This is one of my prettiest salads ever – Grilled paneer on a bed of salad greens and other vegetables, garnished with edible flowers from my kitchen garden
A nutritious millet pairs with flavourful ingredients like basil, garlic and onion to make delicious bite sized appetisers or a yummy tea-time snack
“The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocation of innocence and delight… [Breadmaking is] one of those almost hypnotic businesses, like a dance from some ancient ceremony.It leaves you filled with one of the world’s sweetest smells…
Cold pasta salad, best way to use leftover cooked pasta or pack for a lunchbox or picnic! Best summer recipe.
It’s vacation time at the play group, which means the little boy, when not up to any nefarious activities, is hanging around the kitchen, making puppy eyes at me, saying “Mummy, I want something to eat”, which is not entirely a bad thing. He likes to eat most (if not all) the stuff I make, showers m
My first story (and photographs) for BBC Good Food India magazine covers the restaurant Chez Mariannick, in the Off the Eaten Track section. Do check the April 2012 issue. If you love good food, you must subscribe to BBC Good Food online. And I’m not saying this only because I’m writing for them. Th
If there is one country I want to visit, it is Italy. For its wine, its food and the culture. La Cucina Italiana…I find beauty in this food. The vibrant colours, flavours that burst in your mouth tantalizing your taste buds, the freshness of simple ingredients like a raw tomato, fresh mozzarella c
Brinjal Blooms – I like these more than the vegetable 🙂 There are people you love at first sight and you can’t wait to know them more and spend more time with them. Then there are others who you can’t decide about. But you wouldn’t mind meeting them once in a while. And finally, the third type, wh
A minimalistic Aglio Olio dish flavoured with celery leaves, with a sprinkling of homemade cheese. A quick and easy dinner!
Pasta with roasted fennel and carrots in a vodka sauce
Whoever said TV dinners cannot be healthy? These burgers are perfect TV food to pile on a plate and curl up on the couch watching your favourite soap or movie. This recipe is another discovery in my quest for high protein vegetarian recipes. The food and dining section of NYTimes, Guardian, Washingt
Shaking off my ( Hyderabad heat induced ) lethargy, I have finally made a Fan Page for Saffron Trail blog. If you are on Facebook (really, who isn’t??) I would really love it if you joined me there. Right now I am sharing some toddler food recipes that my toddler seems to enjoy as well as some inter