When Water is Thicker Than Blood

I’ve written about these often on my blog. My true love and king of chaat will always be the humble pani puri. So pure is my love for this chaat that it is immortalized outside my fridge as a magnet. Just looking at the door reminds me of grabbing a plate. Alas, Bombay is too…

Come Eat With Me

I am a really poor eater, my mother will happily tell you unhappy tales of my love for small quantities of food. But lately, I have rekindled my love for food from home, keepsakes and crafts (that got lost as life happened, a little too much, I guess). This picture is yet another attempt of…

Flavors of India: Golgappas

Boasting of North Indian origins, golgappas, or pani puri is a chaat delicacy that came out Magadha Region, which is now in Bihar. It is also called pani ke bataashe in UP, puchka in Bengali, gup chup in Oriya, and pakodi in parts of Kutch