Tag: cooking

Perfecting a round roti

Why I Must Make My Rotis Perfectly Round

By Vyasar Ganesan I am twenty four years old, working in the kitchen. I am sweating over the dough I am kneading, bending my back...
Passing on traditions through cooking

Coriander, Mint and Musings

By Ryan D’Souza Atop an inverted utensil sits a marble mortar, in which the pestle holds my phone straight up so that my mother can supervise...
CorningWare's Cornflower dishes

You can now Once Again Serve Your Aloo in These Classic Dishes

They were once a staple in households — immigrant and otherwise — across the United States. Now CorningWare is reviving its cornflower pattern, which...
Corelle plates

Why Exactly Do Immigrant Families Love Corelle Plates?

Corelle platesm with their distinctive borders, are a familiar sight in immigrant homes across North America. Food writer Sonia Rao looked into a why...

9 American Comfort Foods With A Desi Twist

I'm often left with strong hankerings for unconventional combinations like grits topped with shrimp curry or buttermilk biscuits and chicken tarkari due to my...

4 Must-Read Fiction Books About Indian Food

Indian cookbooks are now a dime a dozen—even those with food memoirs as a feature. But sometimes, I want a little drama with my...

13 Hella Good Aloo Recipes

Indians know their way around an aloo or potato. I'd venture to claim that we have the most variety of aloo recipes, more than any...

3 Dessert Recipes That You’ll Give a ‘Thums Up’ To

Thums Up is one of the leading colas consumed in India. Chances are, you are accustomed to enjoying this beverage as a cold, refreshing...