food recipes

  • Hottest chef in Asia, Gaggan Anand deconstruct the baingan

    The chef to top 2015’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards in Singapore on turning baigan ka bharta into smoked salsa wraps

  • Food: Enjoy authentic Bengali fare straight from Kolkata

    Pia Promina, daughter of legendary culinary author Minakshie Dasgupta and the name behind one of Kolkata’s first Bengali food restaurants, Kewpie’s Kitchen, will whip up authentic recipes otherwise unseen in Mumbai's menus, as a tribute to the eastern state’s culinary delights

  • Popular Mumbai chefs trace their favourite dishes

    Ever wondered what some of Mumbai’s popular chefs tuck into when they visit home? From Goa to Orissa, Lucknow and Ajmer, we trace their favourite dishes, which they’ve introduced to city foodies, dripping with nostalgia, family traditions and authentic flavours

  • Quirky culinary traditions from one of Mumbai's oldest communities

    Alu wadi stuffed with prawn mince is a delicious culinary eccentricity peculiar to a Mumbai community of under 8,000

  • Recipes: In-house sweet treats for Ganesh Utsav

    Modak, a sweet dumpling, is considered to be Lord Ganesha's favourite indulgence. Hence, on the first day of the Ganpati festival, this sweet is prepared in almost every household. The Guide spoke to experts to bring three different varieties of Modaks to you, which can be made easily at home

  • Ditch the recipe

    Asia’s favourite pastry chef, here for a Kala Ghoda baking studio launch, on salvaging split ganache and undercooked cake

  • Food: Two rare dishes to try out on Parsi New Year

    Parsi cuisine isn't just about dhansak or salli boti. Food blogger and entrepreneur, Perzen Patel of Bawi Bride shares two simple, rare dishes to try out on Parsi New Year that falls on Tuesday

  • Patia in the wild West

    Washington-based optical and sensor engineer Ryna Karnik self-publishes a book to make bawa cooking accessible to Americans

  • Bread that went viral on YouTube comes to life in Wadala oven

    After image of watermelon bread made by Taiwanese bakery goes viral, a Wadala bakery takes up our challenge to replicate it

  • A French detour to Vietnam

    Celebrity chef Luke Nyguyen loves his Vietnamese pho as much as France’s baguettes. In a freewheeling chat, he opens up about gastronomic influences of both countries and his culinary journey

  • Tiffin chronicles

    Rukmini Srinivas, television chef and author of Tiffin: Memories and Recipes of Indian Vegetarian Food, on interweaving family history with long-forgotten recipes

  • World Martini Day: Try these quirky martini recipes

    World Martini Day is celebrated across the globe today. Raising a toast to the day, we present a few interesting concoctions from Mumbai bars that you can try at home

  • Website to help Mumbaikars cook a gourmet meal at home

    Out Of The Box aims to offer Mumbaikars a culinary experience of cooking wholesome gourmet meals at home by delivering pre-measured ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes. Do they really end up saving our time and effort?

  • From pies to payasam, Amy Jackson's love for Indian cuisine

    Actress Amy Jackson just cannot do without tucking into Indian food even when back home in England

  • Popular Mumbai eatery's Misal Pav bags award in London

    The popular Maharashtrian snack Misal Pav, enjoyed by scores of Mumbaikars, bagged top honours at the Foodie Hub Awards held in London

  • Quirky ice-cream flavours invade Mumbai restaurant menus

    Innovative ice cream flavours are on the menu with everything from wasabi to fresh fruit and even popcorn, discovers Ismat Tahseen

  • Some gazpacho to beat the Mumbai summer heat

    Spanish Michelin-starred Chef Guillem Vidal, who will curate a special menu at Asado from June 4 to 8, shares the recipe of a cold soup

  • Food special: Is Kolkata fish bhetki replacing the Vietnamese basa?

    Not big on taste and being low on the gourmand’s list are some reasons why the prized Kolkata fish is replacing basa, the frozen Vietnamese import, says Ismat Tahseen

  • Food special: Summer coolers, with an Indian twist

    It's as hot as it can get. And we all know that sugary drinks are best avoided to quench thirst, so this time around, instead of the usual lime juice or plain coconut water, go different. If you can't think beyond khus and nimbu, no sweat. We've got chefs to create offbeat, yet effective thirst-quenchers to try out, says Ismat Tahseen

  • Nargis Fakhri reveals her food habits and culinary skills

    Nargis Fakhri has a svelte body, but does not deter from tucking into whatever she fancies. The model-turned actress explains how she juggles pizzas and pastas with greens and fruit juices