Dining in Mumbai: A City of Small Miracles, Part I

For the next few weeks, EatDrinkFilms will be running a few gems from our earliest issues, which most of you may not have seen before. This article first appeared in May 2014.

The Lunchbox director Ritesh Batra writes a wonderful exclusive story for EatDrinkFilms. His observations with accompanying photos by Raj Rishi More offer insight, humor and stories about multi-generational restaurants in Mumbai.
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The New Indian Slow Cooker: Recipes for Curries, Dals, Chutneys, Masalas, Biryani, and More by Neela Paniz

The rich and complex flavors of classic Indian dishes like Lamb Biryani, Palak Paneer, and chicken in a creamy tomato-butter sauce can take hours to develop through such techniques as extended braising and low simmering. In The New Indian Slow Cooker , veteran cooking teacher and chef Neela Paniz revolutionizes the long, slow approach to making Indian cuisine by rethinking its traditional recipes for the slow cooker. Continue reading

The Secret Restaurant: Saagish Paneer

by Peter Moore

Saag Paneer is a standard Indian dish consisting of fried paneer, an Indian cheese, on a bed of sautéed spinach. This is my variation. I’ve got a couple of go-to recipes for quick meals that don’t take a lot of time or work but are presentable enough for guests and this is one. A fave not just as a vegetarian spin, but also because it’s very tasty. Continue reading