Calvados Hunt

Food has always been one of the reasons why I travel extensively and I do mean extensively here. I had a trip scheduled to Deauville in Normandy, France a couple of years back. It wasn’t purely a work trip but I was accompanying my father for work and decided to take couple of days off…

Asian Rice Paper Rolls with Persimmon and other things

I found some really good-looking Persimmons in the market the other day. Now, these aren’t traditionally fruits indigenous to India but somehow, for the past couple of years, we have been seeing them in the market when in season. Even the vendors aren’t sure of what these are called and hence, they call them by…

French Macaroons in Nice, France

French Macaroons have been high on the “Food Trend-O-Meter” in the past few years. In fact, they have stuck around the longest amongst the other desserts like Red Velvet cupcakes, Jam-jar desserts and the latest fad of Waffles. I guess the reason they have stuck around so long could be because that they aren’t  easy…