The Classic Bruschetta

Over the years, my husband and I have travelled to various countries and have done various touristy and adventurous things. Travelling to various places has taught us to appreciate the local food, traditions and customs. Recently, I just looked back at the various adventures we have done and I stumbled upon the photos from our…

BAKED VADA PAV

Born and brought up in Maharashtra and my mother tongue being Tamil, I was brought up with a brilliant amalgamation of these beautiful cultures. In this post, I would like to talk about an iconic street food from Maharashtra – the humble vada pav or batata vadas. Vada is a deep fried potato cutlet and…

Dabba – A frequent Flyer

Normally, you would have heard about people who are frequent flyers – a program wherein the customers are enrolled with an airline to accumulate points, which later can be redeemed for air travel or other rewards. But have you ever heard of a humble box “A Dabba” being a frequent flyer? Well, here is a…

BUTTER CHICKEN – A journey from Pune to London

My dad was born and brought up in a very conservative Tam-brahm family, where eating meat was considered taboo. On finishing his university, he moved to Pune – a small and quiet city near Mumbai – in the 1970s for work. While living as a bachelor, my dad would spend some of his time in…

Wish-A-Macaron

On moving to Dubai last year, I decided to take a break from my career and enrolled myself in a 6-month Patisserie course, which I have mentioned in my previous post on breads. Through the journey of the course I learned various kinds of baking techniques – one of which was French macarons, which is…

The Craziness Of A 2-year-old Over Dal Bhat

Memories…… memories are the most valuable family possessions that are shared and also that which brings hearts together. On looking back on various childhood events and memories, I would say that flavour is intrinsically linked with memories and emotions. Born and brought up in Maharashtra, India and my mother tongue being Tamil, I was brought…