Food travel: Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen, Denmark

Earlier this month we visited Copenhagen for our friends’ wedding. The bride and groom being foodies and travellers too, we had the happy opportunity to sample some great Danish food as part of the wedding celebrations! Wedding done on Friday, we also took advantage of the weekend that lay ahead to do a bit of foodie travelling. Chilly winds notwithstanding. A bout of food poisoning notwithstanding! Continue reading

Review: Ashers, Wembley

Gujarati thaali at Ashers Wembley

Gujarati thaali at Ashers, Wembley

Two sets of friends recommended Ashers in Wembley for their theplas. Theplas are thin Gujarati flatbreads made with wheat flour, fenugreek and spices. So after one aborted attempt at getting ourselves there and a day of whining that followed, we jumped into the car impulsively one Saturday evening when we got bored of lounging on the couch, and drove to Ashers Africana restaurant. Continue reading

Recipe: Cauliflower ‘rice’

Cauliflower rice substitute recipe

Cauliflower ‘rice’ and dal

I’m meant to be following my high protein, low carb diet assiduously. The truth of the matter, though, is that I love my rice and rotis and parathas too much. So I’ve been racking my brain about what a potential rice substitute could be. Then last week I experimented with cauliflower ‘rice’, and it’s not the real thing of course, but it comes fairly close! What prompted me to think of messing around with cauliflower were two factors: I had one lying in the fridge and it didn’t look like either of us had any other plans for it, and because cauliflower pizza bases are all a rage on Pinterest. So I figured, why not rice? Continue reading