What I learnt in 60 days of staying at home

Coronavirus has changed the world completely. Death trackers on news channels seem to be as normal as showing the stock ticker. The images of suffering across the globe have left unforgettable impressions on the minds both young and old. Yet, amongst all the gloom and pain, there is a silver lining and a path to…

Vegan Carrot Cake

Mirror Mirror on the Wall, Which is your favorite cake of all? It is hard to imagine anyone saying “carrot cake” for that question but maybe after you try this one you might change your mind. Recipe Source: https://frommybowl.com/healthy-carrot-cake/ I made a few changes to the recipe and it still turned out great: Instead of…

Vegan Chocolate Chip Muffins

Got a few extra banana’s that are too ripe to be eaten? Fear not as you can magically turn them into delicious chocolate chip muffins which are vegan and gluten free! Recipe Source: https://frommybowl.com/chocolate-banana-muffins-vegan/ The recipe is super easy to follow and is quite similar to the banana bread recipe which I had posted earlier….

Honey Sriracha Cauliflower Wings

Super bowl is part football and part eating and you can decide how big those parts are 🙂 This year, we made some delicious honey sriracha cauliflower wings which had the perfect combination of sweet and spicy and was a big hit with the crowd. Recipe Source: https://vegetarianmamma.com/air-fryer-honey-sriracha-cauliflower/ We recently got an air fryer and…

Hip Hop Flash Mob

My team at work has a unique and fun culture. Last year at our holiday party we had done a Bollywood style flash mob and we wanted to continue our dancing tradition this year too. We got in touch with Tracey Wong who is a local hip hop instructor who helped us with the choreography…

Stage Management

A close friend who is an accomplished and talented dancer, runs a Bollywood dance school called Aakriti Dance Academy in Seattle. Every year her troupe puts together a show for a good cause and donates all the money to a local charity. For the past few years, I have volunteered as the stage manager and…

Summer 2019 – London & Paris

One of my favorite quotes is – “Traveling is an antidote to ignorance”. Travelling to new countries and experiencing different cultures really opens up your mind to appreciate different perspectives. This summer our family had the privilege to visit London and Paris and the experience was absolutely amazing. Several folks ask me what I eat…

The Art of Product Management

You have probably seen this joke floating around if you have been in the tech industry and unfortunately it’s true to some extent. Recently, I had the privilege to talk to many candidates as I was hiring for my team and I realized that a lot of folks who are early in career had questions…

Healthy Vegan Breakfast Potatoes

I definitely have a soft spot for breakfast potatoes whenever we go out for brunch and honestly sometimes that is the only vegan / vegetarian thing I find on the menu. Many times there is just no way to get the same rich feeling and taste in food without the “unhealthy” items in it but…

Grilled Tofu skewers with spicy peanut sauce

I have used Tofu in way too many dishes and love the way it tastes but somehow I have never been satisfied with the grilled tofu flavor. The taste is usually okay but does not wow for sure. I recently came across an article where the author was raving about a particular tofu press which…