How old is Mumbai's iconic 'Vada Pav'? Know the family who invented it.
Since we are going on a history trip here, would you be surprised to know that the origins of the word Batata (Potato) and also the word Pav (Bread) trace back to the
The masses love it, politicians woo voters with it, and festivals are incomplete without it - the delicious biryani is the favourite of all. India has a wide variety to choose from when it comes to this royal dish. Top chefs have been tinkering with
Turducken, also known as three-bird roast, is a celebrated epicurean delight of North America. It consists of a deboned chicken stuffed with a deboned duck, which in turn is stuffed with a deboned turkey, roasted for hours, into a crisp blend of
INTRODUCTION TO BOHRA MUSLIM CUISINE
Although food is integral to human survival, for Bohras it boils down to much more. After faith and culture, it is food that binds us together, brings us together. In fact faith would have little currency without
India has given the world so many things to be grateful for. Shampoo, the number 0, deep spiritual teachings and, of course, yoga.
The most widely-appreciated contribution, however, is probably the cultivation and use of spices.
If it wasn’t for
If you watched Ratatouille, there would have been one scene that would have stuck with you, whether you are a food lover or not. It is the scene where Remy explains to his brother, Emile, about the different combinations of flavours in food after he
Butter Chicken, which is also called Murgh Makhani in Hindi, is without question the most popular dish to emerge from India; it may even be one of the most popular dishes in the world. Every Indian restaurant worth its salt will pride itself on
I have been cooking biryanis the traditional dum-pukht way since 2006. While the art of sealed cooking is timeless and traceable across the world, the very particular style and tradition surrounding dum cuisine in India can be traced to the royal
Your first invitation in a family party in Middle East will most likely involve serving of a Kabsa.
You can trace the origins of Kabsa to Yemen where it is considered a national dish. It is also a traditional dish across the Middle East and is
Although food is integral to human survival, for Bohras it boils down to much more. After faith and culture, it is food that binds us together, brings us together. If there’s a community in Mumbai which truly lives by the maxim of ‘Live to eat’