There are just two vegetarian thali restaurants in Mumbai that I’m willing to accept eating at – Thakker Bhojnalay and Mani’s Lunch Home. Juss by Sindhful is going to be the third on my list. All three have the same things in common – the food is simple, […]
Food and wine writer from Mumbai, India. Good cook. Good appetite. Like simple easy, recipes. Don’t have a sweet tooth, but love kala jamuns and chenna payesh. Have more frying pans, knives and bottles of olive oil than most Indian households. Two dogs, one girlfriend. Occasionally been compared to Anton Ego.
I invented the mashed potato sandwich, or at least my version of the mashed potato sandwich, after suffering a debilitating attack of jaundice. After my grandmother’s death, my mother went into a period of depression and stopped cooking. To my unbridled joy this meant restaurant food almost every […]
Bacon and eggs. Mornings are always better with bacon and eggs. And sausages. Well, mine at least. I make do with fruit and toast, but when I need a good morning then it’s got to be bacon and fried eggs. The last fortnight I’ve had some very good […]
It’s been a good year in food. I’ve eaten at more than 150 restaurants, sailed on a cruise ship and spent time in Ireland, one of the countries on my bucket list. I got to meet three living legends; I was on a panel with Mark Kurlansky, the […]
A few weekends ago I did something that I hadn’t done in a long time – 17 years exactly. I went to SV Road on Goregaon West. Now, I do occasionally go to this distant Mumbai suburb, but usually to places touching the highway – to the Westin […]