The Aromas of Bak Kut Teh (Pork Ribs)

Comfort in a bowl… From now on Lyf&Spice will document more stories from the local food scene and happenings of the warm and lovely city of Kota Bharu, Kelantan. It’s time to eat like a local. Ready for the journey? Follow us… All about Bak Kut Teh: Restaurant hopping in quest for some of the best street and local food led us from one cuisine … Continue reading The Aromas of Bak Kut Teh (Pork Ribs)

Spill the Beans with Chefkraft

 In Conversation with ‘Mohit Mital’ Life gives you a sea of choices when it comes to food. With various innovations in the food industry and consumer-friendly food start-ups, convenience is the motto. Chefkraft is one such innovation in the food industry bringing recipe kits, gourmet food and exotic good-eats to its consumers. Presenting Mohit Mital, the man behind ‘Chefkraft’, Bangalore. Let’s spill the beans: L&S: … Continue reading Spill the Beans with Chefkraft

10 Tips to Satisfy Food Cravings

Of tasty snacks and local eats Tummy growling, mind howling… Grr… Groan… Grrrrrr… Doesn’t your tummy growling really upset you at times? Is it just hunger or something beyond that? When your mind plays tricks and you see the food you most desire everywhere, you start drooling and continue thinking about it all the time… till you get it. Are food cravings driving you to … Continue reading 10 Tips to Satisfy Food Cravings

Top 10 Food Items at Siem Reap, Cambodia

Of coconuts and curries… Cambodian or Khmer cuisine is a perfect blend of flavours, textures, seasoning, sauces, herbs and edible flowers. Dine at the restaurants of Cambodia and you will know that rice is clearly their staple food. It is available at every meal, accompanied by tasty curries and sides. No wonder it houses nearly 2,000 varieties of rice cultivated over generations. The oldest living … Continue reading Top 10 Food Items at Siem Reap, Cambodia

Mutton Biryani at Biryani and Qorma Express

Of biryani and candid conversations…   Situated at Baani Square of Sector 50, Gurgaon, is a restaurant bringing the flavours of Old Delhi to Gurgaon – Biryani & Qorma Express. The beauty lies in the fact that the ingredients are sourced from Old Delhi to be cooked in the Gurgaon kitchen, thereby retaining the traditional and authentic flavours of Old Delhi.     Menu: The restaurant … Continue reading Mutton Biryani at Biryani and Qorma Express

The Best Italian Food at Delhi NCR – Bella Cucina, Gurgaon

A gourmet paradise…  Lyf&Spice at the Chef’s Table – “Bella Cucina” at Le Meridien, Gurgaon Cappuccino of Mushroom: The trend of mushroom coffees is catching up, as is the debate with its highly beneficial effects on health. Keeping up with the trend is this frothy mushroom cappuccino served with brioche, Bella Cucina’s savoury take on cookies. The mushroom trio, comprising of the Portobello, Porcini and … Continue reading The Best Italian Food at Delhi NCR – Bella Cucina, Gurgaon

Authentic Nyonya Cuisine at Nancy’s Kitchen, Melaka

 A touch of Nyonya in Malaysia…  I love Nancy’s Kitchen! I was running through TripAdvisor when I came across Nancy’s Kitchen as the best place for Nyonya cuisine. A number of other sites and blogs recommended the place too, so I thought why not gain a first-hand experience and find out if it is hyped or true to its name? I am so thankful that … Continue reading Authentic Nyonya Cuisine at Nancy’s Kitchen, Melaka

15 Street Food Items and Things To Do at Jonker Walk, Melaka

Strolling along the Chinatown of Melaka What is Jonker Walk? Jonker Walk is the Chinatown of Melaka, Malaysia. Just like most South East Asian cities have a Chinatown, so does Melaka. Jonker walk lies in Jalan Hang Jebat a.k.a. Jonker Street. Known as the ethnic and cultural hub, it houses a number of food stalls, tourist attractions, shops and other places to hang out. How … Continue reading 15 Street Food Items and Things To Do at Jonker Walk, Melaka

Food BoNANZZA at SPLITWOOD, Big Pitcher, Bangalore

Bonanzza – typo? No – Read on to find out… 😉 Big Pitcher on Airport Road, Bangalore is the new definition of pubbing. That’s what the tagline reads: Pubbing retold, six-fold! That’s true, as you have something different for everyone. Whether you want to chill at the brew pub, Club Kahuna, relax at the Star Lounge, roof-top, sip beer, enjoy some good food or gear … Continue reading Food BoNANZZA at SPLITWOOD, Big Pitcher, Bangalore

Arabian Cuisine at Karama Restaurant, Bangalore

1 restaurant – 3 cuisines!   About Karama Think soulful music, think Qahwah, think rich Arab food – that’s right, Karama unveils a new Arab menu with Karachi and Punjabi menus sharing the golden space, as Empire group celebrates its 50th anniversary! This home away from home has its decor in sync with the menu. Enter the Karama zone and you will know you are … Continue reading Arabian Cuisine at Karama Restaurant, Bangalore

Home-Made Chicken Biryani

Edition Super-Mom: On special demand! I love my Mom, just ‘coz she makes the most yummilicious biryani in the world (and maybe for some yet-to-explore other reasons too)!!! <Eeks!> To all my friends and family who’ve been pestering me to share the recipe, here’s to the most lip-smacking, aromatic and finger-licking biryani in the world… Put your drool guards on.. and read on!   Ingredients … Continue reading Home-Made Chicken Biryani

New menu launch at Saffron-Hotel Park Plaza, Bangalore

Of North West Frontier cuisine and Indian flavours… Saffron – Hotel Park Plaza An exotic culinary experience! Chef Md. Ishitiyak and his team have crafted a new menu using Awadhi spices to artistically present an authentic North West Frontier cuisine, in an attempt to lure your palettes to try North-Indian flavours in the busy roads of the South.   When to go? It’s non-operational for … Continue reading New menu launch at Saffron-Hotel Park Plaza, Bangalore

Mount Carmel College Food Truck Fest

MCC – where it rains food, fashion and err… books? 😉  When it comes to all things fancy, Mount Carmel College can never go wrong. Being an ex-Carmelite, I couldn’t help but attend the much awaited Food Truck Fest at MCC! As a tribute to my college, staff and fellow foodies, here’s a quick bit on what to expect at the MCC Food Truck Fest. … Continue reading Mount Carmel College Food Truck Fest