A few months ago, I had a craving for fish curry. It was not for a normal manageable one but for the legendary Meen Mulakittathu - Spicy Fish curry, Kerala style. There is a famous combination of Kappa and Meen Mulakilittathu (Tapioca and spicy fish curry) in my native place Kerala and I was deriving … Continue reading A Dash of Nostalgia
As we stepped on to the main road, we found a cafe nestled in a line of buildings. Named Hoshino Coffee, the facade was painted in a pastel palette which made it a picturesque background for the morning rain.
An educated man who for the sheer joy of cooking and meeting people has started this eatery. He is a good conversationalist who shared interesting anecdotes of customer experiences, food experiments and online reviews that he receives.
The charm of Osaka lies in the smiles of people. They accommodate you as one of their favourite guests and lets you settle in comfortably. Its like getting that cup of coffee you want and also getting it topped with some extra cream.
Getting up in the morning has never been an easy task for me. Despite trying hard, I have not been able to find a reason to blame my alarm clock too. As soon as the virtual bell tolls at the break of dawn I jump up from my bed and with a swift motion I … Continue reading The Coffee Brown Shade of Joy
Soemoncho is a foodie's paradise, there are a lot of options to try. We tried Salmon and Avocado salad, Japanese Omelette, Curry and rice, Ichiran Ramen and much more in these streets. This is where we found about Kotodama, a wonderful Japanese belief!
The best way to describe this place is that the wait of around 2 hours was totally worth it! Kappa Chakka Kandhari is definitely nostalgia on a plate…and a very delectable one too! The dishes remind you of Kerala and its flavours.. Mani Puttu reminded me of home and the importance of fresh coconut..Karimeen Pollichathu … Continue reading Kappa Chakka Kandhari and Nostalgia on a plate
This Sunday's food exploration began at Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters, Koramangala. Chocolates with a twist.. The best part of its ambience was that it was complemented by natural sunlight. The settings were also cool with ample space between tables. Soon we found ourselves cosily tucked in a corner ready to order! We placed the following … Continue reading At Blue Tokai
Theobroma was our weekend destination for amazing brownies, cup cakes, pastries and savouries. I still remember the very first time we visited this cute place in Hiranandani, Powai. Adorned with pastel shades and a view of the lively lanes, this place soon became our favourite weekend indulgence! What I loved the most is the wift … Continue reading Temptingly Theobroma
Japan, the land of the rising sun, had a mystic appeal to us. But the major reason we wanted to visit the country was because Dileep, my husband, is a huge Anime fan. He grew up following Naruto, Death Note, One Piece, Inu Yasha, Pokemon, Beyblade, Digimon, Studio Ghibli movies, Dragonball and One Punch Man … Continue reading To Catch The First Sunrise Of A New Decade
I am a coffee person. A bad day, a bad experience, a bad headache and a nasty heartache, my coffee makes them all disappear. I live in Bangalore. The chilly mornings are a perfect backdrop for a hot beverage. The urge to sleep more is always beaten hands down by my urge to drink a … Continue reading Chai Predicament
As I sat there it seemed the plants had grown and is holding me in an embrace. It is an embrace that makes me feel green. Nowadays I tell others that I need to feel green and step out to sit amidst the plants.
Dissecting a dish is something that I have always loved to do. I try to guess the spices that have gone into a dish or discern a familiar flavour in it and seek confirmation from the chef... (usually met with raised eyebrows or approving smiles). It was recently that I encountered a challenge. It is … Continue reading Kulukki Sarbath.. with a pinch of pride!