Samar halarnkar

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Soft drinks, hard facts

4 min read . 01 Oct 2015
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Surmai, when filleted, is easy for children to eat.<br />

Why my table does not groan

5 min read . 30 May 2015
Vasudevan with his signature dishes. Photo: Raju Narisetti<br />
Find someone who would share your life’s responsibilities. Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint<br />

Why a man’s place is in the kitchen

6 min read . 08 Nov 2013
Crowd-pleaser: Dress the grilled eggplant with olives and parsley. Photo: <br />

Preaching, cooking

6 min read . 11 Oct 2013
Our first cookbooks: Usborne’s ‘Children World Cookbook’ and Hamlyn’s ‘Indian Cooking’ <br />

Hunger Games | The cookbook chefs

3 min read . 01 Oct 2013
In the footsteps of Hinduism’s meat-eating tradition. Photo: Samar Halarnkar<br />

In search of Yajnavalkya’s lunch

5 min read . 28 Sep 2013
Brinjals and red peppers, sourced from a neighbourhood store. Photo: Samar Halarnkar<br />

The 1km rule and happy skies above

5 min read . 14 Sep 2013
Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint<br />

The company of men who cook

6 min read . 31 Aug 2013
Marinate the chicken for at least an hour. Photographs by Samar Halarnkar<br />

Loving chicken, surviving the monsoon

5 min read . 17 Aug 2013
‘Kokum’ occupies a special place in traditional cooking along the western coast. Photo: Samar Halarnkar<br />

Gummy beans and a ‘kokum’ caper

5 min read . 03 Aug 2013
A combination born out of experimentation. Photo: Samar Halarnkar<br />

Spinach, carrot and other lies

4 min read . 06 Jul 2013
Steaming quickly reveals the freshness of fish and meats. Photographs: Samar Halarnkar. <br />
Marinating a fish takes minutes, but the long defrosting time can put off the most enthusiastic cook. Photo: Jayachandran/Mint.<br />

A glutton grills a big fish

5 min read . 06 Apr 2013
For the perfect smoky flavour, allow the pork to absorb as much of the bourbon sauce as possible. Photo: Samar Halarnkar<br />

Bourbon and the great pork roast

4 min read . 26 Jan 2013
Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint<br />

Large hearts and light lamb dinners

5 min read . 11 Jan 2013