The Romance Of Cooking

I recall during my dating years with my husband,I almost judged him for his obsession for food.I never thought I could organise dinners and cook huge meals – from where will I get the time for that? It’s been three years since my marriage and among other things – it has been a culinary rollercoaster,…

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…

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…

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. 🙂