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Fry Bread & Indian Tacos – Rapid City, SD

What is an Indian Taco? Is it a taco shell filled with curry? These were my thoughts as I saw a handmade sign outside the Minneluzahan Senior Citizen’s Centre, near where our car was parked. We could see people coming in and out of a side door with takeaway containers so I just had to… Read more

Filed in: Food Experiences, Travel

The Lunchbox & Gujarati Potatoes

Last week a friend gave us tickets to see the film, The Lunchbox. Well of course, this was the perfect movie for TIFFIN to attend as it’s about her namesake, the tiffin box or, lunchbox. It’s a gentle story about Saajan and Ila who connect with each other through a rare mix up by the dabbawalas… Read more

Filed in: Mids & Mains

Lunch Sized Adventures – Indian Chaat

We’ve all been there. You’re out and about and planning to grab a quick bite of lunch between activities and errands. Because of detours and dallying, the number of ‘quick bite’ options dwindles as the lunch window closes and suddenly you’re in a dining no man’s land. Cafes have shut, sold out or are not offering… Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Restaurant Review

Use Your Noodle – Random Recipes #34

I have a confession to make. Something that most of you will think is odd.I like Indian desserts.There, I’ve said it.Still with me? Maybe you like Indian desserts too. Well, let me tell you, we’re in the minority. When I say ‘in the minority’, there are around 1 billion people who do like them but… Read more

Filed in: Miscellaneous

Local &/or General – Mamak Tandoori House

Local &/or General is the title of a song by The Models. Not when they were in their chart topping phase but earlier on, in their edgy, urban grit phase, prior to James Freud joining. It’s a song that’s always stuck in my mind and it seemed like an appropriate title for this occasional series of… Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Restaurant Review

A Dosa Deliciousness

The enormous McWhirters Building in Fortitude Valley has been around since 1898 and has housed departments stores, markets, shops and fast food joints that have all come and gone.  They chart the rise and fall and rise and fall of the Valley as a shopping destination and the faddish nature of consumers, always looking for the… Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Restaurant Review

Stove Top Naan

I confess. In the past when it came to making Naan, I used Sharwood’s Naan mix. It was convenient and the end product was a decent looking Naan. I’ve come a long way in the bread making stakes and now whip up batches of pide, pizza and bretzels with no problems at all. I recently… Read more

Filed in: Soups, Salads, Snacks