Kiwi Lamb Cutlets with Kiwi Sauce and “New Zealand Cook-up” at APB Cook Studio, Mumbai

  It all started with a Facebook post on Food Blogger’s Association of India (FBAI)  timeline, informing us that Beacon Holidays had an interesting contest coming up. All we had to do was to go to Beacon Holidays India Facebook page and write in 12 words, about what we would like to ...Read More

Mochar Chop (Banana Flower Croquettes)

    Ask any Bengali, and you’ll surely find the mention of this vegetarian street food called “Mochar Chop” in their list of top ten Bengali snacks! “Mocha” is nothing related to coffee and chocolate for a Bengali, but is the local name given to banana blossoms. I strongly feel that Mochar ...Read More

No-Onion-Garlic Yellow Zucchini Soup

  Soups are always so comforting! These days, I have been making different kinds of soups each day, particularly for my mother-in-law, who just got a knee surgery done this month. This was the soup I made last Tuesday for her. Let me tell you, my family follows a strict vegetarian diet on ...Read More

Indonesian Sambal Fish Balls with Vegetables

  When my talented foodie friend Elson Sequiera (who writes an interesting blog, called Tummy Tales) asked me to write a guest post on Asian Cuisine, Indonesian Sambal Fish Balls with Vegetables was the first recipe which came to my mind. Once you master the art of making Asian fish balls at home, you ...Read More

Restaurant Review: Botticino at Trident, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai

  Botticino, the Italian specialty restaurant at Trident, is truly a marriage of traditional and contemporary cuisine at its finest. At Botticino, you can sample some ethereal Italian dishes. The food is always meant to touch your heart and the chef makes sure that this is consistent. To me, Botticino is an ...Read More

Mutton Biryani with Healthy Flax and Watermelon Seeds

  This was my Valentine’s Day recipe for my husband AN: he loves Mutton Biryani and I love to feed him delicious, yet healthy food. My biryani has the added goodness of healthy seeds! There is already so much awareness these days on how healthy flax seeds and watermelon seeds are. Flax ...Read More

Restaurant Review: Le Mangii at Lower Parel, Mumbai

It is true that with so many authentic Italian restaurants mushrooming up in Mumbai, the competition is really getting tougher day by day. When there are too many good places to go and you have Italian cuisine in your mind, Le Mangii is one of the preferred choices for many Mumbaiites. Le ...Read More

Restaurant Review: Prego, Westin Mumbai Garden City, Mumbai

  Prego in Italian means, “You are welcome!” And one really feels so, the moment one steps into the classy Italian fine-dining restaurant called Prego in Westin Mumbai Garden City Hotel, Goregaon. The Executive Chef of Westin Mumbai, Masterchef Ajay Chopra, and the newly appointed Italian Chef Fabio have made no stone ...Read More

Sweet Potato Chaat with Mulberry-Chocolate Dressing

  This North-Indian street food is a star during the winters. Warm sweet potato (shakarkandi) chaat with tangy masala dressing in almost every nook and corner of Delhi is a common scene till today. What is not common is this makeover dressing of tart mulberries with bitter chocolate and Japanese pungent wasabi, ...Read More

Miso Butter Prawns with Japanese Pea-Corn Fritters

Recently, Team West Coast sent me a box of different kinds of frozen foods (under the brand names Frish, Kavan’s and Cambay Tiger) for product review. In this post, I chose some of their wonderful products for my recipe. We tasted each one of the products individually and loved the Potato Windows by ...Read More