Food for thought: Happy Dussehra!

Food for thought : What if evil doesn’t really exist? What if evil is something dreamed up by man, and there is nothing to struggle against except out own limitations? The constant battle between our will, our desires, and our choices? May we all win over own limitations and inner demons. A happy Bijoya Dashami and

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From the MasterChef India Kitchen: Sadaf Hussain

It’s not just a cooking show, it’s a revolution started in the humble kitchens of home chefs who are united by their love for food and cooking, Masterchef India is a platform where many delicious dreams come true and where food is the real hero. Syed Sadaf Hussain, 27, is a contestant in MasterChef India’s

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Beyond the standard Gujarati fare

You might remember the dialogue in 3 idiots where Kareena Kapoor Khan’s character tells Aamir Khan’s character that, “Tum Gujarati log kitne cute hote ho. Par tumhara khana itna khatarnak kyu hota hai…Aisa lagta hai jaise koi missiles hai” which gave people a glimpse into the variety of foods that the gujarati cuisine has to offer.

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Biryani or Pulao?

Yes yes yes, I am aware of the everlasting debate about Biryani not being considered a vegetarian dish; answering questions of surprised friends (most who just love the veg vs. non-veg debate) about how do I even live in the illusion that rice without meat can be biryani. But here I am, once again, calling

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The 9 days Navratri detox

The festival season has begun, and while some of us have already started gorging on those delicious mithais and savouries, a lot of us are observing 9 days of fasting during Navratri. At my place my family fasts for all the 9 days more out of the need to detoxify than a religious reason and it

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The street and it’s food! 

Everyday, we’d pick a street food/fast food from across the country and around the world for ‘Food item of the day.’ We start off with Bombay’s (Mumbai) Sev Puri. What’s your favourite? Share with us. 🙂

Mall of India: The one-stop food zone drawing Delhiites to NCR

Noida has long been synonymous with Great India Place. The massive shopping plaza at Noida Sector 18 has been a signature place for Noida residents to laze around, and even for Delhiites to make their occasional way down to NCR, be it for apparel and clothing at discounted rates, or the multiple eating joints that

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Romancing the baingan!

Yesterday after a long time I visited the local vegetable vendor and bought fresh vegetables in plenty. Amongst my colourful and fresh buy were a kilo of baby brinjals (Eggplant/baingan, if you may), which at first I didn’t have a heart to cook as they looked oh, so adorable! But then a girl must do, what

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