I’m so proud of my friend Samaira for getting the show on the road. She’s one of the best home cooks I know and a wealth of information for Indian cuisine. Her mum used to run a Dabbawala (tiffin meals) business in Bombay and naturally she grew up in the kitchen. Taking the name from […]

My friend @thebombayeastindiangirl_14 and cook extraordinaire says this is daily common food and they mill their own flour (wheat, chickpeas etc) at home to make this dish on a daily basis to accompany meals. She did it so quickly over the pan, I was busy taking notes and marvelling at her dexterity. This first cooking […]

The privilege of having friends who are amazing cooks – is better than being married to a chef because chef hardly does the cooking at home! As Julia Child once said “People who love to eat (and cook) are always the best people.” Most of my tribe who loves to eat, also love to cook […]

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Some of the best chutney prathas, vegetarian samosas and curries I’ve had. Vegetarian dosai—crisp and rich. While I’m struggling with my octopus duties, putting on at least 10 hats at the same time in English and Chinese, I also made these amateur videos that I thought was very well edited given the quality of the […]


I work right next door and don’t dine here enough given that we get a discount. Some dishes from the lunch set! Deep-fried seabass in a tomato sauce, hot crisp and tangy. For anyone that likes a sweet and sour dish, and fish that is done just right and tender under the crispy skin, not […]

I’m getting the hang of managing the many hats in both English and Chinese, generating interesting content. Given the time sensitivity of promotions and how content is key, here are three very average quality videos well edited by a film school student. Okay, I made him dance with the tandoori vegetables..