Gastronomy

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Nov 142016
 
A Road Trip with TERRA Real Vegetable Chips

Terra Real Vegetable Chips – A better snack for Road Trips Here is a typical start of our family  road  trip. A night before we will pack everything so that we can leave early morning to avoid the city traffic before we reach the highway.  Just before leaving home wife jee will plead to the kids “  You should eat something as we want to cover as much distance as possible before we stop for lunch” But the answer is always exactly same “We are not hungry”, this is one of the rare occasion when both the kids agree [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Sep 302016
 
A Preview of Playboy Cafe Gurgaon

desi Traveler goes to the preview of Playboy Cafe Gurgaon I am not much of a foodie and even less of a launch guy, but  I am open to change. So when I was invited to a preview of Playboy Café Gurgaon, I decided to give it a try.  I mean who can say no to an invitation to one of the most iconic brands in the world – Playboy. Not only the Playboy brand iconic in every sense it has been able to successfully branch out from its core themE without diluting the original brand appeal. Here I [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Sep 282016
 
FOOD SOUVENIRS FROM PUNJAB

Mouth Watering Savouries I brought from Punjab My biggest joy of being a travel blogger is interacting with other bloggers and look at the world from their eyes.  I have been fortunate to discover some wonderful travel writers and photographers during my journey as a travel blogger and have been fortunate enough to collaborate with some of them.  So I was very happy when Chaitali Patel who pens Maps Stamps Memories  asked me to contribute a post about ” Food souvenirs From Punjab”, I jumped at the opportunity and recollected my Roadtrip to Punjab last year and what all I [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 302016
 
Mobile Food Photography using Honor 5C Phone

Food Pictures Clicked By Honor 5C  Mobile Phone If you are an avid foodie like me, I am sure you like eating out. In today’s age of 24/7 Social media updates, you have not had a meal at a restaurant unless you have not uploaded it on all your social media handles, tagging at least 10 people each.  So clicking food pictures in a restaurant is now an essential part of our dining out rituals and that is where our mobile phone camera plays an important role. A mobile phone with a good camera can take good high-resolution pictures that [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 292016
 
Gurgaon Food Freak & Gurgaon Home Chefs show a way of Community Service

Community Service using power of Social Media I first liked the idea of a chef when Richard Gere, tells Winona Ryder in “Autumn in New York” “Food is the only art that nurtures from within” or something similar for my memory is not what it used to be. Anyways if you are still here or back from searching for Winona Ryder let us get back to the blog post about “Home Chefs of Gurgaon” and the good work they are doing in more ways than one. So ever since that unforgettable dialogue in the totally forgettable movie,” Autumn In [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 162016
 
The Ancient Barbecue - Banta Gola Festival

desi Street Food – Banta Gola Festival At The Ancient Barbecue Now you must be wondering when did I start going to food festivals and writing food critique ? Well, note again dear reader, note the rustic, rugged, 4 letter word that forms the headline of this post just above this paragraph. Yes, you got it that rustic, rugged word is ” desi ” which got my attention when I received an invitation to check out the desi Street Food Festival . The moment I read my favorite 4 letter word, I was interested in checking it out. Then started [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 182015
 
Archimedes and making of Lemon Flavored Timballo Siciliano

My Eureka Moment :  Lemon Flavored Timballo Siciliano I am sure you know there are 50 Shades of Grey, and there are more than 50 different words and expression for Snow and ice in the frozen landscapes where Eskimos live. In our own country we have 1000 name of Lord Vishnu in Vishnu Sahastranama. The point I am trying to make bake here is that we tend to have many names and ways of speaking of things that we think a lot about. So is it surprising that there are more than 300 types of recognized Pasta shapes and [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 072015
 
Top 10 Singapore Food Experiences For All Budgets and Tastes

Discovering The  Top 10 Food Experiences In Singapore A modern world city like Singapore automatically attracts visitors from around the world both for business as well as tourism and offers  lots of shopping and food choices.  A city buzzing with global voices is bound to be a hub of world cuisine and Singapore offers you every cuisine under the sun from desi Aloo Parathas to Japanese Sushi, Chinese Street Food to Mexican Tapas. From nano technology fuelled molecular gastronomy to Chinese street food and faux meat for vegetarian we tried everything during our visit to Singapore. To be honest I was [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 152015
 
Ramadan Food Festival Bazaar Singapore

desi goes to Masjid Sultan for Ramadan Food Festival in Singapore As I mentioned in my earlier post, Singapore is one of the few culturally and religiously diverse countries that are peaceful and safe for travelers and locals alike. When I was in Singapore the world was observing the holy month of Ramadan or Ramazan as we call it in the Indian subcontinent. Suggested Reading Shopping in Singapore Those of you who are familiar with Islam will know that Ramadan is the holy month of fasting and praying for purification of body mind and soul. Devout Muslims fast during the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 012015
 
Vegetarian Jordanian Food Culture: A Guide For Vegetarians Traveling In Jordan

 Vegetarian Jordanian Cuisine : Love at first bite As I announced my Jordan trip, one of the friends teased me that I will not get anything vegetarian to eat in Jordan as it is an Arab Country and people only eat meat. Guess what who had the last laugh? Your friendly neighborhood desi Traveler had never enjoyed more vegetarian delicacies outside of India than in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The whole Jordanian cuisine is a pleasant, colorful, and fragrant surprise for vegetarians and most of it is wonderful not just for your taste buds but also for your [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]