Biryani – The ultimate ode to meat

Hyderabadi Dum Biryani Cooking this is bound to make you feel a strong sense of heritage and lineage. This dish of the Nizams is nothing short of royalty at its best. Chicken 1 kg Cardamom 5 nos. Bay leaf 2 nos. Star Anise 2 nos. Basmati Rice 1/2 kg Fennel Seeds 2 tsp. Clove powder…

Yogurt: The marinade essential

When it comes to the conjugation of meat and marinades, there is hardly a precursor, so to say, in the culinary scheme of things. Whether it is a few chicken thighs to be thrown on the grill, or a hunk of meat to be barbequed on a hickory altar, or an everyday simple sauté, or…

Why meat is every woman’s superfood

A woman’s health is intrinsically tied to what she eats on a daily basis. Eating meat in moderation has huge benefits and a direct impact on a woman’s health, helping achieve significant balances that will help you handle every day like a superwoman! Why meat for women? We function best eating both plants and animals but…

Healthy Meat Pairings

Our bodies have been crafted to function in the most amazing ways. The sheer science involved behind every activity of ours is fascinating. But our bodies need a push sometimes owing to our demanding lifestyles. What better way to help our bodies cope than through food? The impossible marriage of taste and nutrition isn’t impossible…

(W)hat (T)he (F)ood – Difference between Red and White Meat

You might have heard many renditions of why red meat is red and white meat is white. Let’s put some rest to the confusion with some clarity regarding the subject, shall we? (W)hat (T)he (F)ood decides the ‘colour’ of the meat? A protein called Myoglobin, whose purpose is to help ship oxygen to muscle cells,…

The Tenderness Titans: Secret Origins Of Juicy Meat

Juiciness and tenderness are two very important factors when it comes to meat quality. Both factors are influenced by the cut of meat you choose and how long the meat is cooked. The more a muscle is used, the stronger, and therefore tougher, the cut of meat will be. And the longer meat is cooked,…

Get Lamb-tastic!

Like other meats, lamb is an excellent source of nutritionally complete protein, providing all eight essential amino acids in the right ratios. But protein is not all you’ll get from lamb. It’s also a veritable multivitamin when it comes to nutrition. Infact a 100 grammes serving provides: 41% of the RDA for Vitamin B12 –…

Mughlai Magic

The Muslims from Western Asia brought their rich artistic and gastronomic culture to India. This influence lasted for more than 400 years and is now an integral part of the fabric of the Indian culinary culture. The two colliding cultures resulted in a magnificent cuisine called the Mughlai Cuisine. The tastes of the Mughlai cuisine…

Lamb Love: A Poetry Of Protein

Percy Bysshe Shelley (He of Ode To The Westwind and To a Skylark  fame) was a young, idealistic poet whose beliefs often set him at odds with the rest of British society in the early 19th century. He was an atheist who got kicked out of university for being a bit too vocal about his…

CHOP TILL YOU DROP!

Aaaah…lamb. Such a delectable taste for so humble a creature. Lamb is a very versatile meat and it’s succulent excellence can be indulged in a variety of different ways. In the 17th Century,  Steakhouses in London started cooking different sections of meat and the incredible idea of cooking different cuts of the same animal in…