Food

Ladies, are you newly single? Do you have the urge to stab people in the eyeball if they even mention romance or some mushy story of their significant other? I get it. Maybe you have an ex that you are annoyed over? Perhaps you’re frustrated by his/her ridiculous amount of...
For those of you who live under a rock, here’s a quick tutorial about one of India’s favorite chai time snack: Parle-G biscuits.These biscuits are rectangular wheat, milk, and sugar cookies. Time to be schooled.  Parle-G biscuits gained popularity in India as an alternative to British biscuits—which was quite the...
Chef Maneet Chauhan is no stranger to being on the receiving end of accolades and prestigious awards nor is she unaccustomed to owning coveted roles on television. She is the author of the vibrant cookbook “Flavors of My World: A Culinary Tour Through 25 Countries.” That's hardly all she's done...
We have some recipes here that will surely deviate from the same old salsa and guac served at summer soirees. Packed with tons of fresh ingredients and punched up with masala, these recipes have been revamped for your next desieasta (Desi Fiesta, obvs).Each recipe serves approximately 8 to 10...
How much do you really know about crafting a unique cocktail? Totally clueless? Stay with us.For starters, never use those lame, overly sweetened, basic bitch drink mixes. Nothing stacks up to good cocktails made with fresh juices, masala, and produce.Don't believe me? Try the three gems below and tell...
Mango is synonymous with summer in my world and I go beyond just eating them, though there's nothing wrong with "just" doing that. Waddup, Alphonso! I use mango chunks, puree, and pulp in many of my favorite easy to make mango desserts.  The only “hard work” so to speak...
The past decade has seen a surge in Western appetites’ hankering for Indian cuisine and spices. Indian restaurants and grocery markets are more available than in earlier generations. The interest to see more Indian food extends well beyond dinner plates, as the past decade has also brought us Indian...
Remember Thums Up, the cola curiously missing the "b"? Well, it's not for lack of intelligence, people. This company knows wassup. They "b" going strong. Ready to get schooled on how this mega cola is still killing it in India? Time for a Lil history!How It All Started Thums Up...
Indian meals often have delicious accompaniments such as ghee, dahi,  kandi podi, and achaar to further lend flavor to subjis, dals, and flatbreads. They act as side dishes or toppings and enhance the flavor of the food. While these items can be easily purchased at the local desi grocery store,...