Let’s face it; we Indians have a tendency of pushing for bargains, often at the risk of coming across as shameless. Continue reading The Value Hunt!
Of all the cooking chores that might exist, the only time a man comes charging in to take control is with a barbecue grill. (Reference) This, of course, is a stereotypical view. Barbecue or cooking food (meats in particular) on open fires has been around since the time man discovered fire itself. But the art … Continue reading The Perfect Grill
In part one of this piece I discussed how my parents have left an indelible mark on my understanding and love of food. Here in part two I look at how Mayo College’s rich food culture has created some of my favorite food memories. The second container would contain a dry vegetarian dish, from Chawli … Continue reading How I Learnt to Love Food (Part Two of Two)
My childhood cannot be described extraordinary in any way. But it was different. I am an only child, a daughter in a Bengali household from a small town of Ajmer in Rajasthan. I grew up in boarding school, without ever studying there thanks to my father. Baba is an educator, he worked at Mayo College … Continue reading How I Learnt to Love Food (Part One of Two)
India became another outpost for another Michelin star chef last year. Sergi Arola. He tied with Marriott International to bring his namesake restaurant, Arola, to JW Marriott, Mumbai. He has a total of 10 restaurants with his name on them, and he diligently visits them to keep things ship-shape. He comes down to Mumbai too … Continue reading Spanish Serenade
It was just chance that I was assigned to head to APB Cook Studio the other day. I am glad I went. Present were Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal, owner, founder and brain ‘mother’ of APB Cook Studio – she also wears many other hats like consultant, food writer and an avid blogger – and Chef Vikas … Continue reading Khanna-sutra in a perfect studio