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Easy Vegetable Biryani

Easy Vegetable Biryani

  Believed to be of Persian origin and having travelled to India through travelers, merchants and Mughals, the Biryani is a much loved dish across India. Lizzie Collingham in her book ,¬†Curry: A Tale of Cooks and Conquerors, says that the Persian dish pilau was transformed into biryani in India. There is no definite text [...]

Boddingtail  or The Boddingtons Beertail

Boddingtail or The Boddingtons Beertail

  It took me a while to catch up on the phenomenon called the Beertails. I love my ales in their pure form and the occasional cocktails. And when the Spice guy started developing his own Beertails, I had to give in. After all he usually mixes new drinks to pair with the food I [...]

Homemade Naan

Homemade Naan

  Tandoor is the first thing that comes to mind when people talk about Naan. No it is not ‘Naan bread’. It is Naan, a kind of flat bread. The yeasted, doughy, soft, earthy bread that is so good to scoop up curries with. Yes, traditionally they are made in Tandoor, but there is no [...]

Kashmiri Lassi

Kashmiri Lassi

  Afternoon meals, throughout my childhood at home in Kashmir, were never complete without a tall glass of buttermilk. Each morning, my Grandpa would go to the local Dairy seller and bring home fresh milk & yogurt. It was an everyday job because one always ran out of milk and yogurt by the end of [...]