Grill these 9 foods to experience a different world of flavours

1. The art of grilling With the onset of the summer season, we have all the reason to eat light, as it makes the digestion easy and quick. And the best way to prepare light food is through ‘grilling’. While the classic grilled dishes are done to death, it’s time to explore something new, not just in terms of taste but also in terms of ingredients. Here’s the list of 9 food items that you never thought can be grilled. Try them to experience a different world of flavours. 2….

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Punjab’s flavours resonate at ‘Pind da swad’ food fest

Interesting, because it came in a glass lined with cucumber slices and contained finely pounded Hajmola, chaat masala, lime juice and cucumber cubes that set the taste buds tingling and was the perfect accompaniment for the lamb chop.   Biting into a “tandoori meat da chap” at the “Pind da swad” food festival at the Leela Ambience here was akin to being transported to the land of the five rivers; such were the flavours that came through. “I grind the masalas myself and marinate the chops for 12 hours before…

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10 weird ice-cream flavours you must try this summer!

1. Variety is the spice of life! Digging into a large tub of ice cream while reading our favourite book or watching our favourite show is what remains among the most cherished memories of summer for most of us. While we all have our favourites when it comes to ice creams ranging from vanilla and strawberry to chocolate, black currant, mango, coffee and butterscotch, there are several other varieties too that are equally exciting and are a delight to the taste buds. No, we are not talking about kulfi, pistachio,…

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Chapli Kebab: The Flat Minced Meat Marvel Is An Explosion of Flavours You Must Not Miss

A piping hot Roomali roti or paratha, paired with tender and moist kebabs accompanied with freshly cut onions and green chillies, that’s how a typical ‘nashta’ in every third Peshawari and Awadhi household looked like many years ago.  The decadent and wholesome ‘nashtas’ may have made way for slightly healthier breakfast options in the recent past but that has, in no way, affected the popularity of these smoky and succulent wonders in the subcontinent. Kebabs have had their own journey worthy of being told and savoured over generations; one such tale has been…

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Fusion of oriental flavours

Paranthe Wali Galli by Bon — a relatively new venture, owned and headed by chef Rahul Arora, is Kolkata’s take on paranthas. The best part is that he operates based on the customer feedback. The menu is shaped around what you like and what you want. The number of options they present on the menu is guaranteed to outnumber your wants, especially after the new additions to his already diverse options. Just imagine a menu that is constantly being added to and changed. You can never be bored of this…

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Mélange of flavours

The foodies in town had a gala time recently as the Capital was turned into a food haven during the city’s first and the largest regional food festival. Titled Masalas of India, the first of its kind fest had delicacies from across India, all under one roof. Taking the food aficionados on a food tour around India, the festival featured various regional cuisines like Goan, Parsi, Kashmiri, Awadhi, Bengali, Mangalorean and Naga to name a few. Some of the most liked dishes on offering were Maharashtrian street food ~ Dabeli,…

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