#ChaiPakodaDay: Discovering Mumbai One Pakoda At A Time

Always upbeat about celebrating the international food observance days, it was high time someone took charge and lead the way to celebrate the diversity of Indian cuisine, and who better than Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal, a food expert who has committed herself to revive the Indian regional cuisine and give it the place it deserves in…

Brewing Health And Happiness: Gardner Street Teas

I, like most Indians have enjoyed my cup of tea more than coffee, always. The first thing in the morning after I wake up, is to brew a perfect up of strong tea for myself, and then go about my chores planned for the day. Now see, the thing about tea is, that it is…

Lucky Restaurant, Ahmedabad: Dine With The Dead!

Often, we walk out of the restaurant because the ambiance and atmosphere is so dead. But what would you do if you were actually dining with the dead? It would be an absolutely bone chilling and a breath taking experience. I walked in to a restaurant in Ahmadabad near Lal Darwaza—Lucky Café, located opposite the…

#TeaSeries: Kolkata And Its Tea- Need We Say More?

Calcutta, or Kolkata, is a bizarre city where the old world coexists seamlessly with the new. Her grand colonial structure also succeeds in accommodating art deco style residences, cafe chains and shopping malls. Restaurants like TGIF and Mocambo both enjoy a clientele, as do Globe and Inox. The crowded and noisy bookstores of college street…

#TeaSeries: India’s Chai & Emotions Around It!

With various tea-centric startups now beginning to emerge in the country, one knows that they’ve tapped on the right nerve of the Indian crowd. Tea is not a mere beverage for the Indians, but an emotion that runs high in each family. Our days start with ‘chai‘ and in most cases they even end on…

The Journey From Chai To Tea And Its Benefits

The frequent “chai-chai” call at the railway stations and tea stalls in every nook and cranny of the country, to the classy tea parlours, tea has found its lover in every place and in every person. Be it summers or winters, Indians love their chai (tea), in all seasons. It has been a long journey…

Recipe: Oats Poha

My morning usually starts with healthy eating, either I eat muesli, yogurt, eggs anything else which gives me energy to carry for the entire day. Oats are usually really boring but what if you add some twist to it and cook your version of it. You can give your own flavours and come up with…