Fine Dining brought home…

Fine Dining brought home…

“If the mountain will not come to Muhammad, then Muhammad must go to the mountain”.. what is the point of this quote here? well, read on… March 22nd, we have a full lockdown and since then we have been in some form of lockdown or the other, atleast...
Fine Dining brought home…

Travel & food- Part I

It is no secret that I love to travel, and I have been fortunate to travel quite a bit over the last couple of years. In fact, it is a running joke among my friends – every time I am going away, I am quite cryptic, and don’t reveal the destination till I...
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,...
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...