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  • Now, get freshly packed ingredients and recipes at your doorstep

    The two-week- old website iChef.in delivers fresh, neatly packed and measured ingredients and recipes at your doorstep. We test the concept and find out it works marvelously well

  • Three recipes of dishes made from India's lesser-known food items

    A new title about India’s culinary practices, First Food: A Taste of India’s Biodiversity, takes you on a discovery about India’s lesser-known foods. As a part of this trail, the guide culls out three precious recipes of Maharashtra 

  • Introducing Chitrapur Saraswat Brahmin cuisine in Mumbai

    Chitrapur Saraswat Brahmins (Amchis) churn out delicacies that are unknown to many. As The Secret Ingredient, a city pop-up introduced foodies to the cuisine, we caught up with the amateur chef to warm up to the Amchi kitchen

  • Singer Hard Kaur shares her recipe for Mackerel in garlic sauce

    Hard Kaur loves seafood and experiments with cuisines from across the globe. The singer believes a good chef is as much of a superstar as a good actor or singer

  • Special: Some of Tarla Dalal's popular recipes

    Noted celebrity chef and cookbook author Tarla Dalal passed away on this day, November 6, last year. On this occasion, we pay tribute to India's first 'masterchef' with a collection of some of her famous recipes

  • World Vegan Day special: Recipes for tasty vegan dishes

    On the occasion of World Vegan Day, here are a few delicious sweet and savoury dishes that you can whip up at home. Read on...

  • The skinny on the art of making sangria

    From quenching your thirst in the sweltering heat to being a community drink consumed during festivals, sangria has come a long way. Phorum Dalal traces the beverage's origin to Spain in the 15th century

  • Reclaiming a forgotten food culture

    When East Bengal migrants began settling down in what is now West Bengal, not only did they lose their land but also much of their gastronomy. Identity on a Palate, an under-production documentary by Dr Parna Das and Jayanti Chakraborty, is an attempt to preserve what’s left of the dying legacy, finds Moeena Halim

  • Recipe special: Last minute Diwali preparations

    This Diwali, whip up these quick-fix recipes when guests make their way up to your home, and you have just a few minutes to create a quirky dish. Phorum Dalal hunts a few down for you

  • Recipes: Diwali with a difference

    The festival of Diwali is all about food. This year, the guide helps you strike a different chord by making some innovative preparations

  • Best restaurants across Mumbai that serve Vietnamese fare

    From Pho (noodle soup) to Bun Cha (grilled meat cutlet and noodle), various Vietnamese dishes are finding space in the menus of Mumbai restaurants. the guide maps Mumbai's culinary scene for the choicest fare

  • Recipes: Goodies for Ganeshotsav

    Festivals call for feasts and as the city celebrates Ganeshotsav, the guide offers readers four quick recipes of healthy items that can be dished up at home

  • Finding Japanese food items in Mumbai's bazaars

    Phorum Dalal takes a walk in Crawford Market with Chef Ting Yen, the man behind the soon-to-be-opened Yuuka by Ting Yen at Palladium Hotel in Lower Parel, to source ingredients for Japanese cuisine and finds the difference between sushi, maki and sashimi

  • Parsi New Year special: Cooking eggs the Parsi way

    There is no other ethnicity that can crack and cook an egg (eedu) as a Parsi does. From boiled to coating lady fingers with eggs, and even breaking the shell as an offering to evil forces, Kanika Sharma finds out why and how the Parsis fell in love with the eedu

  • What's cooking in the Parsi kitchen?

    The main ingredient of Parsi cuisine is love. On the eve of Parsi New Year, Phorum Dalal scours family recipes, masala dabbas and rich culinary history that give the food a perfect balance of sweet and sour 

  • Recipes of two lip-smacking dishes for Shravan fasters

    Byculla resident Jyoti Khadawala and Vile Parle resident Neeta Suchak share recipes of Gujarati handvo and farali undhiyo, which will make you look forward to fasting 

  • Gourmet comes home

    Now, indulge in gourmet food without stepping out of home, with Foodesto.com's new DIY dinner kits

  • Interesting recipes of dishes made from leftover food items

    The next time you throw away last night’s dal, roti and rice in the bin, stop and think. Are you throwing away a potential Kothu Parotta or an Arancini?

  • Interesting soup recipes to try on a rainy day

    What’s better than a bowl of hot soup to drive away the monsoon blues? Rustling them up yourself and experimenting with some unusual recipes while at it, for sure. A homemaker, a chef and a food blogger share some of their favourite soup recipes with Deepali Dhingra. Go ahead, slurp

  • Chef Ranveer Brar's recipe for Kalya Vatanyachi Ussal

    Chef Ranveer Brar on how Aswaad restaurant at Dadar offers delicately flavoured Maharashtrian fare that is made with minimal spices and oil