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…

Pork Indad (first appeared in iDiva.com)

Pork Indad (first appeared in iDiva.com) When you want to eat pork bur run short of ideas and patience to make the Goan Vindaloo, why not try the Mangalorean Pork Indad?  This is a sweet and spicy dish that my father makes and reminds me of summer vacations in Mangalore. Every summer Sunday would be…

A Mangalorean feast

A spread consisting of pork, chicken curry, fish curry, crabs, prawn masala, clams masala, rice and idlis. The salad is the only excuse for a vegetable in the menu.

‘Porking’ Fun (my article in the iDiva)

‘Porking’ Fun Pork is a sparingly consumed delicacy in India. For cultural and spiritual reasons, several communities in India don’t really eat pork. People consume pork in India in the form of processed bacon, cocktail sausages and salami – usually breakfast food. One of the reasons (apart from the religious one) that pork isn’t popular…