“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it … Continue reading Lockdown Diaries: What Has The Pandemic Taught Us?
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Throwback of the centuries: A weekend at the Neemrana Fort-Palace
Now in its sixth century, the Neemrana Fort-Palace is a one of a kind heritage hotel that sparked off a trend, while keeping its actual flavour intact. When I moved to Delhi four months ago, one of the many things that I was looking forward to (apart from getting married, of course) are the numerous … Continue reading Throwback of the centuries: A weekend at the Neemrana Fort-Palace
Recipe: Punjabi Kadhi Pakoda
Kadhi, gets its name from the simple process of “slow cooking” or “kadhna” (काढ़ना). Made with a mixture of chickpea flower (besan) and whisked yogurt, the consistency to which it is made differs from region to region. While the Rajasthani and the Gujaratis prefer it to be thinner, we in Punjab like the kadhi thick … Continue reading Recipe: Punjabi Kadhi Pakoda
The Welcome Wind Of Change For Punjabi Cuisine
It started some time back when the home-chefs started making a wave with their regional cuisines, highlighting and bringing to the forefront the 'realness' of their food backed with tales from their grandmother's and mother's kitchens. No one would've thought that these home-chefs would one day make a headway into the commercial kitchens of luxury … Continue reading The Welcome Wind Of Change For Punjabi Cuisine
Delectable Punjab Recipe: Pindi Cholle
Pindi cholle are made often in our households. They’re different from the normal cholle as they’re the same size as the kala chana. We don’t make it in Mumbai much as this variety isn’t easy to find and most people serving pindi cholle here don’t even know why it’s called that and how it’s different … Continue reading Delectable Punjab Recipe: Pindi Cholle
What Is Delectable Punjab?
What started as an unconscious self discovery and going back to my roots, is today a full blown project by the name of Delectable Punjab. A short Instagram series under which I showcase the vegetarian cuisine of the state, along with stories and fables that we've grown up listening to. Sounds pretty straight forward, doesn't … Continue reading What Is Delectable Punjab?
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 … Continue reading Tomato Soup with a Dollop of Butter: Food Tripping with Indian Railways
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 … Continue reading ITC’s Motichoor Mixing – a Luxurious Take on Grand Old Indian Festivities