Finding Desi Taste In A Foreign Land

What is that first thing an Indian searches for once he or she leaves the country. Adventure? Progress? New opportunities? No way ! The only and the very first thing they look for, in an unknown territory, is the Indian food. This is exactly what happened to us. Having landed in United Kingdom few years…

Some Indian Tastes And Flavors

All this food is Gluten free, Dairy free and Sugar free and is based on the clean detox program. This was originally posted on Neeta’s Healthy Plate (http://www.neetashealthyplate.com/)

Recipe: Pesto And Nut Butters

Recipe for Pesto: This is a simple and delicious pesto with a grainy nutty crunch and the cheesy taste from the nutritional yeast.  2 cups fresh basil 2 cups fresh baby spinach 1 cup almonds Juice of 2 lemons 1/2 cup olive oil 2 cloves garlic 1 tbsp nutritional yeast (optional) sea salt and pepper…

Head to Shabri In Pune For A Delicious Maharashtrian Thali

My love affair with Shabri started at the age of three. Living in Pune at the time, Shabri, a restaurant offering typical Maharashtrian fare, was a favourite with my parents and naturally, soon became a favourite with me. My earliest memories of food are inextricably linked with our frequent meals at Shabri. I distinctly remember…

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,…

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…