Its a rainy day, its Sunday. I can`t help but remember the past, the chaos and activities in the kitchen back then… When the weather got chilly and cold, the kitchen would turn into a shrine, a sanctuary. It was a place for debates, battles, experiments. A place for laughter and fights. And in the process the…

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When the sun`s rays generously cast their golden rays over the earth and the temperature is soaring, even the rhythmic wind is warm and does nothing to cool you down, it is time to savour something fresh, cooling and vibrant… It is that time of year now. The sun shines bright and smell of freshly…

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  Carrots sauteed with fresh fenugreek leaves….   One of those days I guess when nothing pops into my mind and I am left searching all around me for any inspiration and pick a topic and debate for a little while. Nothing wrong with the day, the weather is perfect, nice and relaxing activities planned…

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      With the mention of the word ‘dhaba‘ my thoughts immediately turn inwards as fond memories re-surface. The road trips along the countryside & highways where the lush green fields were engaged in a happy dance beneath the bright morning sun.   The song ‘Fields of Gold’ by Sting playing in the background…

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      With the mention of the word ‘dhaba‘ my thoughts immediately turn inwards as fond memories re-surface. The road trips along the countryside & highways where the lush green fields were engaged in a happy dance beneath the bright morning sun.   The song ‘Fields of Gold’ by Sting playing in the background…

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    Many a days we would look forward to Sundays just to have a bowl full of piping hot & butter-y dal – Dal Makhni with chawal. And then after lunch the day would seem more brighter!     With every spoonful of buttery dal and rice, I become so immersed in tasting its…

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    Many a days we would look forward to Sundays just to have a bowl full of piping hot & butter-y dal – Dal Makhni with chawal. And then after lunch the day would seem more brighter!     With every spoonful of buttery dal and rice, I become so immersed in tasting its…

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  Potatoes sauteed with cumin, a Punjabi delicacy…   Potato is a vegetable you will find in almost all cuisine recipes, be it Indian, Spanish, Italian, English, American, African and so on. Simply cook and mash them, add few seasonings and a dollop of butter and you have the ever popular and creamy mashed potatoes.…

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      …..without a tandoor   There are some who rejoice the start of rains and monsoon season. And there are some who find every possible excuse to curse at the pouring rain. Some eagerly await to go outside and feel the rain drops on their faces. The nature seems to be happy too.…

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      “You`ve gotta dance like there`s nobody watching, Love like you`ll never be hurt, Sing like there`s nobody listening, And live like its heaven on earth.”   ~William W. Purkey     Often the simplest things give great pleasure.Walking barefoot on the sand admiring the sun set over the sea. Sitting by the…

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