Tag: Diwali

Tomato Soup with a Dollop of Butter: Food Tripping with Indian Railways

Shouvik Das writes an ode to the Indian Railways — the world’s most romantic mode of travel.  I have always been a romantic when it comes to train travel. While my profession has forced me into becoming a frequent air traveller, I often take time out to book myself a long-distance train ride whenever I am

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Recipe: Slow Cooked Maah Di Daal

‘Its creamy. Its rich. Its delicious’ – that’s how I’d pitch a tagline for maah di dal, if I was ever asked to. A dish that requires immense amount of patience and love for cooking, this is one recipe which is truly special to me. I first learnt to make this dal when I was

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ITC’s Motichoor Mixing – a Luxurious Take on Grand Old Indian Festivities

On Saturday, October 27, I was invited by ITC Maratha in Mumbai for a very unique ceremony of “motichoor mixing”. The concept intrigued me, as it had never been heard of before and I wondered what awaited me at the hotel. Since the moment I had received the invitation, I kept wondering what would make

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