kitchen diaries

THREE THINGS MY FEISTY GRANDMOTHER WANTS YOU TO KNOW ABOUT ALOO PARANTHAS

THREE THINGS MY FEISTY GRANDMOTHER WANTS YOU TO KNOW ABOUT ALOO PARANTHAS

“Humans have cooked since the dawn of the time but that has only made it much more special and nuanced, not mundane.” My seventy-four-year-old grandmother has always been strong-willed, uncompromising and badass. But she only goes full gung-ho when it comes to cooking. In her kitchen, the best ideals are preached and the best tools Continue reading THREE THINGS MY FEISTY GRANDMOTHER WANTS YOU TO KNOW ABOUT ALOO PARANTHAS

Anecdotes from the Great Indian Kitchen

Anecdotes from the Great Indian Kitchen

The little things are of utmost significance. Why so? Let’s show you. Sweet-tooth, anyone? Lyra’s Anglo- Indian friend really looked up to having ‘gaajar ka halwa’ after sitting through an episode on TLC. Nothing would make Lyra happier than tripping her friend up on Indian dishes and that too home-made. The idea met with despair Continue reading Anecdotes from the Great Indian Kitchen

The fantasy element to your foodgasm

The fantasy element to your foodgasm

Modernity thrives on healthy food regime, but it also relies on the aesthetics of dining. It is not just about the palate that we tend to gorge on scrumptious delicacies to satiate our gastronomic levels after a tiring day at work but it is also the seduction of the dining ambience filled with the trance of well-crafted Continue reading The fantasy element to your foodgasm