Reliving History: In Defense of Game Meat

Food, essential for existence and survival. What we eat and how we eat are secondary. The ever-growing ‘chant’ to go vegetarian as if the non-vegetarians are doing something morally wrong and must be punished, but it is in common knowledge that in the beginning we ate simply ate food, vegetables or meat, to endure on…

Dine with the Dead-Lucky Cafe, Ahmadabad

Often, we walk out of the restaurant because the ambiance and atmosphere is so dead. But what would you do if you were actually dining with the dead? It would be an absolutely chilling and a breath taking experience. I walked in to a restaurant in Ahmadabad near Lal Darwaza—Lucky Café, located opposite the House…

Food From The Lands Of Maharashtra

Living in Mumbai, which is a cosmopolitan city, I haven’t been too exposed to the traditional Maharashtrian cuisine. In fact, one has to literally scavenge through the city to find the best of the cuisine, and no, I am not talking about the much popular cousin: Vada Pav. So when I heard that a popular hotel here…

Cookie

Cookies are one of the handiest and easiest foods to have around. It goes with almost everything in the world—and every household has this one box of heaven. I love baking cookies—not merely following the cook books, but experimenting with new ways of pleasing my palate. The good thing about cookies is that everybody likes…

Galawati Kebab

I always just have one simple demand when I am in Lucknow or friends are traveling there, I want Galouti Kebab. Am I asking too much? It’s been quite some time that I have had these amazing melt in your mouth Kebabs, and hence finally I thought I must make it for myself. I remember…

Salli Boti

Parsi food is my absolute favorite Indian cuisine. Parsi food is amazing and flavorful but with only limited spices and ingredients. The first time I tried their food I was stunned and surprised because they use limited and easily available ingredients in the kitchen but the food that comes out straight from the pan is…

Double Chocolate Cookie

Baking is all about science, it is fun for some but then annoying for others because you have to calculate and measure most of the ingredients. Now depends whether you want to enjoy or sulk, but cookies defiantly make people happy, and smell of the baked products are to die for. As they say raisin…

Kachay Gosht Ki Biryani (Raw Meat Biryani)

In the good old days people used to cook biryani with raw meat on a prolonged slow steam cooking. Kachay Gosht Ki Biryani is something I learnt during my Master Chef season by the amazing Chef Kunal Kapoor and when I was trying it at home, I also follow Chef Ajay Chopra’s recipes.  So in…

Pizza

Pizza is one such dish which is simple, easy to prepare and quick to eat. I have not met anyone not enjoying pizzas. It comes with so many toppings, feels like there is one for every mouth. The other day I was at one of the coolest and yummiest Pizza place, Fat Lulu with one…