Food For Thought

Chicken – Who Ate It First?

Chicken is ubiquitous across the plates of almost all kinds of cuisines across the globe. Its beautiful tenderness is appreciated in a myriad of ways. Its white goodness serves almost every kind of non-vegetarian palate. Looking at the culinary popularity of chicken today, it may come as a surprise to […]

Wazwan – The Other Wonder Of The Valley

If There’s Heaven on Earth, It’s Here, It’s Here, It’s Here! If you have ever been to Kashmir or atleast seen a few pictures of it, chances are that your thoughts will echo that of The Fourth Mughal Emperor of India, Jahangir. For centuries, Kashmir has been hailed as the […]

Just Wing It!

Don’t we all love Buffalo Chicken Wings? Dripping with our favourite sauce and satiating the taste buds with every bite, like nothing else in the world. Few of us realize, though, that less than 50 years ago, wings were considered one of the least desirable cuts of the chicken—a throwaway part […]

RO- WHO? RO­-WHY? RO­-HOW?

Ahh, the Rohu. If you are from Bengal, Bihar, Orissa or Uttar Pradesh and you eat fish, chances are that your childhood went, Fish = Rohu, Rohu = Fish. This glorious member of the carp family has serenaded the sensations of generations of Indian Ichthyophiles. It is just that good. […]

Curry In The UK: How The West Was Won

One of India’s biggest cultural exports to The United Kingdom is the Curry. Britishers love a good curry, so much so that it has almost become a British staple food alongside classics such as Fish & Chips and Shepherd’s Pie. In a recent survey, 43% of the Britons chose Tikka […]