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meat and seafood pairings

Two To Tango

Pairings with Meats & Seafoods ‘Love me like you do, La La! Love me like you do.’ If Ellie Goulding’s song was not enough to impress your bae, try to woo your beloved in a new way this Valentines. Plan for a meaty and hearty dinner with your loved one. […]

Tips and Treats For An Easy Christmas Table

T’was the night before Christmas. The house was quiet, the precious tree with its twinkling lights was bright and shining, there was red and green decor up in the hall, and the Christmas tree with its decorative charms dancing in the breeze. Everywhere in the home was an expectant sigh, […]

Getting Clay’d-The Story of the Tandoor

Walk into any Indian restaurant, and that unmistakable fragrance wafting off the kitchen hits your nose. All thanks to the humble tandoor-responsible for some of the country’s greatest culinary exports like Tandoori Chicken and Naan to the world! The Tandoor has been mentioned in civilizations as old as the Harappa […]

FeastOfSevenFishes

The Feast of Seven Fishes

Think of a Christmas spread, and imagery of roast duck, chicken, turkey come to mind, along with the season’s must-have desserts for the ones with a sweet tooth! And yes, how could we forget the mulled wine?! But did you know there’s a Christmas tradition in a certain part of […]

I Roast My Case!

I Roast My Case! We can learn to be cooks, but we must be born knowing how to roast-said the French culinary philosopher Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. Closet cooks have famously shied away from Roasting meats. What is it about Roasting that has solicited reactions ranging from fear of the unknown […]

Storing the meat right!

When subjecting meat to the myriad musings on health and nutrition, taste and temperament, it is imperative to understand the various factors that contribute to the final constitution of any good produce. While in effect freshness is a great talking point, when it comes to all categories of meat, we […]

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 […]

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 […]

(W)hat (T)he (F)ood – Velveting Meat

One of the best things about Chinese restaurant food is the meat—the pieces are bite-sized, the flavours are addictive, and it’s always tender and easy to chew. But if you have ever tried to replicate any of your favourite Chinese dishes in your kitchen, you would have noticed that the […]