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….

  • Bengali cuisine: a diverse culinary art

    Bengali food came from both West Bengal and East Bengal, widely known as Bangladesh after India’s partition during the British reigns. Bengali cuisine is renowned for its varied flavour, from snacks, primary course and sweets to foodies. The beauty of Bengali cuisine resists in its tangy taste of various spices that are used in the […]

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  • Indian Thalis: discover heaven on platter!

    As soul is to body, the food is to India. The food platter of India is so vast and diverse, that you will never get enough of it. Infused with varied spices – all ready to caress your senses and surprise you with its distinct aromas. And the most amazing way to discover the essence […]

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  • Does the cuisine of Rajasthan has a history as fascinating as its forts?

    Rajasthan is the land of vivid colors, magnificent palaces, captivating architecture and mouth-watering food. Rajasthani cuisine is a form of art that in its own way is exquisite. It is interesting to note that Rajasthan cuisine is influenced by many factors – from ecological to social, geographical, cultural and historical. The warring lifestyle of the […]

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  • Ambur biryani: from kitchen of Arcot Nawabs to people’s hearts.

    Once, there was a man who ate only biryani for lunch every day and for 15 years daily. Even after he grew old and shed his teeth, he still had it through then without any meat chunks. Then there was a biryani fanatic who braved the rain to eat biryani while gorging on it under […]

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  • Warm up your dinner table with the mouth-watering curry delight: Rogan Josh

    The word curry as used in India is often simply perceived as gravy. In western nations, gravy is actually a sauce made out of the juice from meat, thickened with seasonings and flour. However, curry in India is much more than a sauce – it is a mélange of a lot of thickening agents, spices […]

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  • 8 appetizing Holi special delicacies Indians love to binge on.

    Festivals in India are not only about the pomp and show – it’s more of getting together with loved ones, enjoying the traditions and relishing the most amazing food. Indeed, every Indian festival brings along a peculiar trail of special delights and Holi – The festival of colours is no different! Spring is the time […]

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  • Explore the appetizing bread basket of India

    India is a land of myriad delicacies – from curries to kebabs to kulfis (a type of Indian ice cream). The cuisine of India is as diverse as its people and unfolds as a bouquet of everything palatable. In India, you find one dish with plenty of variants.  And amidst the host of dishes, one […]

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  • Are Idli & Sambhar creations of the South India?

    Do you ever wonder about where this sumptuous dish has come from? Is it Tamil Nadu? Or Kerala? Or Karnataka? Or may be from somewhere else? In ancient literature, Idli finds no traces. The first references to Idli came to light around 1250 or so, which made the notable food historian, KT Achaya, suggest that Idli may have had its birth in some foreign place.

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  • The Journey from Nargisi Kofta to Scotch Eggs

    In the modern times, creativity still serves as the soul of an art. Upgrades can be an embodiment of the same. Thus, the order of the day is that chefs from across the world endeavour to turn almost every modest dish into something special. However, only a few versions manage to thrive for long. Interestingly, […]

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