Bamboo and Bricks: Perfect for that quick getaway

Nestled amidst the dense vegetation on the Panshet-Ghod road, Bamboo and Bricks resort is just the perfect choice for those looking for a short getaway to escape the city rush … Continue reading

February 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

Shetty Lunch Home, Mangalore and my tryst with the best Chicken Ghee Roast..

Mangalore, the quaint coastal port town nestled at the border of Karnataka and Kerala, boasts of a cuisine as rich and varied as its beautiful landscape. The cuisine is famous … Continue reading

December 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Review: Delish bakers, Wakad

I was looking for a baker who could make a customized cake for my son’s 1st birthday party. A friend suggested Delish Baker’s to me (he had been ordering customized … Continue reading

July 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Brahmaputra: The story of Lachit Barpukhan, The Assamese contemporary of Chhatrapati Shivaji

Brahmaputra: The Story of Lachit Barphukan – Assamese Contemporary of Chhatrapati Shivaji by Aneesh Gokhale My rating: 4 of 5 stars It is indeed quite a shame that school history … Continue reading

May 25, 2017 · 2 Comments

First impressions: The Blue Plate, Aundh.

I found myself close to Aundh for work last Friday, so I thought of treating myself to a relaxed solo lunch at The Blue Plate. This latest venture from the … Continue reading

May 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

South Indian Style Madras Cucumber Curry

I discovered Madras Cucumbers only when the husband moved to Chennai for work a couple of years ago. This member of the Cucurbit family isn’t quite easily available in the … Continue reading

April 5, 2017 · 3 Comments

Tasteful journeys Food Festival @ Flavors, Aundh.

Seasons Hotel in Aundh enjoys a prime location in that neighborhood and houses several different restaurants serving a variety of cuisines in its premises. They used to house the hugely … Continue reading

February 21, 2017 · 2 Comments

Restaurant Review: Arthur’s Theme Balewadi

Arthur’s Theme first opened in Koregaon Park quite a few years ago; and carved a niche for itself in the Pune dining scene, as they were probably the first restaurant … Continue reading

February 15, 2017 · Leave a comment


The very mention of Kharvas invokes a strong sense of nostalgia and refreshes childhood memory for me. This delicately flavored pudding, which is made in parts of Maharashtra and Karnataka … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · 4 Comments

Cranberry Cake with a warm butter sauce

I was introduced to this traditional American Christmas bake by Laura, my professor’s wife; at the University of Missouri, while I was a grad student there. This one is a … Continue reading

December 15, 2016 · 2 Comments