Recipe: Walnut and Cranberry Tofu Stew

In 2021, I embarked on a journey to open up myself to learning more about veganism and it led me to some really interesting dishes and food items. This being the first blog of 2022, I wanted it to be special one with the first ever Vegan recipe of The Salt and Pepper Food Guide….

The OG Bookstore in the Heart of Khan Market

When was the last time you visited a bookstore?? When asked this question, some said a decade ago, some said last year and a few others said 6 months ago. In an era where everything is digital and Kindles can store hundreds of books at once, owning a hard copy/paperback book has become less popular….

Coffee: Your Favourite Beverage Is Facing a Threat From Climate Change

It’s a known fact that climate change affects all of us one one way or the other. The extreme weather events we experience have been increasing year after year not just in number but also their intensity. If you haven’t experienced any of this, chances are your pocket might have experienced the pain of climate…

Momo on Pizza? What is Pizza Hut Up To?

It’s a well known fact that all across India, people are crazy about momos. So much so that in Delhi you will get a whole variety of momos from the popular tandoori and gravy momos to afghani momos, machurian momos and makhni momos. Now you know the craze behind these bite-sized dumplings, if you weren’t…

Recipe: Idli with Super-food Horsegram Twist

Horsegram or Kulith/Kulthi is a very popular lentil not just in the southern region of India, but it is widely consumed in the northern hilly regions as well. A few years ago, this humble lentil was declared a super-food as well for being high in protein and fibre and containing vitamins & minerals like iron,…

A Vacation in the Post-Covid Era

Last week after a year and a half I hopped on a plane to Mumbai for a break from the monotony of working from home. While catching the flight from Delhi was an adventure in itself because of heavy rains and waterlogged roads everywhere, once I landed in Mumbai I immediately felt fresh. This time…

Surnali: The Konkani Golden Dosa

Out of all the types of Dosa that exist, one of my favourites is Surnali. It is a Konkani-style sweet dosa flavoured with Jaggery and Cardamom. The colour from the jaggery gives the batter and the dosa a kind of a yellowish golden shade. This one goes well as breakfast or as a snack. Here’s…

Have you tried these Plant-Based Chicken Nuggets??

Whenever I post something related to chicken or any meat, many vegetarians and vegans in my audience ask me to share some substitutes as well. But when it comes to plant-based meats or mock meats, I have never been lucky enough to get some good options in it. Recently through social media I came across…

Monster Momo: The Biggest Momo in Delhi

This had been on Instagram since a long time and at one point every post on my feed was about this Jumbo Momo that is being served by Indie Momo in West Patel Nagar, New Delhi. Recently while scrolling through Zomato, this place popped up and I saw this on their menu with the tagline,“Delhi’s…

Is the McDonald’s BTS Meal Worth The Hype??

A few weeks ago I came across the McDonald’s India Twitter handle posting and building hype for some products with the BTS guys, which of course I ignored owing to my lack of interest in K-Pop. Then a few days ago I came across this news of McDonald’s launching a meal called the BTS Meal….

Hyderabadi Biryani Made With Love!!

Those of you who know me, would know that I absolutely love Biryani. Lucknowi, Hyderabadi, Kolkata, Kerala whatever style of Biryani it maybe, I do not discriminate and I love them equally. I feel each style of this beautiful rice preparation has it’s own story to tell. Most recently, I had Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani from…