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
If your travels ever take you to the South Indian state of Kerala, or what is popularly called “God’s Own Country,” it won’t be too long before you get acquainted with the delicious cabbage thoran. Mildly spiced and brightly colored, cabbage thoran is one of those dishes that retains the delicate taste of … Continue reading Cabbage Thoran- simple, healthy dish from Kerala
If there’s an egg on something, it’s probably a Parsi dish. The Parsi love for eggs finds them adding it to almost everything. My favourite ‘par eedu’ recipe is bacon par eedu (eggs on bacon). A delicious mildly spiced version of a frittata that screams out for seconds, thirds, fourths… licking the pan, you … Continue reading Bacon Par Eedu. That’s Parsi for Eggs on Bacon. And English for give-me-more!
It’s wrong to love a dish so much. But the heart wants what it wants—in this case, a big helping (or two) of biryani. Packed with all the things I love- meat, potatoes, rice, and spices, it is one of the heartiest meals I can think of. There are many varieties of this dish, which was … Continue reading Lamb biryani, Bombay style!
It’s the dish the Portuguese left us with hundreds of years ago and adorns tables in Catholic homes over feast days and lazy Sundays. The ‘Vin’ part of the dish is derived from the Portuguese for wine or wine vinegar and the ‘aloo’ translates as garlic. These are the primary ingredients that go … Continue reading Pork Vindaloo, a must-have recipe.