Chashu Ramen @ Fatty Bao

Chashu ramen. Pork stock in bacon with braised pork belly, marinated soft boiled egg and scallion. This sounds and tastes like heaven. This is half a portion enough to feel happy and satiated. This had a generous portion of corn, sprouts, long green onions which are typically Japanese in origin Chashu is actually pork belly that…

Nothing is better than home cooked food…

When there are times you want to eat some home cooked food, but dont have the heart or the strength to cook that’s when Ma’Swad comes to the rescue.  The brainchild of Dinesh Kamath, this eatery looks quite non-descript on the outside and you can easily miss it amongst the long line of eateries in…

Why we should respect cooks.

Why we should respect cooks. Read through this link. And the next time you crib about the food not being good enough, overcooked, less salt, too much salt and the like, give a thought to the cooks behind your meal. He probably had it worse than what is described in the link. Lesser gadgets to work…

Soul and Light

Good food, especially soul food always brings joy and light to everyone.  This year Diwali fell on All Souls Day – the day we celebrate the immortality of our souls on earth and remember the departed souls in our lives. This year, i was aware of two special people celebrating their birthdays on All souls…

Food and Love – movie review (The Lunchbox)

The latest movie i saw had to be related to food…The Lunchbox was a movie i wanted to catch as soon as it was released but my newly acquired responsibility (my son) did not allow me to do that. Thanks to my son’s unsuspecting nanny and a sport that my mum is, i finally managed…

The Best Meal

Last year this time i had the best meal of my life. I was around 9 months pregnant and everyone on this day last year thought they would cook me something wonderful. The day began with some amazing mutton samosas for breakfast. Lunch was crab in pepper and some leftover sorpatel (all prohibited for consumption…