Spicy Roasted Phool Makhana (Puffed Lotus Seeds) Recipe
Chef Juan Mari Arzak: Basque-ing In Culinary Glory
Puffed lotus seeds are used during fasting as it makes for a good fasting food. It’s light on the stomach and nutritious .Try to replace your good old pop corn packets with this healthy guilt free makhana snack to munch, while watching your favorite movie/show.
Romancing The Mango
Chef Juan Mari Arzak is often called the master of the complex Basque cuisine. But he dismisses these accolades and says he just enjoys cooking innovative dishes and keeping his guests coming back for more.
Saffron: The Super Spice
One bite of its ambrosial saffron-yellow flesh, a whiff of its heady aroma and a taste of its flavour that blends hints of peach, apricot and pineapple, and most people would have fallen in love… with mango!
Simon Says, “Let’s Feast”
Coined from the Arabic word Zafaran, which means yellow, saffron is derived from the beautiful saffron crocus flower and is a greatly esteemed and expensive spice in the world that is worth its weight in gold – literally! Cultivated since more than 3,000 years, saffron is a gorgeous and potent spice that’s hand-harvested from […]
Savour your food, sans the oil
Creating memorable flavors is not difficult, according to Chef Simon Hulstone, if one uses local and seasonal produce, with a dash of ingenuity.
Cinnamon: Sweet Wood
Cooking without oil does not necessarily alter the taste of a dish. And it comes with a lot of health benefits attached!
Sweet Somethings for the Festive Season
Cinnamon, with its heady, woody scent that perfumes the air when sprinkled on French Toast and Apple Pie was once more prized than silver!
Currying Flavour with Madhur Jaffrey
Spread sweetness and light this Diwali with sumptuous traditional delights.
Zen…and the Art of Cooking with Reverence
A culinary pioneer, she breached cultural frontiers and introduced generations of westerners to the delights of curry.
Vikas Khanna cooks with his heart and has a spiritual connection with food and his guests.