Eggs for the old soul

The simplicity of the egg is what makes it an exquisite base to creatively depict one’s preferences upon. It is one of the very few ingredients that were universally synonymous to breakfast prior to Globalisation. If you are feeling particularly millennial and are craving a taste of the good ol’ days when people were all…

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…

For the love of heat

Spicy food more often than not is the gourmand daredevil’s lifestyle choice. Whether it is the sweat-inducing Habaneros, the grim and scorching Carolina Reaper or the veritable fire breathing Bhoot Jolokias, when it comes to the true aficionados of the ‘righteous hot’ the mouths don’t care about the math. Cultures across the globe have long…

Mayo Mondays

Tucking into a new feast of Masterchef Australia , now in its 8th season , not only leaves us viewers, with contestants with compelling back stories, but also the CRAVING  for the exceptional food they make! For all foodies around the world, this amazing show of culinary excellence, dexterity and grandeur,  is the ultimate way…

SAUCE WARS II

Episode II – The Modern Marvels The Old Guard made a glorious stand yesterday. Now the Battle rages on to its final stage as the YoungBloods of the sauce world draw their proverbial line in the sand! The following are their Weapons of Mass Satisfaction: Chimichurri . This Argentinian sauce and marinade is akin to…

SAUCE WARS

Just like the famous duo of Sherlock Homes and Dr. Watson, or the hilarious Tom and Jerry, sometimes things work best in pairs. Even if you decide to fly solo, like Sheldon Cooper, you would still have to give into a chemistry of another kind. Whether its gastronomic, or Amy Farrah Fowler. Meat and the…