June 13, 2020

I'm curious. Curious enough to pick up the various spices, herbs, nuts and pulses at a spice market. Roll them between my fingers, poke into the surface and sometimes even take an assertive bite. That's how I stumbled upon these little red berry dynamites - dried barbe...

February 22, 2020

"I ate a spoonful of this creamy vegetable curry

with some steamed Basmati rice,

And then, I ate another spoonful, 

And another,

And with each morsel, I thought - 

Damn, can veggies taste so darn good?"

I came back from my trip in Goa, all smiles from catching up with my lon...

January 5, 2020

"Sometimes the best of you comes out when you trust your gut.

And, when I say gut, I really mean a growling tummy.

It's amazing how hunger can bring out the best of us...

even if it's a plan bowl of pasta"

This salad was purely designed by chance: It started one day when I...

October 31, 2019

When someone told me eat the rainbow, I think I took it way too literally! And, so I started with the colour purple. It also happens to be my favourite colour (and the hero colour of my book Whip it!). 

The first thing that came to my mind was a big ball of purple cabba...

February 5, 2018

I cringed for the longest time when someone would give me some sweet potato to try. I mean, don’t get me wrong. I love potatoes but, to think about having them sweet is a big no-no. It only dawned on me much later on when I was kind of persuaded to try sweet potato (be...

September 11, 2017

The hospitality and fuzzy feeling you receive at Greystone Manor is unmatched to even a star-rated hotel. The hosts have done a fantastic job on renovating an age-old home into beautifully interior decorated B&B. What’s more is that the breakfast is absolutely divine!...

August 16, 2017

Lemon rice is one of my favourite rice preparations. The hint of lemon along with the dals (pulses) used for tempering make it simply perfect to go along with any side dish you choose to have. It’s really easy to make and here is the best part: you can use your leftove...

April 25, 2017

Who doesn't like things fried, right? They are crispy and oh so yummy! But, but, but....they aren't good for your butt :) That's right. Now one of India's all time favourite snacks is Dahi Vada, translated in English it means - fried lentil dumplings dipped in ever-so-...

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