Tara Deshpande Tennebaum’s book ‘An Indian Sense of Salad’ offers ways to make salads a regular feature on home menus.
Ten days in Japan = approximately twenty sushi and ramen meals: I was working out the math when I chanced upon Matt Goulding’s Rice, Noodle, Fish – Deep Travels Through Japan’s Food Culture. The book opened up a world of Japanese food to me, even before I stepped into the country. Suddenly, there was so much to squeeze into just 10 days. The plans and lists went out of the window and I decided to go with the flow.
In the dense by-lanes of Lucknow’s Chowk area, as you make your way to a hole-in-the-wall biryani and kebab joint, look around the old buildings and worn-down walls. These walls hide history and stories that date back to 16th century. Artist and blogger Adity Chakravarti’s coffee-table book Rehaish–At Home In Lucknow peers beyond these walls, into the homes that are witness to this nawabi city’s affluence.
In 1723, when Nawab Saadat Khan Burhan-ul-Mulk, the founder of the Nawabi dynasty, came...