Recipe: Rum Fruit Cake

It’s the 1st blog post of the year 2017, so why not make it a sweet one? I’ve tried my hand at the famous old recipe of a rich fruit cake but, alas, what is life without its twists (Spice) and turns (Rum) and who said these should be devoured only around Christmas? I say.. let’s make, bake and in return it’ll… help see us through the year and whatever curve balls it throws at us! Belated Happy New...
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Recipe: Pan Seared Salmon

2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 (3-ounce) salmon fillets Salt and pepper Tablespoon of ginger garlic paste for marinade Oregano, for marinade 1/2 Lemon slices, for marinade Liberally season salmon fillet without skin with the ginger and garlic paste, oregano, with salt and pepper. Finally squeeze lemons over everything and leave to rest in your refrigerator for an ho...
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Recipe: Sausage & Pepper Omelette

Serves 1 Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 60gms Sausage 1/4 green pepper, chopped 1 teaspoon unsalted butter 2 large eggs, beaten 1/4 cup grated extra-sharp 30gms Cheddar Salt and black pepper Directions: Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sausage, breaking it up with a spoon, and bell pepper and cook until the sausage is browned and cooked through and the peppers ...
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Recipe: Peanut Butter Muffins

Peanut Butter Muffins are an unexpected sweet treat that can be enjoyed any time! Delicious peanut butter is is beaten into a simple muffin mixture to create a sweet, delicious and surprising treat that can make a wonderful breakfast or satisfying snack. Peanut Butter lovers will be thrilled at the sweet muffins, so make a batch and watch how fast they disappear! Ingredients list: 2 medium eggs, b...
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Recipe: Chocolate chunky cake

Ingredients:- Flour = 200 gms Cocoa Powder = 40 gms Eggs = 10 eggs Vanilla essence = 1 table-spoon Grain sugar = 240 gms Chocolate cut into square blocks = 300 gms Method:- Beat egg , sugar  and vanilla essence Sift flour , cocoa powder and slowly mix with the wet ingredients Grease tray and pour in half the batter then sprinkle 3/4 of the chunks of chocolate...
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Recipe : Chocolate pancakes & Peanut butter pancakes

This is the perfect Sunday morning breakfast :) Chocolate pancakes:- 1¼ Cup flour 2 Tablespoons sugar 2½ Teaspoons of baking powder ½ Teaspoon salt 1¼ Cup milk 1 Egg 2 Tablespoons of cocoa 3 Tablespoons of melted butter Method :- Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cocoa powder (dry ingredients ) And beat egg, milk until smooth and fluffy. Add to dry in...
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Around the world in 10 films.

The 12th Edition of Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) brought together the best films from around the globe for their ‘Cinema Of The World’ segment. It showcased 134 films from 60 countries, including 55 world and international premieres, 46 MENA premieres, 11 Middle East premieres and 17 GCC premieres, the 12th edition cemented its status as one of Conde Nast World Traveller’s Top 10 Film ...
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À la carte – Pondicherry

This article was first published in The Mumbai Mirror on Dec 14, 2014. Pondicherry or Puducherry is usually sought after for its French villas, quarters and unique graffiti. But there is more to this place other than the usual laziness that is implied whilst cycling or strolling around the rues and maisons. The best way to experience any place is via its culinary offerings. Making it not only fu...
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Thai Culinary Workshop

A culinary lesson to supplement a sumptuous Thai lunch in a beautiful setting is amongst the most popular new and immersive experiences that India’s well-travelled are engaging in. To build awareness about this concept, Tourism Authority of Thailand tied up with A Perfect Bite Cook Studio (an undertaking by Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal that offers culinary experiences in a state of the art kit...
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30 awesome things to do in Mumbai!

This list initially started off as 30 things to do before i turn 30 :P but either my list is too small or i'm way ahead of my schedule :) so here goes ... Ride the Gateway ferry The water’s brackish and there’s roughly one life-belt for every 20 passengers. But don’t let that stop you from taking a joyride on one of the ferries at Apollo Bunder. The 20-minute ride around the harbour is perfe...
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