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Gifts for food lovers: Cookbooks

Gifts for food lovers: Cookbooks

My bookshelf is bursting with cookbooks (we are talking three digits) and though in an ideal world I would be using all of them in a real world very far away I often end up revisiting my old favourites. When the year began I set some food goals for myself. One of them was: “Use more […]

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Meeting George.

Meeting George.

Time for full disclosure: Yes, I do go weak in the knees when I get to meet my Culinary Gods. For some of you it may be a film star you’ve grown up watching, for another a sportsperson you NEED  to watch play live, perhaps a singer you’ve tried imitating when alone (imaginary mike included) […]

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Sharing Some Cookbook Love.

Sharing Some Cookbook Love.

That I own a pretty decent (…ahem)number of cookbooks is not a secret. For the longest time I have been getting emails that read something like this…yes..yes..we know you have many but which ones do you heart the most and why? True, what purpose does that long list serve? 🙂 Now…I would have loved to […]

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Meeting Chef Vikas Khanna.

Meeting Chef Vikas Khanna.

So I have another story to tell you today (A lot of you who have been reading my other blog purplehomes may have read this one before). Almost a year and a half back, my sister conned me into going for the MasterChef Auditions (season 2). I obviously wanted to strangle her but then to amuse her, my […]

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Confession time.

Confession time.

I have a bookrack next to my bed that houses my modest collection of cookbooks/food memoirs. Ahem…82 when I last counted them. Each time I order a new one I am asked why do you need so many cookbooks/food memoirs? Call it a fetish, weakness or whatever…psychological disorder, anyone? But the truth is that there […]

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