Turning street smart


Chef farrokh khambata

THE cake of beliefs


Simnel cake is a light fruit cake with two layers of almond paste or marzipan, one in the middle and one on top, that is toasted, and eaten during Easter and the period that precedes it.

Return of the Mac


Mac and Cheese is possibly America’s greatest comfort food and in some ways export to the rest of the world, after hotdogs.

Triple the nostalgia


The Triple Schezuan has got to be India’s most famous “Chinese” dish after the plethora of Gobi “Manchuri” and American Chopsuey that we now associate with our childhoods.

Be gentle with crab cakes


Rosti crab cakes

225 gm crab meat, mixed and prepared
150 gm potatoes
1 tbsp capers, drained and chopped
1 tbsp fresh lime juice

Sweet nougats of pleasure


Even as we mostly associate the French with rich, decadent desserts, the nougat is perhaps most synonymous with candy in France.

Little Laila was taught that God creates everyone and also leads everyone back to Godself after death. So, she prayed: “Dear God, instead of letting people die and having to make new ones, why don’t you just keep the ones you got now?” Laila’s prayer may never be answered; but, Easter does assure us that life, not death, is what we’re created for.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.