Food for Life

ROMANCING THE BREAD

ROMANCING THE BREAD

Huma I am a morning person and ‘Oh so British’ with my spot of milk tea and fresh toasted bread and butter with marmalade all home-made. However, in Kashmir, morning rituals, served with a smile, and newspaper wrapped ‘TRADITION’ breads like TSOT / GIRDA are golden, doughy and slightly chewy, is BREAKFAST for all seasons. Morning […]

Mahrukh & Mahvish’s Safarkhaana to Kashmir

Mahrukh & Mahvish’s Safarkhaana to Kashmir

All these years when we were growing up in Kashmir there were not a lot of eateries or Cafes around then. Just a few places like Coffee Arabica, Little Hut, Hatrick where people would go to grab a bite or an ice cream, and the very famous Seekh Tujj stalls lining the Dal Lake and […]

Paradise for Food, Kashmir has taste…! 

Paradise for Food, Kashmir has taste…! 

I had the opportunity to travel to Kashmir on Thursday (4th October) I am not exaggerating when I say that these were the most enriching 5 days of my life. I experienced life in its most real form. Being a luxury struck person, I had a comfortable stay in a 5star property but I pushed […]

Doen Tsetin: Absolutely Wicked!

Doen Tsetin: Absolutely Wicked!

There is something extremely nostalgic about Doen Tsetin. In Kashmiri, Doon means walnut and Tsetin means chutney. Kashmiri food carries with it a delicious nip of all things hot and spicy. This chutney is not an entirely smooth paste and is glorious because of the miracle walnut nibs you get in every bite. Absolutely wicked! […]