Articles by Debika Pal
Jun 14, 2013
Ameesha Patel finds anti-hero role toughAmeesha Patel turns into a baddie for her forthcoming film "Shortcut Romeo" and asserts it was challenging for her to play an anti-hero role as it has drained her emotionally and physically.
Sep 12, 2011
The American biscuit – it’s no Parle-GFor Indians, biscuits mean either Marie or Parle G. But biscuits in the US are completely different; they resemble bread rolls, are lighter and flaky.
Aug 24, 2011
Don't like broccoli? This soup will change your mindGeorge HW Bush famously hated broccoli. Perhaps he should have tried this delicious (and simple) soup.
Aug 02, 2011
When life gives you lemons, make a lemon barLemon bars make a great little dessert requiring very little effort and no fancy ingredients. They are sweet, buttery, lemony, and creamy – all good things to satisfy the sweet tooth.
Jul 18, 2011
Pounding the chicken cutletPolish food is light on spices but not bland. When you want a fool-proof meal that appeals to everyone try this crunchy chicken cutlet.
Jul 05, 2011
Mezze mazaa in GreeceThe Greeks have an innate appetite for a good party, and there is always mezze to go with it. Here are some appetisersrecipes.
Jun 23, 2011
Crazy about Corn FrittersSpicy corn fritters with a garlic sauce — the perfect accompaniment to pouring monsoon rains.
Jun 14, 2011
It’s raw fish but it isn’t sushiHere is a fish recipe that does not involve frying, baking or simmering. This preparation from the Peruvian Andes is “cooked” in lime juice with no heat involved.
Jun 08, 2011
A survival guide to eating out in ParisPlanning a vacation in the beautiful city of Paris? Here's a short guide to eating in the ever-charming French capital.
May 31, 2011
Biryani – Uzbek styleLike pilaf, pulao and biryani, plov is a mixture of rice, vegetables, spices and/or meat, cooked together in the same pot. However, Plov’s distinct flavor is in the animal fat used to cook it.