Maharashtra Sadan - Missal Pav

When I spent more than half a day, devouring delicacies at Maharashtra Sadan – from breakfast till lunch. I told my friends, ‘I want to eat everything’ and they took me seriously. So much so, that #LetsEatEverything became our hashtag for the day. Read on: The Place or Should I say Palace? As my Dad’sContinue reading

Peanut Butter Cookies - Cookies

A simple recipe for Peanut Butter Cookies Did I tell you how much I loved the Peanut Butter Brownie at Landour Bakehouse? It was perhaps the best dessert I had in Mussoorie. The soft, gooey brownie had a strong and prominent flavour of Peanut Butter. I guessed that they used peanut butter from the famousContinue reading


Homelike, flavoursome and affordable Sindhi food in Gurgaon After returning from my Mussoorie-Landour trip, I felt a bit of dullness around me. The weather didn’t help either and made me feel grouchier. I realised that the only thing that would cheer me up, is a good hearty meal. So, on a muggy afternoon and afterContinue reading

Landour Bakehouse

   If you are craving for a breakfast in mountains with brownie and coffee, visit Landour Bakehouse, an English style bakery and a treasure of desserts and all things vintage. Talking about Ruskin Bond and ghost stories, Saurabh and I along with Manish (our childhood friend) were strolling in the dark yet beautiful streets of Landour aroundContinue reading

Cafe Ivy - Chicken Pasta

The ‘cool’ new addition to the quiet colonial town of Landour A few months ago, three friends, Ashish, Mohit and Deepankar got together and opened Café Ivy in the beautiful surroundings of Landour. Made with recycled wood, the cool little café is modern and minimalist in its approach. The stairs leading to the café areContinue reading

Tea Leaf Salad - Burma Burma

Enjoy the textural flavours of authentic Burmese Food. Even without the meaty flavours, this fabulous herbivorous meal is something you may never want to miss. Months ago, I came across some food pictures of Burma Burma, Mumbai, on Twitter. They were alluring enough to make me secretly wish, that they open in Delhi soon. Because, KhowContinue reading

Emily's at Rokeby Manor - Interiors

An English cottage in the mountains of India Last weekend, I went to Mussoorie. My first ever trip to the ‘queen of hills.’ After an overnight road journey, Saurabh and I reached Landour, where we had chosen to stay. After a quick nap, we began walking down the hill to kick-start our food exploration. It didn’t takeContinue reading

Emily's at Rokeby Manor - Exteriors

A foodies guide for eateries in Mussoorie After getting off our bus at Dehradun at around 3:30AM, Saurabh and I, finally reached Landour at the break of dawn. We decided to take a quick nap, before we start our epic walk to Mussoorie’s Mall Road. The lush green hills, the misty lanes, the serenity ofContinue reading

Nathu's Pastry Shop

Flavours that I grew up with and the memories attached. It was my sister’s birthday. My dad told me to get ready and meet him outside in the verandah of our new house in Delhi. My mom, who was busy looking after too many chores in the kitchen, hurriedly made me wear my frilly dressContinue reading