it’s just amazing, but more often than not, I am disappointed […]

Moroccan Couscous Recipe with Chicken inspired by Parisian cafe recipes

Bistro Inspired Moroccan Couscous

As a student in Paris, food was as much a part of the education as my MBA class. However, it was not inexpensive.  We ate […]

Welcome to Under Pressure Mom

Welcome to Under Pressure Mom

Under Pressure Mom features food that you wouldn’t find in your Indian mom’s pressure cooker. South Asian moms are notorious for their pressure cooker stories. […]

Welcome to Simple, Sweet & Savory

Welcome to Simple, Sweet & Savory

  The Modern South Asian American is time-constrained and may be coming home to a hungry family or just may not have the energy to […]