Blog – Cats, Dogs, Bees & Flies

You might wonder what kind of long and a non-descriptive name have we chosen to write our blog. Let us be clear, we are a foodie in our own right and reach wherever we smell good food and drink, mind you we said ‘SMELL’. Now Cats, Dogs, Bees and Flies too are all similar. They too smell, sense, sneak-in and eat. In this blog we talk about food, be it the fine-dine scene, street food, food kiosks, recipes, ancient food, and sometimes bad food too….

  • How Chicken Used to be Cooked for Emperor Akbar?

    Do you know the favourite food of Emperor Akbar? It may be same as yours! Yes he used to love chicken. Domestic chicken was the year-round flavoured fowl in Moghul dishes, while peacock, goose, quail, parrot and partridge were all considered only a part of the seasonal hunt.

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  • Eating Out in Varanasi: What and Where?

    Famous for its ghats (river banks), gallis (narrow lanes) and yogis (sages), Varanasi is one such Indian city that is frequented by the tourists from far and wide not just for its temples and heritage but for its food also. People flocking to the ghats, indulging in Ganga aarti (prayers) at the banks of River Ganga is a common site.

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  • Sambhar: A Sumptuous South Indian Food With Over 50 Varieties!

    Imagine having a steaming bowl of sambhar (lentil based vegetable stew) along with its accompaniments like idlis (steamed rice pancakes), dosas (pancake made of fermented rice batter) and vadas (deep-fried salted doughnuts of lentils). The mere thought of it would make you salivate if you have ever tried this South Indian food before that taste like heaven.

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  • Choole Bhature and a Taste of Delhi’s Punjabi Side!

    If you ever get a chance to take a stroll to the streets of Delhi, do not miss the two iconic dishes “choole (chick peas cooked in spicy gravy) Bhature (fermented unleavened deep fried bread) and butter chicken. Of course, there are many things other than that and an entire lane dedicated to shallow fried unleavened bread called “parathe waali gali” in Chandni Chowk where you can get to find an overwhelming varieties of parathas.

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  • Top 7 Indian Chefs Who Received Michelin Stars

    They are often looked down on and hardly any parent would like their children to adopt this profession Phrases like “Yeh Bawarchi Banega?” (He will become a cook?) are hurled on them by the society every now and then. But changed is the view of Indian public now after the Michelin star received by these chefs and every parent would want to be blessed by sons like them.

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