Chicken Berry Britannia at Cafe Dishoom, Covent Garden

Cafe Dishoom

I really did not want to like Café Dishoom. For one, it was introduced to me by various people with lots of hype, but more importantly, I was told that it was a Bombay Irani restaurant in London. And no Continue reading

Chicken Tikka Biryani at Bombay Masala, Whitecross Street

Bombay Masala Chicken tikka biryani

The husband impressed me the other day by coming back home with a biryani from Whitecross Street. Without being asked, without being reminded at least three times, and without calling me from the stall to confirm that I did indeed Continue reading

Guest post: Chicken biryani recipe from Sangeeta of MyWorldFoodTravel

Chicken Biryani

I love my biryani. Just like Poornima, I search for the plate of perfect biryani in every city that I venture into, besides scouring the worldwide web for the perfect recipe. In fact, that’s how I stumbled onto this wonderful Continue reading

Yet another mouthwatering biryani recipe from Aunty G

Aunty G

You might recall the profound and momentous observation I made a couple of posts before this one? No?. To refresh your memory: I had an epiphany – biryanis in India taste better because the meat/veg component is fully integrated in Continue reading

Chicken Biryani at the Cricket Club of India

Chicken biryani at CCI

OK – I need to stop being such a “back home in India” bore. But maybe a couple of posts more? (And incidentally, hello, you have signed up for a blog on Indian food – so deal with it!) Deciding Continue reading

Biryaniquest in India – So much of food, so little time

vimal

So much food. So little time. That’s what you feel like after a two week holiday in the motherland.  There is just too much to eat and not enough hours (and we won’t mention lack of tummy space) to pack Continue reading

.. and we are back!

Tendli

..after a blissful two weeks in the motherland. And a good time was had by all – eating, playing cricket, eating, swimming, eating, shopping, eating with friends, eating with family and eating, eating and eating! Therefore whilst the spirit is Continue reading

Chicken biryani at Barbican Express, Whitecross Street

Barbican Express

I first heard about the twice-a-week food market at Whitecross Street on twitter from the handle @zemblamatic who is very partial to the biryani sold at the stalls here. I was intrigued and waited for a couple of months until Continue reading