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Fareeda Kanga

All about apricots

In India, the fruits ripen around monsoon when the climate is pleasant and they are plucked and dried in the sun or mechanically at times.

12 Jan 2020 4:21 AM

The rise of the ‘holy grain’

Grains are the new super food. When done right and combined with the right ingredients they can be nutritious as well as tasty.

06 Oct 2019 12:09 AM

Say cheese

Forget the fancy artisanal cheeses available nowadays and try these delicious recipes using old-fashioned cream cheese.

15 Sep 2019 12:05 AM

For Coconut lovers

Coconuts have significance within the Hindu religion and play a role in a variety of rituals and in South India no gift is complete without a coconut.

18 Aug 2019 4:19 AM

Soup-er Duper

Monsoon is the perfect season to savour a homemade soup as Fareeda Kanga discovers some unusual local specialities from across the country.

11 Aug 2019 8:13 AM


In love with lotus

An oft forgotten vegetable that lends itself to much more than fried chips says Fareeda Kanga.

28 Jul 2019 6:15 AM

When life gives you lemons...

Nothing works better in summer than light and citrusy lemon as a flavouring.

09 Jun 2019 1:54 AM

Loving your leeks

From the same family as onions, leeks are gaining popularity for their sophisticated taste and flavour.

12 May 2019 5:26 AM

Cheese please

Don’t use mozzarella cheese only in pizzas but try incorporating it in other dishes too suggests.

28 Apr 2019 12:16 AM

Go green with spinach

There are more ways to cook super food spinach than the traditional ones.

31 Mar 2019 2:52 AM


Currying FAVOUR

The cornerstone of South Indian cooking is the curry leaf. here’s how to use it in innovative and delicious recipes.

24 Feb 2019 6:40 AM

In conversation with Nishad Avari of christie’s

The Art Specialist talks about Mumbai’s art history and legacy.

05 Jan 2019 5:36 AM

Always say it with almonds

A sign of affluence and romance and popularly known as the king of nuts, the almond is universally used in both Indian and western food.

21 Dec 2018 1:00 AM

Nuts over peanuts

Both cheap and versatile, India’s favourite snack food is actually a great ingredient in elaborate recipes too.

25 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

Awesome OKRA

Good old bhindi is brimming with health benefits, is versatile in the kitchen, found on the dining table across the country.

28 Oct 2018 6:38 AM


A sprinkle of cinnamon

A spice box staple, Cinnamon or Dalchini works well in both mains and desserts and is great for health too.

23 Sep 2018 12:31 AM

Sago for the soul

A must-have ingredient in any Indian kitchen, sabudana or sago nourishes the soul as well as the stomach.

26 Aug 2018 6:40 AM

Making Mumbai beautiful one mural at a time

Public art is the best way to initiate an interaction with citizens, it can create social awareness, says Aashika.

04 Aug 2018 12:24 AM

Zestful zing

Add an array of citrus fruits into your soup or main course for a dash of tart and sharp freshness.

29 Jul 2018 5:56 AM

Red giant in the kitchen

The ubiquitous tomato has hundreds of varieties. try a few novel ways of cooking this daily ingredient.

24 Jun 2018 5:52 AM