Yearly Archives : 2015

Red or white!


The husband and I are always game to taste some new wine. We love a glass of this over the weekend and of late, I’ve also been making a lot of Sangria, so that means there’s always a bottle or two, of wine, at home. A weekend or two ago we went to the Uppercrust Food Show at Cuffe Parade.…

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What’s in that packet?


After all the talk around substances in packaged food, there have been eyebrows and questions raised about the ‘goodness’ of it all. I, for one, have consciously become more aware of what I buy and make it a point to read all the fine print and labels of any packaged product that I buy. Yes, I’m trying to cut down…

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A taste of Bengal


Sometimes the best food you get to eat is not at five star hotels with their fancy linen and cutlery, it is actually at these discreet places that you wouldn’t have thought of giving a second look at. The restaurant scene in Mumbai is crazy, there’s a new one opening every other weekend and while this spoils you for choice,…

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Mangalorean chicken curry

A chicken curry that comforts


After all the bingeing and festivities all you crave for is a bowl of something warm and comforting. In such cases, it is usually a bowl of dal-rice topped with some pickle or maybe some piping hot khichdi that does it for me. But if I’m in the mood for something a little more elaborate, I usually make some chicken…

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A twist and then some more


If you follow me on my social media channels then by now you’d know that, Pinch of Salt has been shortlisted in two categories – Best Baking Blog & Best Recipe Blog – at the Indian Food Bloggers Awards 2015.¬†Yay! If you want to show some more love then head here and vote for Pinch of Salt. As for me,…

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Sangria on a lazy Sunday


We’ve been having people over quite often in the last few weeks, so I’m always looking for some easy, crowd-pleasing options. And when it comes to drinks, the one option that’s worked like magic is Sangria. I know, I know, it is hard to disappoint when wine, juice and fruits come together! Sangria is really simple to make and you…

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Feast fit for the Gods


One of the best things about a festival is that you get to gorge on some of the most delicious food. I know I sound like a glutton but, I also know that you agree with me. That’s why it’s no surprise that Ganesh Chaturti is one of my favourite festivals. The added bonus is that I get to go…

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