Category Archives: Globe Food-Trottin’

From Italian to Mediterranean, we know how to spruce up cuisines one tantalizing Tadka turn at a time

Tadka Travels: Cheese-tasting in New Zealand

Of all the cool things to do in Auckland, New Zealand, once you’ve checked the usual suspects off your list, like looking down at the harbor from atop the Sky Tower, taking in the vibrant city sights while shopping on … Continue reading

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Picnic-friendly Pizza Muffins

When you love pizza you are wont to find more than one way to savour those salty, savory flavours, that cheese oozing smoothly into puddles, stretched lazily in cream and toasty brown tones over tart tomatoes, the oregano asserting its grassy intensity on your tongue. For us, … Continue reading

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Toasty Roasted Baby Potatoes

It doesn’t take too long for us to munch our way through a kilogram or more of potatoes as a family. Somehow this pantry staple manages to sneak into our meals, bulking up vegetable curries, binding cutlets and paratha fillings, … Continue reading

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Salute to Summer – Creamy Pasta Salad with Grilled Veggies

If there’s one ingredient that is used and loved in many cuisines around the world, it is yoghurt. It was one of the first foods that we fed to our babies, and is a staple on our dinner tables every night, … Continue reading

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Look, Ma, There’s Rat..a..touille On My Pizza!

Pizzas spell comfort from the word go – stringy, bubbled-over cheese, crackling yet cushiony crusts, and the deeply satisfying medley of sauce and vegetables (or meat, if that’s your thing). They’re what you indulge in when you’re feeling low for … Continue reading

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Bring on the Bialys!

When we asked our pals and followers on Facebook to identify the round, chewy roll in the picture below, one comment read “Bialiies, & they are heaven. Full-sized ones from traditional Jewish baker are about four inches across by half an … Continue reading

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Cool off with Saucy Sesame Noodles

Come summer and its the perfect time to eat right – fresh, light, healthy, raw and cool. The freezers get loaded-up with Watermelon Clone-sicles,  icy grapes and frosty fruit granita for our riotous little vacationers to cool off with. Rose sherbets, citrusy sweet … Continue reading

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Triple The Onions! Swirly Leek Noodles

Even if the feet have tired from revisiting the local Chinese hotspot for those toothsome take-outs, and the tongue is weary from an overdose of brown, drippy sauce that coats anything and everything, a Chinese cuisine lover is bound for … Continue reading

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Coriander Cruises Beyond Curries

The pervasive dhaniya – or cilantro to the Americans – manifests in the daily square Indian meal rather tirelessly – chopped and sprinkled on sabzis and dals, chaats and curries just before serving, or ground up in gingery, coconutty, oniony … Continue reading

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Sweet Little Jar of Red Hot Stuff – Pepper Jelly

Drawn by the pretty slashes of blood red that added a pop of color and heat to plain water crackers at the bustling sampling counter in our suburban Trader Joe’s, we were in for a pleasant surprise. That taste of hot … Continue reading

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