Street Food Glossary

Aloo Tikki: mashed potato patties Bhaji: vegetables such as eggplant, potato, okra or peas that are steamed then mashed and sauteed in ghee Bhelpuri: a dry mix of potatoes, chickpeas, nuts and tamarind chutney eaten with a puri Chaat: snack food Chapatti: also called roti, unleavened bread cooked on a tawa Chole: spiced chickpeas Dhahi: [...]

By |2010-05-26T22:22:22+00:00May 26th, 2010|Reference, Spice Box, Uncategorized|

Indian food boxes stacking up

A traditional Indian method of storing and serving food is finding new currency as an eco-friendly alternative in Vancouver. By Vancouver Courier, originally published March 25, 2009 A traditional Indian method of storing and serving food is finding new currency as an eco-friendly alternative in Vancouver. Chindi Varadarajulu has sold 300 tiffin boxes from her [...]

By |2010-05-02T17:23:33+00:00May 2nd, 2010|In The News, Spice Box, Uncategorized|

It’s tiffin time!

The Asian Pacific Post Originally published Wed, February 18 2009 On the heads and bicycle racks of an army of delivery men, more than 200,000 shiny tiffin boxes course like quicksilver through the grotty streets of Mumbai each day. Like clockwork, these stackable metal pots arrive at the desks of the city’s hungry office workers [...]

By |2010-05-02T17:16:00+00:00May 2nd, 2010|In The News, Spice Box, Uncategorized|