Bonding Over Food – The Thaal Way.

Bohra cuisine is widely spread across the globe, from the Middle East and Northern Africa to the Indian subcontinent and all the way to the western world.  Often Mughlai dishes such as Kebabs and Tikkas are commonly made by Bohra families. Having its roots deeply embedded in Yemen, it is no wonder that Bohra food…

TOP 5 PLANTATIONS – SPICE THE FLAVOUR OF LIFE

TOP 5 PLANTATIONS – SPICE THE FLAVOUR OF LIFE   Goa is a state which is gifted with incredible natural beauty from her beaches and gently rolling hills to her vegetation and animal life. The mild temperature throughout the year and high rainfall tropical climate favours a variety of vegetation with great richness. As such,…

TOP 5 THALIS IN GOA – UNITY IN DIVERSITY

TOP 5 THALIS IN GOA – UNITY IN DIVERSITY Whether one is stepping out for lunch from the office or whether you are in holiday a Thali is something that appeals to everyone and is light on the pocket. The term “Thali” is commonly found in the Indian cuisine dictionary. India is known for “unity…

TOP 5 WATERFALL – WATER WATER EVERYWHERE!

TOP 5 WATERFALL (WELL 6) – WATER WATER EVERYWHERE! The monsoons in Goa always makes a dramatic entrance, accompanied by thunder rumbling in the distance; sounding like a typical Goan drum beat and streaks of lightning, frogs croaking their welcome urging Lord Indra (the God of Rain) to hurry up with the rains. There is…

TOP 5 – NOT SO GOA WEEKEND GETAWAYS

TOP 5 – NOT SO GOA WEEKEND GETAWAYS One couldn’t be more blessed while living in Goa as there is everything one could ask from the stunning beaches to the hills.  But then, just sometimes one needs a break from this amazing little state.  So why travel far when there is a lot to choose…

THE TOP 5 – GOA GADDOS

THE TOP 5 – GOA GADDOS All that sightseeing or just running home after a hard day’s work one can really build up an appetite.  Wondering were to get a quick bite then why not stop at the many famous roadside stalls or Gaddo’s in Goa.   SHONA’S APPETITE – BASTORA This small stall in…

Land, Sea and Everything In-between!

Tierra Y Mar which literally translates to “Land and Sea”, is nothing short of Goa’s own personal ode to traditional Spanish and South American cuisine, based in the bustling village of Sangolda. To the casual commuter, the restaurant’s location is a mystery, as it is cosily tucked away behind The Paperboat Collective or House No:…

Chef Aakritee Bhandari – Artist, Innovator, Revolutionary!

In many ways, the life of Aakritee Bhandari began no differently than any of our own. A young, beautiful mother, a father who was a pilot in the Indian Air Force and a sibling; a younger sister. Aside from being an enchanting bundle of joy, she seemed, in all aspects, a wonderfully ordinary baby girl….

THE FAMOUS FIVE TREASURES OF GOA

  Everyone talks about the beaches and all the night life and dining experiences that Goa has to offer.  More often than Goa’s hidden treasure are overlooked but for those travelers who are truly out to seek adventure and discover a new side to Goa, here is our list.   DIVAR ISLAND A short boat…

A Goan’s Timeless Tapas

Antares, Goa’s premier food and entertainment destination, in collaboration with Nolan Mascarenhas, a notable Goan food blogger recently joined hands to bring their captive audiences an immersive Goan experience like none other. Sarah Todd, curator of Antares is an impassioned chef and connoisseur who made her name on the world stage during the sixth season…

Top 5 Steaks in Goa

True love is fairly rare, not unlike a great steak! It’s no surprise that steaks have remained an irreplaceable dish in cuisine since the first men watched a woolly mammoth T-bone sizzle and pop over an open fire. Goa and its people are no strangers to steaks, as reflected in their fascinating interpretations of the…