Golden Temple - Amritsar

Read about my first ever meal at Kesar Da Dhaba, a 102 years old legendary eatery in Amritsar. I must have snoozed the alarm for the tenth time, when finally my Bhua (my father’s sister) switched on the bright lights in the room. She tried to wake up, Saurabh and me, but what was theContinue reading

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What I discovered about local food in Jodhpur What one loves in childhood, stays in the heart forever – May Jo Putney With a little red bag and lots of excitement filling my heart, I boarded Mandor Express from Old Delhi with my parents. We were headed for Jodhpur, a city of my childhood. WeContinue reading

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The Blue City - Jodhpur
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Best Places to eat in Jodhpur Jodhpur is one city that’s closest to my heart. I always say, I was born in Amritsar but it was in Jodhpur that I realized that I existed. The land of bright sun, blue walls and pretty pink bougainvilleas, I remember this place as a city where people andContinue reading

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Panna Cotta with caramel, caramelised figs and roasted almonds

Artusi Ristorante, now serving you delicious authentic Italian food in Gurugram. Artusi Ristorante is a wonderful addition to Gurugram’s ever buzzing restaurant scene. With great value attached with creating a quintessential ‘European fare’ for the locals, it promises unadulterated flavours, upscale interiors and just the right mood for you to enjoy Italian delicacies. Food, thatContinue reading

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East Indian Food in Vasai

Christmas in the sleepy, dreamy town of Vasai, with a loving East Indian Family in their beautiful home, surrounded by lush green patches of fruit plantations, home grown chicken, fresh water fish curry and homemade masalas for everyday cooking. Sitting in the porch, gorging on some luscious homegrown papaya, I was playing with Craig, aContinue reading

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Jim Corbett National Park

My maiden trip to Jim Corbett and the story of my stay at a Wildlife Luxury resort in the forest, that changed me. Jungle is not a place to visit, it’s truly a home. That’s what I learnt from my experience at Paatlidun Safari Lodge located at the edge of Corbett Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand.Continue reading

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SodaBottle Breakfast - The Spread

Pop some Poppins and grove to the music of 80’s, while you indulge in a Big (happy) Bawa Breakfast at SodabottleOpenerwala I am writing after months as I was nursing a stubborn skin allergy that just refused to go. However, moving onto some happier times, I am back and hopefully with a bang (pun intended).Continue reading

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Barramundi flavoured with soy and served with shallots three ways

Australia’s celebrated Chef Scott Pickett comes to Delhi with Visit Victoria. Long ago, while watching Masterchef Australia I came to know about Estelle and its award-winning Melbourne based Chef Scott Pickett. His prodigy Chef Josh had come on the TV show, for an immunity challenge. I remember the exquisite dish he had made representing theContinue reading

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Afghani Food Spread - Kabul Restaurant
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Afghanistan’s people & food and the ever-changing food history of Delhi. Almost after 2 years, I was back in the Afghani colony of Delhi, Jangpura. With handsome young lads wearing Pathani suits, roaming around, this neighborhood looks nothing like any other part of South Delhi. With narrow crowded lanes, shawarma grill counters and naan breadContinue reading

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Murgh Khurchan Wali roomali Roti - Baluchi

How I just made it to the Parantha Junction festival at Baluchi There are dishes that you can’t imagine your life without, like that warm comforting hug that fills your soul with love and lets you forget all the worries in the world. For me, Parantha is that dish. I’ve been binging on them forContinue reading

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