Mamagoto – go for the food, stay for the vibe

A few weeks back, when the summer in Delhi had still not bared its fangs, we were in Khan Market one weekend evening for a long planned visit to the excellent Full Circle bookshop, followed by dinner in the neighbourhood.¬†And so it was that after the books were bought, we (self, the wife and the…

A year, and back again

It's been more than a year since this blog was posted to. In the interim, the cooking, trying out new recipes, eating and drinking continued unbroken, but somehow I never got around to blogging about it. Maybe the first flush of enthusiasm from the initial months of this blog last year had faded somewhat. I'm…

Risotto with smoked chicken and veggies – recipe

With risotto and me, it wasn't love at first bite. Of the three 'great' staples of Italian cuisine - pizza, pasta and risotto (yes I know there's antipasti, prosciutto, panini, lasagna and whatnot, but you know what I mean), risotto was the last one that I was introduced to. Growing up in Delhi, pizza was…

Bercos, Dwarka – Comfort Chinese (at home)

Metropolitan India is undergoing a global cuisine revolution. Descriptors such as niche, artisanal, authentic, creative and fusion now apply to numerous new restaurants in Mumbai, Bangalore and even Delhi (where the hippest restaurants are often found in its oldest villages - subject of a couple of posts previously). Foodies throng to these new places, discovering…