Traditional Indian breads are a peek into our past. The pav for instance is the story of the Portuguese in India. Continue reading Gutli Pav-The other Indian bread (part 2)
In Bombay, we’re so used to sliced bread or the pav that we often think of only these two and their variations – like the gutli pav and the chappatti, when it comes to bread. In fact though, there’s a world of Indian breads to discover. In my search to keep lesser known … Continue reading The other Indian Breads
It’s about 2 days to Valentine’s Day and while most of the world goes all heart-shaped in the iris and hormones go into overdrive at the thought of nights filled with red, lacey lingerie… I urge you to use these precious few hours in the cementing of true love… go marinate some ham! While it … Continue reading If you really love ’em, say it with a ham flower!
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 hub of South Indian food, traditions and produce for decades. The area has a sizeable population of the gentle people of the … Continue reading Food crawl Mumbai- The South Indian delights of Matunga’s streets
Whether you’re new to the kitchen or just craving some Indian flavours, this dish is a must try. It’s from my book Beyond Curry Indian cookbook. Once you try it out, you’ll realise how easy it is to whip up a delicious Indian meal in a few minutes. My suggestion is to buy small … Continue reading Easy Indian style Fried fish from my book Beyond Curry
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 the recipes I have put into the book are special and each one has a small story attached. I hope the book … Continue reading It’s finally here!! My Cookbook!
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