Calcutta Street Bollywood Special at South Bank

So I have been taking you through my journey from Eatwithmeshrimoyee to Calcutta Street. I have been doing Pop-ups at restaurants for the last few months but this time I decided to take up the challenge of doing a food stall at a festival. It is a great opportunity for marketing your brand and reaching…

5 Things you need to know about Persian Cuisine!

1. Saffron – This is an ingredient which I am a big fan of, because it can magically turn a plain boring plate of rice to look royal and majestic. Persian’s love to use saffron in abundance in most of their dishes. So if you intend to make a delicious Persian meal at home, better…

Cook with your Date? A short film for Badoo

This is a short video we made for Badoo to demonstrate how dates can become more fun when you cook together! We are making a famous Indian Street Food – Pav Bhaji Recipe: Pav Get some tiger buns or regular buns, break them into halves and heat them in the pan with some butter. You want…

My first encounter with Vietnamese Market Cuisine at Asia House

Asia House Literature festival is packed with really interesting events and one of them was the launch of a Vietnamese Market Cook Book. I feel the best way to learn cooking is to watch and learn and that is exactly what I did because the two lovely women Van Tran and Anh Vu gave us…

Onion Bhaji – The queen of Indian snacks

Every time I go to an Indian restaurant with my friends, the first thing they order is a plate of bhaji’s. I have seen peoples eyes brighten up with happiness the minute they see a plate full of warm crunchy bhajis (or bhajias – thats the real Indian term) and rightly so because they are…

Simple Bengali Chicken Curry

Whenever I feel like eating something simple and fresh or when I miss home too much this is what I resort to. This dish is not just extremely simple to make but it is as real as it gets when we think of Indian food. And for all you health conscious folks who like eating non-bland food…

Palak Paneer

http://vimeo.com/57079364 This is a video of me cooking one of my favorite dish Palak Paneer that I made with my friend Daniel as an experiment! The recipe is already there in my previous post! 🙂 Hope you like it and let me know your thoughts! Always open to suggestions!

Palak Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese with Spinach)

Firstly Merry Christmas to everyone, I didnt quite have a merry christmas as I was coughing and popping antibiotics all through and my plan of cooking great food everyday hence was kind of ruined! I finally started feeling better yesterday so thought of making some healthy treat for myself and making those nasty greens taste…

Minced Lamb Curry (Lamb Keema)

I am a total sucker for red meat, be it lamb, beef or mutton I love them all! But one thing that puts me off cooking red meat is the amount of time it takes to cook the meat. Hence I came up with an alternative idea of making minced lamb/ beef when I am…

Chicken and Mushroom Noodle Soup

After a weekend of heavy drinking and loads of food I decided to make something simple and light for dinner last night. I wanted something light yet spicy ( yes I do love my spices). This is the simplest yet the tastiest random dish I have ever made! Ingredients: A pack of rice noodles/ regular…