Experiment with foods – Noodles with veggies

Experiment with foods – Noodles with veggies

Over the years, have learnt to play around with food- textures, flavours, build layers.. I know all this sounds like something you hear on a TV cookery show, but that’s how it is. Take any of the dishes made at home- be it the regular Dal, sambar, kari, or any...
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 2 in Kolkata

Day 2 in Kolkata

After a fun Day 1, I got a good nights sleep and was up and ready to explore more of this beautiful city…Was up by 6am, spent a few minutes sorting out work and the plans for the day, and was out by about 7.30am . Day 2 Breakfast at China Bazaar After reading...