Kerala meets Melbourne! An excellent dining experience in the heart of Fitzroy.
The combination of school hols and cold winters is not exactly the most inspiring time for me to cook. In between work, activities and freezing your butt off, I hardly feel like entering the kitchen and on some days, it almost seems like a punishing chore. Comfort food and familiar tastes seem to reign high [...]
Yes, it’s coming! The much dreaded ‘writer’s block’ which rears its ugly head occasionally is slowly creeping in. I can identify it these days. Starts with the physical self, a slow drain of energy which eventually creeps into my mind and pfffff…..I go blank. Unlike earlier, I don’t fight this phase anymore; neither do I [...]
Easter holidays are here and all of us are in the mood for some fun time with family and friends. And celebrations always mean great food! Whether you are celebrating this Holy Festival or not, this weekend is a perfect time to gather around a table with your loved ones and relax over some good [...]
This post was meant to go up 2 days ago. First I fell ill and then came the devastating news of the Sydney terrorist hostage siege. It has been an emotionally overwhelming 2 days. Terror strikes and terrorist attacks are not new; coming from India, I have indirectly experienced much bigger blood baths than this [...]
Goa – the most ‘tourisity’ place in India. Even I have visited Goa, as a tourist, and somehow the experience has not been the best for me. I liked the place, the beaches, the historical monuments, visit to the spice plantations, etc… but it was all through the eyes of a tourist without really imbibing [...]
Every time I think of vindaloo, it is the pristine cool blue beaches of Goa that come to my mind. The ‘vindaloo’ features high in the list of Indian curries that have made a mark in the Western world. This is essentially an Anglo-Indian dish made famous from the Goan shores and is an adaptation [...]