Food

Serving Tradition

Abhilasha Ojha 02 May 2014 Food
A clutch of food enthusiasts are working overtime to ensure that Northeastern cuisine reaches out to people at large When it first opened its doors in the tony neighbourhood of Hauz Khas Village (a haven of sorts for food enthusiasts), Dzukou gave more than just a glimpse of the verdant landscape from its fabulous terrace. Dotted with handicrafts from Nagaland…

Foodie tales from Manipur

Sandhya Joshi 19 Mar 2014 Food
Food is a big deal for people in the Northeast. And since I grew up in Manipur, my memory of food is centered around the people and place of that state -- my home. Though my family hails from Uttaranchal, I was born and brought up in Manipur. And over the years, I have imbibed everything that the place offers,…
Northeast is a storehouse of nature’s abundance. I discovered this by chance when my quest for new ingredients for my restaurant led me there. When I started Ai, a Japanese restaurant in New Delhi, one of my staff told me about his family’s organic vegetable farm in Meghalaya. As a chef, I am always on the lookout for new ingredients…

Magic of Assamese cuisine

Sharmin Pasha 07 Jan 2014 Food
“No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers,” said Laurie Colwin, an American author. This has always been true of me. My cooking is inspired by that of my grandmothers as well as…

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