Bombay Sandwich: This sandwich is a combination of a spicy potato mash and fresh veggies like tomato, onion, cucumber and beetroot sandwiched between two slices of white bread. The bread slices are slathered with butter and green chutney made with pudina or mint. This sandwich is served plain or toasted and often topped with grated … More Mumbai Guide: Best Local Dishes, Drinks & Where To Try Them!
In one of the most densely populated cities in the world, is a food delivery service that puts all big-wigs to shame. Bombay (now known as Mumbai) Dabbawalla service includes an army of about five thousand men, dressed in an all-white attire that includes a kurta, pyjama and a topi or Gandhi cap, delivering daily … More Bombay Dabbawallas: The Sustainable Gastronomic Lifeline of Mumbai
I’m not sure if this is common occurrence, but when someone tells me a story, it plays out like a movie in my head. A complete picture, full of complex details and personal iterations of the words that I hear. Some in colour, others in black and white, but all in similar motion. This attribute … More Tales of Homemade Pickle & A Time Gone By!
Goa is known for its picturesque sunsets, unending beaches, electric nightlife and unlimited Feni– a local cashew or coconut based liquor. While all these are certainly embedded into the culture, the one thing that truly represents Goa is the quintessential Goan thaali. This platter of local delicacies is in-essence, Goa on a plate. The thaali … More Goa On a Plate: How The Goan Thaali Embodies The Local Culture
It was a lazy Saturday morning, there was no school and I was in my living room, excited about all the goodies I had just received. My father had returned from a long flight to America. He was a flight attendant and so such exciting mornings we’re not unfamiliar. I often waited for him to … More Astronaut Ice-cream & The Wonders of Childhood