Dim-Sums

I can be a health freak at times. There are phases when I go into a detox mode and hunt for all things unprocessed, fresh and healthy. In fact, I had even taken to growing some of my own produce such as spinach, chillies, red amaranth and such on my windowsill and what beauties they…

Water Chestnuts – Asian Style

  I find water chestnuts to be a very versatile vegetable. These can be peeled and eaten raw, they can be dried and smoked and eaten as well. The green ones can be peeled and eaten in stir-fries as well. Although these are seasonal delicacies, I don’t find many people buying them or experimenting with…

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…