Tag Archives: Indian cooking

Aamboli Etc.

    I have gone through various eating phases throughout my life..Since when I remember, I was a kadak pav devotee and  I never got tired of  it. Even today whenever I visit Mumbai, I religiously eat it for breakfast every day. When … Continue reading

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Malvani Meal

I supposedly cook Malvani style, but over the years my cooking has been influenced by multitude of other cuisines. As my husband hails from south India, quite a few delicacies from that region have crept into my everyday cooking. My … Continue reading

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Vada Woes

  Growing up in Mumbai, life was a whirl of social activities. There were weddings, engagements, festival gatherings, birthday parties, naming ceremonies to attend and batata vada (potato vada)  was a must have addition to these occasions. It was an … Continue reading

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Raw Mango Raite

    Lunchtime during school and college years of course revolved around lunch, but not necessarily our own lunch. It was a communal thing, bunch of girls huddled together sharing their secrets and lunch boxes, gossiping and absently pecking at … Continue reading

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Pistachio Heaven

 I have been deprived! All these years I was resigned to the fact but not anymore. My object of affection is pistachio ice-cream. When I was growing up in India, ice-cream used to be a special treat. My parents would … Continue reading

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Misssion Malvani

 It was my twenty-first birthday, and my dad had planned to take me out for a special lunch. He had an exclusive place in mind, and he had assured me that it would be memorable. I started going through the list of … Continue reading

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No-Cook Poha

Baseball games, swim lessons, soccer practices consume my evenings from spring till fall, and on most of these days I find myself scrounging for food. My family is not enthusiastic about eating out on a regular basis, and it has … Continue reading

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