We all love Thai food, don’t we? Tangy, spicy, saucy — close enough to be accepted by masala-loving Indians, exotic enough to be a special meal. A flood of Thai restaurants has washed up in our cities, but surprisingly few people try the cuisine at home. Read more
Here’s my conclusion: There’s no contest.
The legendary Karim’s – that bastion of Ramzan delights, rich Muslim food and epicurean fantasies – is markedly inferior to its lesser-known competitor next door, Al-Jawahar. Read more
Oh yes, it’s true.
We fell in love one warm monsoon weekend, nearly 13 years ago. I can’t forget those furtive touches, spice-laden caresses and the grand finale that steamed up my glasses.
Down, all of you. Read more
Salads and I were never friends.
When we came face to face, the dislike was mutual.
“Don’t touch me, don’t even look at me.” I’ve heard that threat from many a lush-looking salad as it glowered at me from across the table, always at a safe distance, hiding behind the skirts of its big mama, palak (spinach). Read more