During my red meat days in Dar es Salaam, kalio with fried onions, garlic and ginger along with a long list of aromatic spices was a favourite dish I could never master. Continue reading A cooking lesson with Salim’s Ma
No matter how long it’s been since my last visit to India, every time I prepare aloo matar, I remember the waiter who served us in a restaurant somewhere north of Mumbai. Continue reading Aloo matar
Kerala fish curry — Photo courtesy: Ramesh N.G. — Wikimedia Commons
Do you believe you’re a curry buff?
I thought I was. I was sure I could eat any curry, no matter how hot and enjoy it. I did until I arrived in Cochin. Continue reading Kerala curry
When I was in India, western fast food hadn’t infiltrated its borders. You either ate curry, or you didn’t eat. Continue reading Curry or starve