Category Archives: India

Learning to cook with a local, Meenu

We’ve already established I have a new Indian BFF – Meenu – and this is where I met her. She runs a little cooking school in the beautiful lake-side town of Udaipur, Rajasthan.

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The original juice bar: ganne ka ras in Rajasthan

On an afternoon stroll around Udaipur with Meenu (my Indian BFF) and her husband, we escaped the heat in favour of some sweet refreshment.

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South Indian breakfast in Tooting

With my impending trip to India in only a few weeks, I started (did I ever stop? No) reminiscing about my last visit and all the amazing South Indian food.

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Great chaat at Chowpatty: Bhel puri

If I told you about a delicious snack that I had in Mumbai, the best description of which I could provide was “rice krispies, sweet sauce, cubes of tomato, covered in cheese,” you would start to question my ability as a food blogger (alas I am sure you do anyway, but moreso)…

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Brrrr, London is flippin freezing; warm yourself with an Indian masala chai

Working in a North Indian restaurant in Edinburgh during my student days, I battled the infamous Scottish wind and rain to get to work, to be welcomed with a cup of sweet masala tea…

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Keralan village cuisine: You can find it here!

Cocum: A restaurant in Hampton Court that replicates the cuisine from Keralan village homes and small restaurants. Branches also found in Cambridge, Raynes Park and Sutton.

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33 Hours on the Coimbatore Express

I love India. And, as sad as this sounds, I love trains. I love an excuse to sit and read with no distractions and some nice scenery zipping past the window.

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