Polenta – The Gluten Free Italian Grain!

A North Italian pantry staple, polenta is gaining incredible popularity with cooks around the world due to its gluten free nature. It is made by simply grinding corn into flour, or meal. It has a rich yellow, yolk-like colour, and has a slightly sweet flavour. Traditionally polenta is cooked creamy and topped with a rich…

Give your dishes a Millet twist!!

We have all read in the previous blogpost about the benefits of millets over the traditional grains like wheat and rice. Millets are super easy to cook just like rice – One cup of raw millet makes over 3 cups of cooked millet. Nutritionists say that it is good to shock your body sometimes by eating different…

Stay Cool this Summer!!

Indian Summers are brutal. The sweltering heat makes us not leave our air-conditioned rooms and also makes us ditch our usual warm hearty meals for cooling and light dishes. These include lots of gazpacho, cold salads, buddha bowls, juices, smoothies Greek yogurt, fruit bowls, etc. This Summer season we have made a list of our favorite…

Summer’s ‘Hottest’ new drink: Cold-Brew

If you are from Mumbai, you know that our Summers are brutal. With the onset of Summer we were on a look-out for a perfect drink that can keep us cool this season. And we found one – Cold-Brew! Cold-Brew is the cooler and younger sibling of Cold-coffee. We have been having cold coffee all…

What a Pickle!!

Pickling and Fermenting – an ancient form of preserving, which was used because there were no refrigerators, has now become the biggest trend in the food world. Tons of people are experimenting with fermentation and local companies are selling their artisan fermented products in grocery stores.  Chefs across the world are experimenting in their restaurants…