The Lalit Mangar
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To begin with, wish you all a very Happy New Year! With a heavy heart and a conscience full of guilt, I must confess that I’m aware of being ‘Missing In Action’ from the blog for quite sometime now. In my defence, I have just finished the most arduous task of moving to a newContinue reading

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All Seasons Homestay - Rajasthani Thali

Live like a local when you travel to Jaipur. I truly believe, there’s no better food than homemade food. Restaurant hopping is fun, however, I feel, living with a family, gives you a better insight into the local culture and flavours, when it comes to food. Hence, I chose All Seasons Homestay on Hathroi Road,Continue reading

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Jaipur - Pink city
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This is a food story about my double visit to Jaipur in a gap of 10 days and a guide to the city’s best food. The lovely folks at Jaipur Women Blog invited Gurjas and me as ‘Guest Speakers’ to their Bloggy Boogie event, where we spoke about all things ‘food’. As it was aContinue reading

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Pool Side - Taj Bengal

A story about my staycation at Taj Bengal and rediscovering one of the best food destinations of the country. ‘Why do you want to go to Kolkata? You’ve seen it all! What will you do there?’ Well, that’s what my parents kept asking me for a month, when I informed them that I would beContinue reading

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Halwa Poori in Kashmir
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Memories of my favourite roadside snack in Kashmir, with inputs by Marryam H Reshii. I am sitting in my room with tons of emails to answer. I also have deadlines to meet for my writing assignments and most importantly, a sponge of Epic Chocolate cake that I made for my sister’s birthday, is waiting in theContinue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Thali - Rangla Punjab, Jalandhar

My vegetarian meal in Jalandhar’s Rangla Punjab – a place that celebrates Punjabi culture and food from the bygone era. I can’t recall how many times I have been to Jalandhar. However, this visit was special. My Bhua (dad’s sister) had arranged a party for my mother, who’s recently retired after working in Indian RailwaysContinue reading

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