Sudha Menon’s book ‘Recipes for Life’ is about comfort food of 30 well-known Indians

‘Recipes for Life’ celebrates India’s food variety and culinary traditions I’m craving comfort food, the way in which my mom makes it: well-cooked kanji, payar thoran, pink coconut chutney, dollops of ghee and beneficiant helpings of crisp, sizzling, golden pappadam and, perhaps, a touch of pickle. If you learn Pune-based Sudha Menon’s new book, Recipes … Read more

India’s drive-in restaurants offer diners physically-distanced meals

Drive-in restaurants are catching the flamboyant of diners within the pandemic period, with moveable trays hitched to automotive home windows, QR-coded menus and curated playlists Move over BYOB, it’s time to BYOC: Bring Your Own Car. With clients nonetheless nervous about consuming at busy restaurants, however desperate to get out of the home after successive … Read more

Hyderabadi special doodh ka sharbat with Norien

Did you recognize ‘doodh ka sharbat’ is a drink served in Hyderabadi properties throughout Muharram? In Hyderabad the dum ka roat is at all times in focus throughout Muharram. Norien Nasri, a vlogger who posts conventional Hyderabadi dishes on her YouTube channel ‘Hyderabadi Mom In Dubai’, demonstrated the preparation of one other vital Muharram speciality … Read more

Payasam fetes usher in the sweet notes of Onam in Kerala

Different sorts of the pudding, together with payasam cake, are on the market for many who don’t wish to cease with one in Thiruvanthapuram For any celebrations in Kerala, payasam is a should. Be it cereals cooked in milk or coconut milk or a wealthy mix of fruit, jaggery and ghee cooked in coconut milk, … Read more

How Chennai’s migrants gave the city its iconic street food havens

A melting pot of migrants, Chennai is dwelling to myriad communities who’ve given the city some iconic street meals, from bread butter bun to hand-churned ice cream. This Madras Day, we pay tribute As locals, we all know what to order at Chennai’s most iconic eating places and food stalls. Over years of sitting at … Read more

Hyderabad’s restaurant Feu 2.0 has a modern rustic vibe

Feu 2.0 in Hyderabad is a restaurant that makes a model assertion, enriching the eating expertise Walking into Feu 2.0 in Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad is like strolling into a mini citadel. This restaurant, unfold throughout 10,000 sq. ft and three flooring has a modern day fairytale setting: a broad staircase, a stone-finish ground, and … Read more

India-made robots chat up diners at Hyderabad restaurant

Chitti blinks her eyes, manoeuvres round cautiously and brings your meals to the desk. At Chitti In Town, a restaurant in Dilsukhnagar right here, the joy of diners, kids, and adults alike is palpable. Chitti In Town is a robot-integrated multi-cuisine restaurant, the place sensor-equipped robots draped in saris ship meals to diners at the … Read more

Chennai’s food artists take centrestage

Food historian Rakesh Raghunathan’s new documentary collection tracks the folks and feelings behind common native eateries In the bylanes of Mandaveli, a person wearing a low-slung pair of shorts has been tending wood-fired stoves in a soot-blackened kitchen for over 40 years now. And the recent meals he plates up have turned scores of shoppers … Read more

Payasam, chips and pickle: Kochi is shopping for Onam

The annual Onam honest organised by TDM Hall, a much-anticipated affair within the metropolis’s calendar, has returned after a uncommon hole in 2020 Work begins early within the kitchen of Ernakulam’s Thottekatt Diwans’ Memorial Hall (TDM Hall). It is between 4 am and 5 am that stoves are lit and the cooks begin preparations to … Read more

Well finished, nostril!

I worry I’ve not given sufficient thought to my nostril. The position it performs within the appreciation of meals figured prominently in a e-book I used to be studying lately, and I assumed the time has come for an ode to the nostril. “The most impressive, yet underrated, arsenal in our flavor-detection apparatus are the … Read more