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Zucchini – Saviour Boats

Zucchini – Saviour Boats

ZThis is a fairly insightful post. It delves into my researching streak from my advertising days. You know, I have noticed, over a long period of time, that people on a diet, are not so averse to the food, as they are, to cooking the […]

Bong Sushi Rolls

Bong Sushi Rolls

Last Sunday, I did a workshop at this quaint and beautiful food joint, Bong Street Café, in Mumbai. Let me tell you something about the café before I go on to the workshop details. Bong Street is a place which has a loyal clientele because […]

Herbed Lasagna – Slightly Guilty

Herbed Lasagna – Slightly Guilty

We are done with one major part of the festive season, well, at least in this part of the Asian continent. And, while we gear up for the next one to hit us in about a month and a half; I like to pack in […]

Diwali Delights – Baklava

Diwali Delights – Baklava

Baklava is one of my most favourite desserts in the whole wide world. No, really. It has the best of all things good. It is sugary, but with the right balance of sweetness. It is stuffed with dried fruits and what not, and is very, […]

Diwali Party Essentials

Diwali Party Essentials

Shankarpali with an African Twist The festival of lights aka Diwali, is soon going to shine on us, and bring in all the happy brightness and prosperity (fingers crossed!). And it’s only fair that we look pretty, bring on our A game, and be the […]

Bengali Fish and Chips

Bengali Fish and Chips

This one is right from the heart. Take any Bengali from across the globe and the one thing we are most excited about is Durga Pujo. It doesn’t matter if it is not celebrated in the part of the world we live in, but, we […]

Butter Just Got Better

Butter Just Got Better

Over the last few years, the definition of butter has kind of extended itself in myriad directions especially in the domain of “flavours”. The simple, non – pretentious butter comes in multiple avatars now.  Some spiced with condiments, some with aromatics, and some vegan (I […]

Shroooommmmm

Shroooommmmm

And once again, I am bringing to you my early life experiences and well, twisting it. It might make you think I had a fairly adventurous childhood; but the truth is, I had a traditional childhood that made me the way I am, and fortunately, […]

Munchkin – Pumpkin

Munchkin – Pumpkin

PUMPKIN, well in favour of the vegetable, it does have the word ‘kin’ in it. But all my life (even now) it was quite the opposite of kin. It was, is and I think will always be one of those vegetables that most people in […]

Dried Fish – An unusual scent

Dried Fish – An unusual scent

I want to start this post with a poem, well more of a couplet like thing, so here goes: Dry fish is a stinky pleasure; but made with love, it is a treasure. Most of you don’t like what it smells like; but a delicious […]


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