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Amchi Chitrapur Saraswat Event

The Aamchi Pop-Up

Having been brought up in a foreign country, I wasn’t privy to the regular traditions that others in India were – our Diwali consisted of parties; Holi was a forgotten affair – I’d never really burst firecrackers (thank God!) or played with colours, Ganesh…

July 1, 2019
Asian Breakfast Egg HomeCooked Indian Mumbai

Schezwan Eggs

There was a time when Sunday mornings in Mumbai were carefree, brunch was the best meal eaten and the world of South Mumbai was open for us to explore since I lived in Gamdevi at that time. That’s when my friend Sneha would come…

May 13, 2019
Article Kashmiri Travel Uncategorized

Kashmir – A Winter Wonderland

The past four years have been pretty amazing for me travel wise. I’ve been to places I’d never thought I would go to. I visited Jordan way back in 2015; Amsterdam in 2016; Italy (along with a short stop at Frankfurt) in 2017; Delhi-Agra-Amritsar…

May 10, 2019
Bohra Cuisines HomeCooked Mains Mutton/Lamb

Bohra Dal Gosht

Just the other day I exclaimed to a friend that I don’t think I’d have even tried making Bohri food had I not shifted to Dubai in 2015. Prior to that, we used to get our fix from my mother-in-law’s house – so be…

May 2, 2019
Amchi Chitrapur Saraswat HomeCooked Vegetarian

Batatyachi Talasani

If there’s one thing I’ve figured out about my community (Chitrapur Saraswat), it is that we worship a Holy Trinity of another kind! Try as you might, you can’t pull an ‘amchi’ away from the byadgi mirchi, garlic and coconut. We just can.not. live…

March 19, 2019
Amma HomeCooked Indian Seafood

Prawn Pulao

Growing up, I found my mum’s recipe book quite fascinating. It was a medium-sized, light brown, hardbound book with pages that had yellowed with the ages. Some pages had more character than the others with stains hinting at their popularity with our family! This…

March 16, 2019
Breakfast Healthy HomeCooked

Gluten-Free Jowar (Sorghum) Pancakes

It’s been a while since I made a dish and blogged about it that very day. Today’s dish came about as a result of my current saturation with eggs. Don’t get me wrong; I love eating eggs for breakfast. Put a plate of nicely…

December 20, 2018