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An Inside Look at a Muslim Wedding in India [Exclusive Video]

While in Hyderabad, I went behind the scenes at my friend’s wedding to give you an inside look at a Muslim wedding. Experience the marriage contract ceremony, after party, and watch the cooks in action backstage as they prepare a royal feast! If you’re like me and love food and want to see more of […]

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How to Make Masala Chai like a Real Chaiwala

If you want to make masala chai exactly how a Chaiwala does on the streets of New Delhi then there’s quite a big difference to my simple Simple Masala Chai (Indian Milk Tea) Recipe. This is the recipe I’ve learnt from the streets of Delhi. I’ve included a video of how it’s made at the bottom […]

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Where to Eat in Unappetising Paharganj, Delhi

The best way to describe Pahargunj is “hell on earth.” Along with the rest of Old Delhi, it’s the worst place you can possibly stay in India. It features drug addicts shooting up on the side of the road, prostitution, thieves, scammers, rats, and every other nasty you can imagine. Such a negative description is […]

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Where to Find Haleem in Hyderabad All Year Round

Whenever I go to Hyderabad, there are two things I must eat: Biryani and Haleem. Good Biryani is easy enough to get around India. But Haleem isn’t it. Haleem is a dish mainly served in cities with large Muslim populations, like Hyderabad, during Ramadan (a Muslim time of fasting). The reason being that its preparation […]

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Where to Drink Masala Chai in India? Chaayos vs. Chai Point Reviewed

What Starbucks did to coffee, Chai Point and Chaayos are doing to Masala Chai in India. There’s been massive growth in this premium market for masala chai cafes in the last few years with Chai Point and Chaayos expanding rapidly. It reminds me of what happened with bottled water in the West, who thought people […]

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Auckland: The Authentic Indian Food Guide

Before I moved to India, I spent years discovering the best Indian food at home in Auckland, New Zealand. Now that I’ve spent over a year eating all around India, I can tell you exactly which restaurants serve authentic Indian food and which serve unauthentic but still great food. Clearly from the list below Sandringham […]

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Don’t Leave Amritsar Without Eating These 3 Things

We woke at 4:45 am. It was still dark and boiling in Chandigarh. Today, the three of us had decided to take a road trip across Punjab to visit the world-famous Golden Temple and devour some of the delicious foods found in the India Pakistan border city of Amritsar. I stumbled into the shower and […]

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The Easiest Lamb Dopiaza Curry Recipe Ever!

This is possibly the simplest curry recipe ever – just dump all the ingredients in a pot and simmer! In the end, you have a flavour packed and healthy Bengali mutton curry! Ingredients (Serves 4) 500g lamb shoulder, cut into 4cm pieces 800g onions, cut into quarters 30g/6 cloves garlic, finely chopped 15g/3cm ginger, finely […]

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A Local’s Guide to the Best Food in Chandigarh

I took a train to Chandigarh recently to meet a Punjabi friend and go on a road trip across lush Punjab to the Golden Temple in Amritsar. While I was there we stuffed ourselves with the best food Chandigarh and Mohali (an adjoining city) had to offer. I purposefully avoided TripAdvisor recommendations and told him […]

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The Most Authentic Old Dehli Style Chole Bhature Recipe [Video]

If you’ve read the best places in Delhi to eat Chole Bhature then you know I’m crazy about this delicious savoury and spicy quintessential Delhi dish. Some days I’d eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The best Chole Bhature restaurants keep their recipe a guarded secret. Their unique recipe is the reason for their success. I […]