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

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

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

Afghani Food Spread - Kabul Restaurant

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

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

Peach Almond Crumble

With Fresh from farm Peaches, no sugar and no refined flour, this dish is a dream for weight-watchers. Super simple healthy dessert recipe made with a simple technique. This World Environment Day, I attended a talk at The Imperial, about growing your own food by Sangeeta Khanna,  noted food and nutrition consultant. With major emphasisContinue reading

The Imperial - 1911 Drinks

A photo essay of Cocktails and Summer Coolers at 1911 Bar, The Imperial, New Delhi It’s that time of the year when I tend to survive more on fluids rather than heavy spiced up meals. Especially, during the day, the weather is excruciatingly hot. So, if given a choice to have drinks with Watermelon, Mango,Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Simple and fuss free recipe with few ingredients for Gooey and crunchy chocolate treat for all seasons and moods! It’s been 5 months that I have shifted to my new house. And, believe it or not, we’re still fixing things every weekend. It’s becoming more punishing with Delhi turning into a furnace. However, taking aContinue reading

Kosha Mangsho - City of Joy

A week-long craving for Kosha Mangsho and discovering City Of Joy in Delhi. Have you seen The Namesake? If you have, do you remember when Tabu’s character takes out spices, peanuts and rice puffs to make her version of Jhal Muri on her first day in America? Well, I am not a Bengali living inContinue reading

Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat

Banaras: The city of legendary street food and warm people. Things to do in Banaras/Varanasi. It’s been more than a month, since I visited the ancient city of Banaras ( Read Best Places to Eat in Banaras ). With its busy lanes always bustling with people and its various offerings, Banaras is easy to loveContinue reading