Wine is finding it’s moment in Mumbai once again. Wine Rack at Phoenix Mills has an extensive collection, Cin Cin in BKC is boldly pushing wine flights, and now we have 266 The Wine Room and Bar. 266, unfortunately doesn’t refer to the number of wines on the […]
Food and wine writer from Mumbai, India. Good cook. Good appetite. Like simple easy, recipes. Don’t have a sweet tooth, but love kala jamuns and chenna payesh. Have more frying pans, knives and bottles of olive oil than most Indian households. Two dogs, one girlfriend. Occasionally been compared to Anton Ego.
So what are you making for breakfast tomorrow apart from the frittata?” Manju asks me finishing up the last bits of the Shakshuka I’ve cooked for dinner. “Ahh… ummm… it’s a Thai-Malayali dish stuffed into a Mumbai pav,” I offer by way of a not-too-helpful explanation. I’m at […]
I like bacon. I cannot lie. My standing instruction to family and friends visiting from abroad is: Don’t bring me chocolates or sweets, bring me bacon. I’m quietly building up a private hoard just in case there’s an apocalyptic porcine meltdown. The inspiration for this recipe was a […]
Botticino at the Trident BKC is an unusual restaurant. While other five-star Italian restaurants in Mumbai are headed by an Italian chef, Botticino in the last few years, if not always, has been headed by an Indian (Trattoria doesn’t count: that’s Indianised Italian comfort food). Botticino also does […]
There are just two vegetarian thali restaurants in Mumbai that I’m willing to accept eating at – Thakker Bhojnalay and Mani’s Lunch Home. Juss by Sindhful is going to be the third on my list. All three have the same things in common – the food is simple, […]