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…

Samosa Does Not Have An Indian Origin: History Of The Samosa

Lala Ji was my friend who used to sit in the neighbourhood, a few hundred metres away from our house in Ramgarh (Jharkhand) selling Samosa or as we used to call Singhara along with Jalebi and chai. He was, in fact, quite popular in the neighbourhood. Kids will go to him after school and all…

Baked Falafel Green Wraps

Falafel is usually made with chickpeas and/or fave beans and fried into round balls or patties. They are served with pita bread or any flat breads and hummus or tahini based sauces. I make my own version of falafel – with green lentils instead and adding other nutrient dense ingredients. I don’t know if we…

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…