Monthly Archives: January 2016

Chillies walk the Town: Part 2

Just as the first war of Indian Independence was spreading through the country, a rich food tradition had begun to take root in a small corner shop in Jaipur. A present-day shop owner’s great grandfather was granted the title deed of the shop by Sawai Ram Singh II. The great grandson still uses moong ki daal, ghee, mawa and sugar syrup to create a mouthful of heaven. This walk is for the brave hearts. You march past and into glorious […]

Chillies walk the Town: Part 1

This walk isn’t for the faint hearted. You walk the streets of Jaipur as the Chillies – feisty, fiery, adventurous. Because you love to delve into the unknown and undiscovered, explore old as if it’s new, tradition because it’s a classic, and sacred because you like mystery. The visual dance of colours, the whiffs of fresh ginger and coriander, and the crunch of texture against your palate come alive in the heady fix of food just hot from a tawa –  this […]