Maharashtra is pretty underrepresented in Toronto’s food offerings. There are a couple of restaurants where you can find a few dishes but they are few and far between. And so, in situations like this, where I want to eat something less common here, I have to make it myself. Continue reading Cooking: Pav Bhaji
My teacher, Mitali, has done a fantastic job of keeping my Hindi classes interesting and fun and lately one of our regular activities is for me to learn muhavare – idioms. In any language, these are really fun for me as they are, in a sense, word play and that is something I love. And they also make me think about my world a little differently. Continue reading Wasted Effort
Leaving the house was truly inspiring and left me with a fridge full of delicious ingredients that I need to use. This morning, after watching a bit of Masterchef Australia, another source of cooking inspiration (No spoilers, please! We’re half way through the finale!), I needed to take a break for food.
And so, with chaat on the brain from last night, I start in. Continue reading Breakfast Adventures
Every few days I open up my Google Timeline just to see where I’ve been and to see if there’s anywhere I should review. (I’m a Google Local Guide and enjoy sharing photos and reviews here.) I look at the … Continue reading I Venture Outside
In an earlier entry I mentioned ajwain biscuits and how I remember trying them long ago – I can’t even remember where – but that I couldn’t find them anywhere here. For well over a year now I have been … Continue reading Cooking: Ajwain Biscuits
When I booked my first vacation to India in 2016, I ended up spending a week working with some of my colleagues in Bangalore. After our first day of work they took me out to dinner. Having heard that I … Continue reading Cooking: Andhra-style Fish Curry
People who know me know I love to cook – and in great part that is because I love to eat. This latest trip to India was a treat in this sense. Along with lots of Indian food that I’ve … Continue reading 2018 India Trip – The Food!