F(e)asting during Ramzan: A Bohri meal experience 

Did you know you eat lesser when you sit on the floor cross-legged to eat versus sitting at a dining table? Did you know that roasted garlic and chillies help you digest mutton and other heavy meals? Did you know that no morsel of food goes waste at a Bohri wedding and that the thaal…

Food across neighbours

Scoutmytrip.com’s Co-founder Deepak Ananth‘s trip to Nepal was such an appetizing journey. Deepak recounts his experiences with food for us. Be part of this exciting journey and feast on this droolworthy food photos! Plenty has been written and talked about Indian food and its immediate neighbor, the quintessential Chinese cuisine. During my travel, I was made…

E for eggs #AtoZChallenge catch-up 

Breakfast for me isn’t complete without eggs. I love eggs for breakfast and if there are eggs on the menu I would have breakfast for lunch and dinner too. Especially when I am at a restaurant that serves all day breakfast I make sure I either order eggs benedict or a frittata no matter what…

Not so iconic anymore…

Visited German bakery after almost a decade. From being an iconic location in Pune that you visited right after Osho ashram, this place has lost its charm, it’s service and some of its signature foods – like its multigrain breads, its savories.. What you get instead is an array of continental food and breakfast options….

Dessert..

There are very few desserts that i actually love and this wonderful piece of ‘sondesh’ from Kolkata covered with dark chocolate literally lifted my spirits.  This marvellous piece of heaven is something very few people don’t know of. I have eaten sondesh which is a delicacy of Kolkata sitting here in Mumbai and never once…

Its about time!

Getting back to writing, thanks to a wonderful food experience

Quick lunch at Borivali Biryani Centre (BBC)

Meera and i had a very quick lunch at the BBC today…. No not the British Broadcasting Centre but Borivali Biryani Centre. Actually no one would really think twice about eating in this place because it is known for its biryani. But frankly i don’t care much for their biryani because it is very spicy and…

Pumpkin and prawn curry (first appeared in iDiva.com)

  Pumpkin and prawn curry (first appeared in iDiva.com) When I am too tired to cook a fish curry and a vegetable for dinner, but yearn to eat both, this is the ideal dish to prepare. It especially comes in handy when you have to eat that mandatory vegetable in your food for a balanced…

Breakfast at Eat Around the Corner

I am a breakfast junkie. When at home i feel it is important to have a satisfying breakfast but when i am out i am always on the look out for some good breakfast options. I feel it is one of the most important meals of the day and the more interesting it is, the…

Lady fish fried

Lady Fish (or Kano in my mother tongue) is probably one of the sweetest fish you have tasted. It needs to be fried with care. This particular piece was too large for the frying pan!