Food that spells out winter at my home. Early morning, Saurabh and I were standing in the balcony of our home and we saw a kid all ready to leave for his school downstairs. Dressed in crisp gray pants and blue-red sweater, his mother covered his head in a muffler before they both zoomed offContinue reading

0
Share
Ice Cream Roll

Just like in every other discipline, in the culinary world too, there are methods and tools that are used to produce a dish. Just how an Engineer needs a computer for coding, a Chef needs his/her Kitchen Essentials to make food. If you notice carefully, every kitchen has certain appliances that facilitate any chef orContinue reading

0
Share
Pizza cone in Delhi

Walk away – Ice Cream Shaped Pizzas in Delhi for a ‘Quick Bite’. We all know Pizza comes from Italy. However, Pizza’s forefather was, perhaps, the hugely popular flat bread, Focaccia. One of my all time favourite breads, I can have countless bites of a Focaccia and call it a meal unto itself. Many peopleContinue reading

0
Share
Turkish Ice Cream in Delhi

All about the fascinating tales of Turkish Ice-cream and demystifying the playful trickery of the gorgeous Fes-capped Vendors I am not too big on desserts. Even, as a kid, I only liked softy cones or gulab jamun. However, gone are the days when (for me) desserts meant just that. After working as a Pastry Chef,Continue reading

0
Share
Homemade Bharwan Baingan

Discovering famous Indian and global Brinjal dishes. Yes, I said it. I love Brinjal or Aubergine or Eggplant or Baingan, whatever you may want to call it. It’s said, that Brinjal, the term, came from Portuguese Berinjela, who were largely responsible for getting many vegetables to India. Known as Eggplant in America and Aubergine InContinue reading

28
Share
Me after Butter Chicken Roll

Places to eat in Meherchand Market If you’re around Lodhi Colony, driving towards Meherchand Market, chances are you’ll spot photographers at almost every intersection. Thanks to the beautiful street art and colourful graffiti on the walls, Meherchand attracts a lot of young crowd. Therefore, the food options here, are varied. Once, just a friendly neighbourhoodContinue reading

36
Share
Princep Ghaat - Kolkata

What I eat if I have only half a day’s time to spend at Park Street, Kolkata Last week, I was in Kolkata – the city that has played a significant part in my life, in making me the person I am today. I have literally seen the best and the worst times of myContinue reading

12
Share
Should your food be always authentic?

If your dish is delicious, does it even matter if it’s authentic? To make a good Sushi, must a chef hail from Japan? When it comes to food, do you choose ‘taste’ or ‘authenticity’. On a peaceful quiet night, while going through insta-stories on Instagram, I came across my friend’s story on a restaurant IContinue reading

18
Share
After my Farm Visit - The Pahadi

Relish a wholesome Organic Farm to Table Traditional Kumaoni meal – cooked on wood fired chulahs and detoxify yourself with clean crisp air at this self sustaining rustic farm stay. In less than a year’s time (9 months to be precise), this was my third trip to Kumaon region in Uttarakhand. Gurjas has always lovedContinue reading

14
Share
Kyani & Co - Irani Cafes in Mumbai

A story about my two meals at Kyani & Co. Whether it’s sipping on a cup of Irani Chai along with freshly baked Khari biscuits or munching on Brun Maska with Raspberry Soda Pallonji, for many locals in Mumbai, this is routine. The celebrated romance between Mumbai and its Irani Hotel/Parsi Café/Irani Café (whatever youContinue reading

26
Share