“You cannot get an influence from the cuisine of a country if you don’t understand it. You’ve got to study it.”– Chef Ferran Adria
Its all about food at Chandini Chowk, Old Delhi , India
As my first ,”Food Space “ as I would like to call it , I would like to share with you the gastronomical magic of Chandini Chowk, in the heart of Old Delhi where I would like to think that the true dilliwallas(People from Delhi) reside.
The summer of 2014 , was a truly a treat for me as I booked a food tour with Anubhav Sapra's Delhi Food Walks.( You must book a food walk with him if you are in Delhi at www.delhifoodwalks.com) My little sister is a foodie too and loves her nihari’s and kebabs..thus it wasn’t difficult for me to find a companion especially when I mentioned my wish to take the food walk inside Delhi’s food paradise .
Street Food and traditions from the Pink City, Jaipur, India
This spring, I visited Jaipur, the land of forts, Maharajas , doorways, and the colour Pink...But I was there to explore and to soak in the history,culture and tradition of its cusine especially street food . Meeting the innovators of famous Rajasthani specials and owners of landmark food places was a treat for me. Read on to start a journey with me to this rich and vibrant land...
The City of Nawabs, "Aadab"(respect) and Kebabs, Lucknow, India
Let me take you to my version of this beautiful gastronomical delight called Lucknow..its Nawab culture, sumptuous biryanis and kebabs in every nook and corner and street food second to none........
A taste of London...It's fresh markets and lanes where traditions live...
A summer in England is a foodies delight...roam the famous Borough Market tasting freshness and experiencing traditions...where the old embraces the new....
Ho Chi Minh or Saigon... Eat your way through...
A Winter in Ho Chi Minh, a walk through its food markets and explore the cities' gems..a view through my eyes.
Amritsar ...Land of the Golden Temple and a city of pure feasts
A food walk like never before....a unique food culture in a city that has seen years of violence now submerges itself in peace.
Cote du Rhone ...a wine journey at the Roasted Coast
Winery Hopping with Vincent of Lyon Wine Tours who helped me discover the wines of one of the oldest and steepest regions in France
Finding flavours and more at the Old City in Hyderabad
Experience the burst of colours and flavours in the Old city of Hyderabad, India, from Biryanis to Chai .
A walk in the clouds and Nizami grandeur at the Faluknama Palace , Hyderabad , India
A walk through one of Indias grandest palace and savouring a meal like a royal!
Oh ! Calcutta ..You truly are a city of joy
Explore street food and more , surviving through the centuries...ever-evolving but still maintaining its old world charm.
A Culinary Jewel by the Agean
A food walk in Athens and a glimpse of the simple Greek culinary pleasures across the islands ...bringing back these onto my table at home.