Bamboo chicken is a hot and fiery treat from the quiet little hill station of Araku, which is loved by locals and tourists alike.
It was only after seeing pictures of a Himachali friend's beautiful wedding that I got to know of their grand wedding feast called dham.
Just a mention of cassata, and it evokes sweet childhood memories, of fighting for a heaped bowl of the colourful, candied fruit loaded ice cream or just looking forward to mealtimes to indulge in the flavourful sweet treat.
There was a time when most households in India enjoyed tea in the form of masala chai.Thanks to the shifting trend towards healthy foods and beverages, various kinds of teas are now making their way into Indian homes as people are warming up to try ...
While Amritsar is synonymous with the Golden Temple, it is also it's fondness for good food that brings in a herd of tourists from near and far. Kesar da Dhaba in Amritsar is one such pit stop for foodies from all across the country.
At a time when ancient Indian ingredients are being brought to the spotlight and being tagged as superfood for their numerous health benefits, finding restaurant dishes starring them as lead characters is a welcome change.
How do you like your coffee? Over the years the answer to this question has never been a constant for me, preferences changing from cappuccino to latte to espresso and Americano.
Avial is a creamy vegetarian curry that is made with curd and coconut milk, along with a variety of seasonal vegetables. A variation of it is to prepare it as a thick vegetable dish, which is then enjoyed as a side
Whenever the thought of biryani crosses the mind, a word that is almost instantly linked with it is dum. Dum Biryani is a favourite, which is a one-pot dish of aromatic spices and delightful flavours - a result from slow cooking the ingredients in a ...
Old Delhi maybe intimidating because of the swarm of people that throng the narrow streets and the chaos that seems to be perpetual, but for those who are really passionate about food, it is the ultimate hub to savour the best of desi flavours.
A favourite among the vast repertoire of Indian sweets is none other than barfi. Cut into neat cubes, triangles or diamonds, there are all sorts of flavours, colours, shapes and textures that one can choose from and make the sweet indulgence a memorable affair. From ...
Gourmet recipes- Food has the power to not only nourish one's soul but also bring people together. Gourmet recipes that we see in restaurants, which almost always leave us spellbound, of course require great skill and finesse to be perfect. We bring you our 10 ...
Karachi Halwa or Bombay Halwa, this sweetmeat easily stands out for its bright colour, usually a vibrant orange.
With Durga Puja right round the corner, food lovers are already gearing up for the food feasts. Don't miss Bengali Devilled Eggs or Dimer Devil.
Plavaneeta Borah is a food writer by profession and an over enthusiastic cook by passion. She started her career in lifestyle reporting and then went on to specialise in food, having worked in various publications such as BBC Good Food India, Food Lovers Magazine and Femina, and running her own food blog. Her two greatest joys in life include travelling and trying new restaurants at the slightest mention of them.