US Diwali Stamp and Recipes

The Diwali stamp is being issued as a Forever stamp. This Forever stamp will also be equal in value to the current First Class Mail 1-ounce price. The Postal Service receives approximately 40,000 suggestions for stamp ideas annually from the public. Stamp subjects are reviewed by the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee. Of that, approximately 25 […]

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Tea at Taj Boston

Taj Boston, the landmark hotel at Arlington and Newbury streets overlooking the Public Garden, has long been a favorite spot to enjoy the gracious tradition of afternoon tea. The inviting experience includes a variety of menu options and tea selections for adults and children in two sittings on Saturdays and Sundays. The French & Adam […]

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The Carlisle Gleason Public Library Presentation and Feature Story

The event was wonderful! It was a pleasure to share my history and heritage with the Carlisle town folk, who attended this even with the cold weather in January. There was a ice and snow storm going on outdoors, but warm, hot and spicy food was had by all indoors. The library staff was so […]

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urti Sweet Butter Biscuit. These Butter Biscuits are perfect as a snack with Tea or Coffee. * Vanilla/Cardamon

Foods Kids will like

Finding Food and Dinner ideas is a challenge for even the most organized moms and dads, especially with kids – those notoriously pick eaters. Having brought up 2 kids myself here are my favorites. Try these well known kid’s foods below. 3 Flavorsome Slow Cooker Recipes for Kids Rice Macaroni Puri Egg Egg Less

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New Cookbook: “Spice up your Celebration” by Peri Avari

  Indian inspired recipes for your occasions, holidays and entertaining. Recipe: LEMONY MASALA MAHI-MAHI FISH TIKKA KEBAB ‘SPICE UP YOUR CELEBRATION’ by Peri Avari While Sanskrit phrases are not really my expertise, ‘Atithi Devo Bhavah’ has long been my mantra for entertaining guests. Translating to ‘Guest is God,’ this ancient Indian phrase alludes to the […]

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$5 off any paperback cookbook – sale ends August 31, 2017

 Get $5 off any book.  Apply Discount Code “AFDX5BD5” * Sale ends August 31, 2017 Click on image to go to the Amazon Create Space shopping cart.  Next, add the book you want and then apply discount code. Proceed to check out.  Mega sized book with 244 full color pages and over 200 recipes. 8.5″ […]

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Khurshid Mehta: Turkey Kebabs (little meatballs)

Recently  I met Khurshid Mehta in New York and she is as strong as ever. Khurshid is training to be a Mobedyar. Go Khurshid ! Anna Francese Gass runs a website “Heirloom Kitchen” where she chronicles her cooking escapades with grandmothers. One such grandmother she cooked with is Khurshid Mehta of New York. Anna writes… […]

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Anthony Bourdain Doesn’t Like Any Indian Restaurant in Manhattan

Globe-trotting TV chef Anthony Bourdain talked to Vogue India after the launch of his new website Explore Parts Unknown, and he had some shade to throw at his hometown food scene. Though Bourdain loves Indian food, he claims that New York doesn’t have a single Indian restaurant that he likes: Back home, we are really […]

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Anthony Bourdain’s Field Notes

PUNJAB, April, 2014—In India—Punjab in particular—the thing you notice first, the thing that stays with you, is the colors. They pop, they leap right out at you. It’s like somebody, just before you got off the plane, changed the lenses in your head, which turned up your color receptors from 7 to like 14. You […]

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Chef Zubin Kolah of San Diego, California

“Bombay Coast” is the named appropriately for the original bombayite Indian cuisine served by Zubin Kolah. Offering dine-in, take-out and catering services, this restaurant in San Diego California is known for lunch specials. Zubin cooks Parsi food on order. His specialities are sali boti, mutton dhansak, patra fish, vegetarian paneer patia, shrimp patia, and delicious […]

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Meet Chef Peri and Chef Rohit from Spice Ladle

Spice Ladle creates fresh wholesome gourmet food with an ethnic touch, using natural high quality ingredients. A combined 24 years of hospitality experience, especially in food and beverages, helps Chefs Perinaz Avari & Rohit Kapoor to consistently showcase their creativity in the kitchen. Frequent travels have lead to interesting global food experiences, often reflected in […]

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Food Sustainability at New York’s Graffiti Earth Restaurant

Chef Jehangir Mehta Gives Us a Taste of His New Restaurant in New York – Graffiti Earth MEHTA: About 20 to 30 % of food is wasted per year! Creativity is in Graffiti Earth’s Menu Farm to Table Eating: Example salads, soups made from farm purchased food. Watch the New York Cheddar TV Show:   […]

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