Classic meals

A Tale of Two Classics

the classic Kashmiri, Pandit-style rogan josh In my 30-odd years of cooking, if there is one lesson I have learnt, it is this: never challenge a customer. Never. Ever. Some may agree with this, but there is another school of thought that believes otherwise. Some chefs in so-called high places believe that a customer is […]

Chutneys, chatni, pickles, achars and my ajoba

Most people think that chutneys or chatnis or pickles or achars are just fillers, or condiments, that have no serious role to play in an Indian meal. nilgiri’s home made pickles and chutneys Well, you will be surprised to know that an Indian meal is not complete unless accompanied by either a chatni or an achar. […]