Chettinad Food festival at Ayna, The Hilton, Chennai

Chettinad Food festival at Ayna, The Hilton, Chennai

The first thing that catches my eye is a metal Pallankuzhi [a game that I used to play with my grandma & great grandma] board where each slot has a different spice . I beam with a big smile, and then I see the Baranis [that are used at home to store rock salt,...
Food & Our Grandmothers..

Food & Our Grandmothers..

I began cooking at the age of 3, well it started with making dosais and till date gramma talks about how I would patiently work at it on the tawa and flip it.. I wasn’t one of those impatient kids or naughty ones who spilt things and ran around hyper~ Well, it...
Zesty Mornings at ITC Grand Chola Chennai

Zesty Mornings at ITC Grand Chola Chennai

Breakfast like a king.. remember that ? Well, at ITC hotels they have launched the Zesty Mornings, healthy twist to the breakfast spread and it is yummilicious & it is more than fit for the Royal.. About twenty five chefs have worked on this project and curated...
Food & Our Grandmothers..

[Recipe] Miznon’s Roasted cauliflower

A friend had posted a tweet in which she had shared a video of a simple Cauliflower dish being cooked. The video was all about how Chef Eyal Shani had given a new lease of life to the humble cauliflower, which is usually considered a boring vegetable. Being a...
Day 1 in Kolkata

Day 1 in Kolkata

After a good night’s rest, I woke up to a new kinda sound, which I heard within a few minutes again…Putting it out of my mind, I got ready for some breakfast before stepping out to explore the city of Kolkata. Since I was staying off Park street, I knew...
Malayalam movie & Palmgrove meals

Malayalam movie & Palmgrove meals

It was one of those days that just happened. I did not make any plans, rather plans fell into place… Athimber who was visiting called me Friday night asking if I would like to join him for a special screening of Shyama Ragam, a movie where his friend Y Gee...