It’s Rakhi time – what’s cooking?

When you grow up in a ‘Chaturvedi‘ family in North India, the meal at  ‘Raksha Bandan‘ is a treat to look forward to: a special kind of kadhi, sewayian kheer,…

The Karnataka Food Trail

Many years ago, while I was in school, my family and I moved to Bangalore. It was a big change for us – the language, the culture, the people and…

The ‘Quit Sugar’ Movement

Every year there is a new diet fad! A few years back, there was this fight against ‘wheat’ and it ended up being a nasty food to consume! This year…

Foods of the North-East

North-East India is a much loved part of our country and is made up of the ‘seven sister states’ . These are well known for gorgeous tea estates, beautiful weather, lush…

Celebrate a colourful Holi with food

Didn’t I tell you all once that Winter always turns to Spring…Always! So, here we are, talking about Holi, the wonderful festival of colours, that is now almost around the…

Celebrate Pongal and Makar Sankranti with these 8 regional recipes

India is the country that celebrates hundreds of festivals, small and big, in a single year and each one of those are celebrated with large amounts of food. Let me wish our…

Street Food: The Indore Diaries

As we continue our love for street food – exploring the new while revisiting the old, I chanced upon some old photographs of some of us at Vijay Chaat enjoying ‘çoconut patties’….

Finger foods for a ‘happy dance’

Festivities in the air…new clothes, lots of  food, including that delicious  ‘mithai’ seen everywhere…all this means, it is time to spend some special time with your lovely family and friends…

Holiday Destinations- Culinary vacation in Italy

Something so beautiful about Italy, the boot shaped country, isn’t it? While Rome is historic and stunning, there is nothing like Puglia.  As I was exploring holiday destinations, I spotted Puglia. Sleepy…