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Despatches from Elsewhere: The Indian doughnut from Dindugul, Tamil Nadu

May 23, 2016 8:14 pm

Gopalpatti, a small town in Dindigul serves paal bun or milk bun, a fried golden wonder, priced at Rs 2, which gives the doughnut a serious run for its money.

From Nagori to Banarsi kachori: An ode to one of India’s most loved snacks

May 23, 2016 8:01 pm

Indians have always had an intense love affair with this traders’ snack, which was invented centuries ago by the Marwaris.

The dark past of the Begun Bhaja

April 18, 2016 3:54 pm

Fried brinjal is as much as part of Bengal as Tagore, but, once upon a time, the vegetable was deeply unpopular, thanks, in part, to Lord Shiva.

The robust charm of Junior Kuppanna’s working class chicken curry

April 11, 2016 6:16 pm

The Chicken Pallipalayam, a huge favourite in Coimbatore, is simple, unpretentious and memorably piquant.

Meet Meena Pinto, Shashi Kapoor’s favourite cook and the feisty woman who set up Mumbai’s Prithvi Cafe

March 28, 2016 2:01 pm

Irish coffee for Rs 5, Amjad Khan and buffalos, and glorious Goan seafood. The woman behind the iconic cafe reminisces about its early days.