All food should be a celebration of being alive.

Where: Via Della Pace48 East 7th Street at the corner with 2nd Avenue, in Manhattan, New York  (212) 253 5803

Go For: Fun atmosphere, really good food, great live music

We ate: Bistecca al tartufo, gnocchi with asparagus and shrimp, Lobster ravioli and Rigatoni alla Carbonara. 

Verdict: Go for sure!

A picnic in the Park: Central Park, NYC

Food: Le Pain Quotidien

What better way to start a holiday? Salads, zingy Gazpacho bursting with flavour and a virtuous halo around my head because my first meal in NYC was not  a hotdog!

To the land of Plenty…onward ho!

To the land of Plenty…onward ho!

GOING EXPLORING…..

GOING EXPLORING…..

Lunch 13/06/2014

Creamy homemade yogurt, vegetable curry, salad and chapati.

Fresh, healthy, feel-good food…

Lunch

Any which way - lauki (bottle gourd ) and potato curry - with salad and yogurt or with rice…fresh, light and vegetarian,

Fusion - Orchietti with green chilli, mustard seeds and curry leaf tempering…
Sometimes we like to do these things…adopt ‘world’ cuisines and make them our own

Fusion - Orchietti with green chilli, mustard seeds and curry leaf tempering…

Sometimes we like to do these things…adopt ‘world’ cuisines and make them our own

Chana-bhatura
Street foods of India

Chana-bhatura

Street foods of India

Gol Gappe - also called pani puri or puchka

Crispy dough ‘shell’ filled with a potato-chickpea mixture and a spicy sweet and sour tamarind, cumin and coriander water.

Dinner                                                                                     04/06/2014
Back in action, after a couple of days illness.
Simple spaghetti with a fresh tomato sauce and basil.

Dinner                                                                                     04/06/2014

Back in action, after a couple of days illness.

Simple spaghetti with a fresh tomato sauce and basil.