The Hindu

Memories of Pav Bhaji

One of my earliest memories of an evening snack Pav Bhaji is a dish whose taste I that has lingered in my mind. In the 1980s when I was growing up in Hyderabad, there were not too many options to eat out especially snacks. Also eating out was largely restricted to special occasions, so when… Read More Memories of Pav Bhaji

The New Indian Express

Nostalgia – Painting Preservation & Food

Nostalgia means different things to different people but at the core of it lies memories that always bring a smile to your face. Painting Preservation The Conservation Laboratory at The City Palace Museum, Udaipur is seeing a team working on ‘Paintings on paper’. The project that the conservators are currently working has restored about 22… Read More Nostalgia – Painting Preservation & Food

The Hindu

Memories of Avarekai

The wafting aroma of the winter beans of Bangalore, Avarekai is almost like a ritual and legacy in every kitchen. Growing up in Hyderabad, the winter window was always a small time frame and a season that I looked forward too as a child as it was a great way to escape the unrelenting heat… Read More Memories of Avarekai

Bihanga

Celebrating Eid in Dubai

Eid in Dubai is all about fun, food, shopping and basically spending time with the family. Festive times are always about good vibes and in Dubai there are actually not one but two Eid holidays for Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha. Eid Al Fitr which means festival of breaking the fast signals the… Read More Celebrating Eid in Dubai

The Tribune

Interview with Chef Ranveer Brar

Chef Ranveer Brar talks of food and why it should be healthy, sustainable and local. Chef @ Heart, Chef @ soul, Author, TV show host, MasterChef India Judge, Foodsufi – that is how Chef Ranveer Brar describes himself on his Instagram and Twitter Accounts. Well, after all he is among the most well-known Chefs courtesy… Read More Interview with Chef Ranveer Brar

The New Indian Express

Weddings Go Gourmet

The big fat Indian wedding is getting nigger and fatter courtesy a larger array of food choices that is bringing culinary skills to the forefront. After the string of celebrity weddings last year where the focus was also on the food, 2019 seems to up the ante with a string of Bollywood celebrities rumoured to… Read More Weddings Go Gourmet

Sakal Times

Interview with Chef Scott Baechler

Chef Tales with Scott Baechler The 5th Edition of Young Chef Olympiad 2019, the largest culinary competition in the world comes to Bengaluru this week and we catch up with Chef Scott Baechler to know more about his journey. His Instagram profile has just five words – “Butchers Blue, always an apprentice.” His Facebook profile… Read More Interview with Chef Scott Baechler

The Tribune

Banquets Go Bespoke

Food in banquets is coming of age as the trend becomes bespoke, high end and all things artisanal. When Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone announced their wedding one of the things that made news was that the couple had asked the chefs to sign a special bond to ensure that the exclusive dishes made for… Read More Banquets Go Bespoke

Sakal Times

Macanese Cuisine – Portugal meets China

If you love food, a trip to Macao will leave you feeling both satiated and excited as the mélange of food available in this island is guaranteed to take you on a gastronomic journey like no other. Macao has a cuisine that is unique courtesy the fact that it has elements of Portuguese and Chinese… Read More Macanese Cuisine – Portugal meets China

Airports

Diwali Delights

Come November and the festival of lights Diwali is here to light upto not just your home but also your dining table. An important part of Diwali festivities is food and this is the time when tradition rules the roost. While there is an immediate association with special sweets or mithai, savouries, snacks and vegetarian… Read More Diwali Delights