white wine

Chicken Stroganoff

So what do Moms want on Mother’s Day? Scented candles, a monogrammed purse, a book or a holiday even? Quite frankly, I don’t have the right answer; at best I juggle between such options every year because my Mom doesn’t lead me on to anything she might want! But this year, I’m getting a little ahead

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Lemon-Herb Pearled Barley Risotto

Oops I did it again! You’ve seen me flout traditional risotto rules when I made Red Rice Risotto and now I’m at it… again! I’ve been experimenting with slightly healthy substitutes for Arborio rice while making risotto, mostly because r

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Red Rice Risotto

My first taste of red rice coincided with my last evening on the island of Bali. Sulking at the end of my week-long holiday, we made our way to watch the stunning sunset at Jimbaran beach and ordered an early dinner. Since this was nearly four years ago, my memory fails me in being able to recall th

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Mushroom, Leek & Fennel Galette

It’s usually during these winter months that I love baking pies, but make no mistake, I love eating them all year round. The cold cubes of butter and rolling of the pastry seem so much more manageable sans the sweltering heat in my Mumbai kitchen. Normally, I can’t ever get away with talking a

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