Category Archive: Destinations

Garçon there’s a snail in my plate!

I did it! Despite all my apprehensions and vociferous “no’s”, I finally took a deep breath and yanked the poor creature out of its buttery grave and into my mouth! Yes, I ate… Continue reading

What all Pulaos should be- the Goan Sausage Pulao!

What does a self respecting Catholic do on a Sunday? Well, we eat copious amounts of food, feed others and grin as we drift into what that beautiful thing called the siesta. One… Continue reading

Food crawl Mumbai- The South Indian delights of Matunga’s streets

In the first of a series of Food Crawls across Mumbai, I visit the little South India of the city- Matunga. This is an old neighbourhood in central Mumbai that has been the… Continue reading

Ask Me Anything!! I’m on Reddit today!

The good people at Reddit have invited me for an AMA or Ask Me Anything. I’ll be answering questions about Indian food mainly, but really anything! Go ahead, tune in to reddit at 11AM PST and ask me anything!!

It’s finally here!! My Cookbook!

  A labour of love for both food and my first love – writing. My cookbook is launching in just a few days on April 19th through Rockridge Press Berkley California. Each of… Continue reading

New eatery alert- Ellipsis Café

Tucked away, quite literally, in a part of Bombay very few have ever seen is the newest, sweetest little bakery –Ellipsis Café. I’d never have expected to find a European style bakery in… Continue reading

Flying Malpuas, a must-see video of the making of this sweet treat on the street!

  Malpuas are a delicacy synonymous with the Muslim community of India and found along most street corners during Ramadaan. They are delicious, extremely rich crepes that are deep fried and eaten warm.… Continue reading

San Sebastian’s Bar Bergara- A local Pintxo bar that’s not on the traveller’s trail

    You can’t go to San Sebastian and have a food-less moment. It’s true what they say about this part of the world. The people here are food-obsessed. And their love for… Continue reading

Uncovering the little-known gems of Bohri food

  Not much is known about Bohri food. And part of me wants to keep this delicious secret all to myself. But then I’m also a believer in keeping regional and community based… Continue reading

India’s little Tibet, Kushalnagar. A photo essay.

It’s a strange feeling to find a slice of the roof of the world in the sultry climes of South India. Big, dark Kannadiga eyes are suddenly replaced by the sloping slits that… Continue reading