Recipes & Food

Peas and Paneer

So I’m back from Kolkata or Calcutta, as it used to be and will ever be for some, like me. It was a crowded trip, with remembrance services, weddings, school and college reunions interspersed with sporadic maintenance shopping. ( I’ll have to explain that some other day, that “maintenance” thing.)  […]

Eggplant Mash

Introductions may be in order since I have at least 1 reader in 3 different continents. So. An eggplant is called Baingan – Hindi Begun – Bengali Brinjal – most of India Aubergine – elsewhere in the world Eggplant – in North America Melanzana – Italian and hence Mad Apple […]

Eddoes + Yogurt

Recipes are easy, following them is hard. I, therefore, don’t follow them too closely. The important thing is to understand the concept and apply a dash of spices, a soupcon of common sense, lashings of  common culinary capability, keep it low and experiment, experiment, experiment. In other recipes that I […]

Graked Fishies

What you may have thought when you saw the title I’m not quite sure. So let me try and clarify a few things. What does graked mean? It doesn’t. Mean anything, really. It’s just something my brain cooked up as a “grilled / baked” combo that comes without fries or […]

OKRA

We chatted long and hard amongst ourselves about this 100th post. As a landmark post of sorts, there was considerable debate about the following: 1. Who should write it? The Slo-Man is the eldest blogger so he should, said one school of thought. The LastWord is on a roll and […]

No Aloo? No point!

So this is it then. The end of civilization as we know it. The thin edge of the wedge. The most unkindest cut of all. Remember that song we used to play, Sam? It’s almost over. The end of the world is nigh. There was a time when I lived […]

Fish

Sometime in the past, we had listed a series of things we could chat about and we asked our faithful, feckless, faceless and fearless readers to vote on them. And no one voted for Fish. And none of the regular contributors to this blog (!) could remember what the hell […]

Punjabi Grilled Vegetables

I’ve been invited for dinner this Saturday; the invitation coming with a nod to my culinary skills. Yes, ladies, gentlemen and all you other lot, I’ve been asked if I would please come over and use the hosts’ grill to make ye famouse grilled vegetables. Since I know you absolutely […]

Catty Rolls

First – the disclaimer. No cats have been harmed in the writing of this post. God knows cats and I are sworn enemies, and there are days when I dream of a cat-free world, but I wish them no harm other than removal from an area measured by a radius […]

Kebabs – Chicken

<I edited this to deal with the limes. Check the recipe for italicized text. Where be italics, there be edits. Remember to attach your thank you note when you send me that dollar> If you are only interested in the actual recipe and have no interest in, what I think […]