Spice up your Christmas with Mummy’s Green Chutney to die for!

This Christmas I am sharing with you one of my favourite recipes from my Indian cooking classes.  Approximately 2 years back at my first conducted cooking classs, Malin Mendel Westerberg, Swedish Televisions Correspondent in India made this chutney. In Malin’s delicious book on India, Bombay Takeaway ,where she has used food as a metaphor and way to explain … Continue reading

Chennai morning walks, design Kolams and crispy Dosais!

I  am currently on a home visit to Chennai( Madras), South India where my parents have lived for the past 32 years. My father begins his day with a ritual morning walk and yoga asanas. I love to join him for these walks as they offer me some time and space for my own thoughts … Continue reading

Aubergine a´la Hyderabad

Photo: Andreas Dienert Hyderabad is the capital of the state of Andhra Pradesh which lies in the South east of India.  The cuisine is a beautiful fusion of Mughlai, Turkish and Arabic along with the influence of the native Telugu and Marathwada cuisines. The key flavours that stand out are of coconut, tamarind, peanuts and sesame seeds which are extensively used in many dishes. There is a saying in … Continue reading

Fribergaskolan goes Meat Free Monday

It is almost a year back when I started my first Meat Free Monday Cooking workshops in Stockholm. I started these classes for two reasons, the first being the positive impact veggie food can make on climate change and second was to showcase the delicious diversity of vegetarian food from India. India being a country with a long history … Continue reading

Confessions of a Secret Dinner

It was a crispy sunny autumn day when I started getting ready for Secret Dinner No 11. Can’t believe that this was the 11th one, exciting also as it was a new location with new challenges and a new starter. Secret Dinner is a marketing concept that I have been driving to market my travel … Continue reading