I grew up in Kolkata- the city of food, art, culture and ingenious Durga puja pandals. Ganesh Chaturthi and I were separated by land, ocean and different celebrations until I moved to Mumbai for work. And I have lived here for 14 seasons of Ganesh Chaturthi and 10 out of 14 seasons I have done … Continue Reading

http://foodpreneurUkdiche modak with a twist this Ganpati Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival that marks the birthday of Lord Ganesha, son of Lord Shiva and Parvati. It is the most anticipated Hindu festival celebrated across India. However, the scale of celebration here in Maharashtra, is simply overwhelming.  Having lived in Mumbai for about 14 years, I … Continue Reading

  Eid special Dessert trails in Mumbai Eid is a festival celebrated with prayers, get-together of family and friends, and a mega traditional feast. As any traditional Indian festival is not complete without desserts, celebrations of Eid too are never complete without the indulgence of a delectable range of traditional sweets and desserts. So, let … Continue Reading

Mawa Modak     Pic source This is one of the simplest sweets to make at home on this auspicious day of Ganesh Chaturthi. You may even involve kids (budding foodstylist) while shaping modak and I guarantee that they will have a fun time doing it 🙂 Ingredients   Sweetened white peda mawa-300 gms Elaichi(Cardamom) … Continue Reading

The Ultimate Maharashtrian delight!!                                   Pic Courtesy :MAD about kitchen       Ingredients for cooking Sabudana-75 gms soak overnight which then weighs 180 gms Boiled potatoes-135 gms Green chillies chopped fine-5 to 6  Ginger-8 gms grated Whole Jeera-5 gms … Continue Reading