Tomatoes, pine nuts and soft cheese We are still in March and its scorchingly hot in Bombay. Just the day before, the temperature touched a record 41 C (almost 106 F). I was blaming global warming, just to be informed that the reason was not global but very much local . The Summer Food Series that I
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Potato wedges – a global favourite | Recipe coming up soon Regulars on Saffron Trail would have realised that I have been unfair to the global favourite – the potato by never having openly expressed my love for this humble vegetable. To clear a few things, I too like all others, love this vegetable
Dip, dip ,dip! Sometimes, you just want something light to nibble for dinner. While I’ve labelled this recipe under Party Starters, you need not necessarily have a party to enjoy this kind of finger food. This is perfect stuff to share with your partner while watching your favourite movie on a Frida
A Parsi style omelette with onions, peas, ginger, garlic and other spices – stunning to look at and delicious to eat! A perfect breakfast with some toast and kadak chai!
Bhindi masala – A popular Indian curry made using Bhindi (lady’s finger / okra), onions and tomato, using common Indian spices. Best served with roti or dal & rice. Get the simple recipe here.
Warning – This is a weekend fun post – or rather a slight diversion from our weekday healthy and weighty matters! I’m not a sucker for cocktails. Too much sugar syrup and the weird colours are enough to put me off. But Mojito (pronounced MOHITO) is different from your regular cocktail. We were ushe
Tomato Salsa made in a Mortar-Pestle is a quick 5 minute condiment that will add zing to any meal. Get the mouth watering!
I was exercising like a maniac, eating the right foods, no in between grazing and yet my weight refused to budge. Since I did not have too much to lose in the first place, it was all the more difficult. While I’d like to believe that I’m just a little short of a health freak, I didn’t have a figure
Who doesn’t like mildly sweet spongy pancakes all dripping with maple syrup? There weren’t many pancake-serving places in Mumbai earlier so my first brunch with a stack o’ pancakes was in at the IHOP in Rochester, NY. My favourite being the multigrain pancakes, which had the grainy bits within and a