Author

Anubhuti Krishna

WHEN AMBIENCE MAKETH THE FOOD
There is no denying that the love of food is real, but how far can you actually go for food — the other end of town, the other end of the city, the other end of the country? Well, what if we tell you that...
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INDIA’S NEWEST ‘OLDEST’ CUISINE
In Mumbai’s up market Kamla Mills, lunchtime is the busiest. The young workforce from the business district descends upon the revamped mill that until not long ago had been in ruins. In the center of all the dining action is a sprawling restaurant, The Bombay...
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GOING BACK TO OUR ROOTS: MINDFUL DINING IN 2020
The year 2019 has been exciting in the Indian culinary space. It was the year when not only newer and more relevant culinary trends came into mainstream but also when trends that had been building up for past few years saw fruition. 2020 promises to...
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GOING BEYOND THE HOME KITCHEN
If you try to Google the first women chef in India, you will find nothing. If you go back and ask historians, they may stare blankly at you. If you look in libraries, you’d draw a blank. Who and where the first woman chef was...
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THERE’S NO BANGALORE WITHOUT ITS DARSHINIS
It is 7:30 in the morning and the queue at Krishna Bhavan runs long. The kitchen is busy and the dining area is full. Smoke wafts from the large iron griddle churning out dosas at the back; steam clouds the sambar cauldron in the corner....
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BEACHES LIKE NO OTHER
Lonely Planet had touted Sri Lanka as the best destination for 2019. With the Easter blasts however, the country was taken off the travel radar in one straight blow. The government of Sri Lanka recently declared the place open and safe for tourism, and we...
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FOR THE LOVE OF COOKING
IT is a bright Goan afternoon and I am learning to make chicken cafreal and rava-fried surmai. It is my first time in a restaurant kitchen and I am naturally nervous: what if I make a mistake? A sip of kokum sharbat and my sous...
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HEAT IS THE SOUL OF SOUTH INDIA
When Vasco da Gama and his clan brought a handful of chilies to India back in 1498, little did they know that the humble spice (or fruit?) would end up defining the country and its cuisine long after they had left. Brought to Europe from...
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PRAGUE ON MY PLATE
At 1:30 in the afternoon, we are as hungry as we are tired. Our feet are blistered, our bellies are rumbling, and we seem to have no energy to explore the beautiful city around us. We are on the penultimate day of our budget trip...
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A [BRIEF] CASE FOR THE SOLO WOMAN TRAVELLER
WIND in my hair, spring in my step, joy in my heart, and a song on my lips — I clearly remember every sensation from my first solo vacation ten years ago. I was slightly anxious, a little nervous, but excited nonetheless — and relieved...
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