Smelt lovinโ€™ ๐ŸŸ

One of the most common starters served in all South Indian coastal sea food restaurants. Smelt is similar to anchovies, a low trophic level species from the small fish family. Also called โ€˜Bolingeiโ€™ in Kannada and Tulu, โ€˜Motiyaleโ€™ in Konkani, this fish is found as a healthy population along coastal Karnataka (mangalore and Udupi), Kerala…… Continue reading Smelt lovinโ€™ ๐ŸŸ

Life in a Fable ๐Ÿ“š

A Sunday stroll from the movie theatre took us to a lovely restaurant in Juhu called Fable. Fable is a beautifully decorated complete with recycled materials- old windows, lamps, refurbished furniture and of course, true to its name- recycled novels and fairytale books. ๐Ÿ“š Friendly staff and a continental menu made up primarily of Italian…… Continue reading Life in a Fable ๐Ÿ“š

Sindhi methi aloo palya ๐Ÿฅ”๐Ÿƒ

Started the day off with an extremely simple Methi aloo Palya. Methi/fenugreek leaves are extremely nutritious, fighting cholesterol and blood sugar levels. Not to mention adding a fantastic flavour to dals, fish and other meats and in this case, palya. Paired with potatoes/Aloo, this dish is one of the most common household dishes in India.…… Continue reading Sindhi methi aloo palya ๐Ÿฅ”๐Ÿƒ

Spicy coconut & lemongrass crab curry ๐Ÿฆ€

Another dish made with love for my parents anniversary โฃ๏ธ This one was special for two reasons. 1. Instructions were provided by the mama bear and executed to the T by moi. This was great because Iโ€™m not great with instructions ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ 2. It was my first time making crab. Itโ€™s usually a special dish…… Continue reading Spicy coconut & lemongrass crab curry ๐Ÿฆ€

Goan chorizo pulao ๐Ÿ›

I have been eating Goan chorizo all my life- as a marinade for a chicken, sautรฉed with vegetables or in a gravy, accompanied with a pao or even dal and rice. But i was only recently introduced to the chorizo pulao!! There are a good number of pulao recipes that were passed down to me,…… Continue reading Goan chorizo pulao ๐Ÿ›

A journey to the Sun & Moon ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒ›

Let me tell you a story. A story about a girl who travelled across Mumbai to find the Sun & Moon. Sounds mystical, doesn’t it? Well, read on! The girl started her journey on a weekday from a tiny chaotic corporate jungle- Goregaon. She knew this journey would be tedious, but the girl was determined.…… Continue reading A journey to the Sun & Moon ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒ›

A seat at Table 13 ๐Ÿฝ

“Have the tickets come out yet?”, is the question I’ve asked for every month that I’ve found out about Table 13. What is Table 13, you ask? Well it’s a pop up dinner that is hosted by chef Pablo Naranjo Agular, from Le15 cafรฉ. Each dinner is theme based and hosted for around 10 people,…… Continue reading A seat at Table 13 ๐Ÿฝ