Aubergine with herbs

This is Ottolenghi’s recipe as it was published in the Guardian . Ingredients: Aubergines (about 1.2 kgs) Salt (1 teaspoon) Freshly ground black pepper (1 pinch) Sunflower Oil (120 ml) Olive Oil (100 ml) Medium-hot Green Chillies (2, thinly sliced) Garlic (10 cloves, thinly sliced) White-wine Vinegar (1½ tablespoon) Basil (20 gm, shredded) Coriander (20 gm) Mint (20 gm) Dill (20 gm) Steps to cook the aubergines: Heat the oven to 210C/410F/gas mark 6½....

December 26, 2010 · 2 min · Amit Bahree

Pan-Fried Asparagus

Yes I am a foodie (quite surprising, a lot of people find that surprising). 8-) Anyways, this is what I intend to cook tonight among other things. I cannot claim credit for this, I found it online some time back and now its stored on my Wiki at home and I don’t know who to give credit for it anymore. Ingredients: 1/4 cup butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon coarse salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound fresh asparagus spears, trimmed Method:...

December 22, 2009 · 1 min · Amit Bahree

Spiced Red Dal

A Dal (Lentil) is quite a staple food at home – not only is it nutritious and health and full of protein, both I and Meenakshi love it. Now the way we usually make it at home is a little different that the version I came across from Yotam Ottolenghi . I tried it and was excellent – different from what I am use to cooking. The ingredients you need are:...

February 8, 2009 · 2 min · Amit Bahree

Can an airline get good food?

Yes at least one of them can, called Jet Airways . I have flown them recently and was pleasantly surprised with the excellent quality of service and food - even in Cattle class. Guardian also seems to agree with me. :) On the other than, their website , well thats another matter.

April 24, 2006 · 1 min · Amit Bahree

Best restaurants in London?

Since, I am new to London, I would like to get your perspective on which are the good restaurants in the London area? What gems do you hold dear to your heart and wish to share so some poppers like me can also enjoy them? Sure, I have checked out the usual suspects , in addition to the ones I know from USA.

November 28, 2004 · 1 min · Amit Bahree

Lucky Dad's 8000 miles away!

Karan pointed me to this one on Yahoo and the boy am I glad that my dad is 8000 miles away in India! :o) Though I am a vegetarian, this could easily enough be “Paneer” . :o) BLUEWELL, West Virgina - A family meal erupted into a gun battle after a father and son clashed over how to cook chicken. The two men argued Sunday over the best way to prepare skinless chicken for dinner....

September 29, 2004 · 1 min · Amit Bahree