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
Biryani is an evergreen classic that really needs no introduction. India offers so much on its culinary platter but the one dish Indians unanimously love indulging in is the mouth-watering biryani. With local and hyperlocal variations having evolved
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
Nawab Wajid Ali Shah
Over a century and half ago, in 1856, the Nawab of Awadh, was forced by the British to abdicate his throne. Pinning his hopes on the British sense of justice and fair play, he arrived in Calcutta to place his case before 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
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’
Food. Everyone loves it, everyone has it. Everyone even talks about it. Food is something we can talk about for hours and hours. You might know different dishes and their recipes. But how much do you know about the history of Indian food? Or how many
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
Come on, be honest. What are the first things that come to your mind when you think of Indian food? Hot, spicy, oily, rich, fatty, bad for you, difficult and time-consuming to cook, curry powder....
If I were honest, I would say that if badly