Soul of Awadh, Heart of Dubai

I am a little skeptical when ‘desi’ (read Indian) restaurants in Dubai claim themselves to be ‘authentic’. The poor adjective has been as abused as french fries. Let’s face it, it will be a little difficult to con a ‘desi’ boy with the same tomato-based gravy. So, when another new restaurant launches itself, stressing on how authentic they are, I…

Ode to the Humble Kathi Roll

Most South Asians, especially from the sub-continent, will know the pleasure of sinking their teeth into a hot and juicy ‘kathi’ roll! It is a unique preparation that is something in the middle of a starter and main course. And while on the subject, this needs to stated that the best ‘kathi’ rolls are the ones that are made…