You know how the saying goes- a rose by any other name… Well nowhere is it more true than with the Sorpotel. Amongst the various sub sects of the Indian Catholic community, the versions- East Indian Sorpotel, Goan Sorpotel and Manglorean Sorpotel make absolutely no difference to the deliciousness of this celebration of offal. My … Continue reading Pork Sorpotel- The East Indian Way
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 an overgrown, sprawling BMC grounds. But Ellipsis has managed it. And quite nicely. The location of the café is half the charm. … Continue reading New eatery alert- Ellipsis Café
I love cooking. The more challenging or exotic sounding, the better. But baking is a whole other story. I immediately get lazy and find a million other substitutes to it. Like the new cupcake shop that’s open just a week ago or the home baker who does such a good job ‘it’s like you … Continue reading Easy peasy banana muffins!
There’s nothing like a Sunday lunch to pick me up. Even better if it’s Parsi food. Like this authentic Parsi recipe of Mutton Jardaloo sali boti or Jardaloo ma Ghos. The week’s problems seem to melt away with a nice, hearty meal. Really, what do you need apart from a delicious lunch and a siesta to … Continue reading That lazy Sunday lunch. Sleep inducing Parsi Jardaloo Sali Boti and Pulav
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. Sometimes with a healthy dollop of even more ghee (clarified butter) or with dried fruits, sweetened cream or sheera (a thick semolina based … Continue reading Flying Malpuas, a must-see video of the making of this sweet treat on the street!
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 food is transformed into the most delicious dishes you will ever have the pleasure of tasting. Make no mistake, this is … Continue reading San Sebastian’s Bar Bergara- A local Pintxo bar that’s not on the traveller’s trail
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 cuisines alive. So at the cost of sharing my mutton kheema samosas, here goes! Tucked into a quiet lane near Cuffe Parade … Continue reading Uncovering the little-known gems of Bohri food