Virgin Mojitos For A Cool Diwali

  Diwali is round the corner and it is one of my favourite festivals of all times. For me Diwali is just more festive than the other Indian festivals. All the diyas and rangolis and new clothes are full of vibrance and are peppy. Of course, not to forget the mouth-watering foods those are an…

From Odisha to your plates : ‘Enduri Pitha’

Enduri Pitha a.k.a Haldi Patra Pitha– the word brings back a huge wave of childhood memories where the Pitha or steamed sweet dim sum marks the Prathamashtami, a festival of Odisha that is celebrated to pray for the well-being of the first born. Now, being the second the born there was an obvious hatred in me for this…

‘Dada, ekta egg roll!’ – The Saga of Kolkata’s Street Food

Kolkata, the city of joy, is every bit the city of incredible street food. For us Bengalis, no Sunday is ever complete without cups of tea, a storming debate on any topic worth fighting for, and a particularly enticing assortment of the best street food you’ll ever find anywhere. Those who have been to Kolkata…

Chilis: Of love, life and lots of Spice!

In the year 2011, while I struggled to discover my newly found independence of living alone in a new city, I also discovered Chilis – a Mexican restaurant chain which was still establishing it’s roots in Delhi. There, we had our first similarity albeit the Mexican bit!  “Life is great. Cheese makes it better,” is…

The Big Chill Cafe: To food so good

  Good food, like every good thing in this world, is to die for. The Big Chill, plush in the high streets of Khan Market of New Delhi, is a personification of this very statement. Dilli, as I like to refer to New Delhi as, is a glorious match of some of the best eateries,…

Our first audience review!

Here’s the first review of our blog by MasterChef India Season 5’s contestant, Mr Sadaf Hussain! Thank you for the kind words. Stay tuned. 🙂

Vegetable Biryani

What do you do when you are home alone on a weekend with no plans? You scavenge through the kitchen and gather all the ingredients you can and make a biryani out of it! So, that is exactly what I did today and here’s my recipe for the same. Ingredients: 2 cups biryani rice 1/2…