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

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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

Mothers, friends and Västerbotten Tandoori Fennel Pie

While growing up in India, I was lucky to have a Mum who made different foods from not only different parts of India but the world. Intrinsically being interested in taste and flavours and other peoples food, I grew up visiting all my neighbour mums(aunties) for tasting their food and also all my friends mothers. … Continue reading

not another food blog…..uffffffffffffffffff!

Oh NO not one more blog or food blog….ufffff…Good God! who will have time to read this…. I wonder….but if you are reading this, you obviously make the time and take the time, as you share my passion with food, culture, people and places. Although I must say that most of my mumblings will be … Continue reading