About Samar Halarnkar

Samar Halarnkar has been a glutton since childhood, when his mother gave him marrow bones instead of cake on his birthday. He once ran a short-lived catering business that died because it seemed like too much work. So he took the easy way out and became a reporter. He cooks for his family, friends and anyone with courage. In his spare time, he’s the Editor-at-Large of the Hindustan Times.

After moving house for the 28th time, the author starts a new kitchen and kicks off a rediscovery of the South. [Read more]

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An easy way of easing into a new city is to merge the familiar with the local—it helps if you’re down south [Read more]

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The fish that’s taking over the world fakes it in Delhi; but under steam, reveals a superb pedigree. [Read more]

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Odds and ends. Plastic-wrapped ‘naans’ and ‘kulchas’. You don’t need fine ingredients for a fine pizza [Read more]

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Do some time in the kitchen, shed some sweat and get ready to romance the heat and dust. [Read more]

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