Ashish Chopra

September 15, 2012

Food and Friction – the Manipur Saga

Today Manipur was in news. I saw a big article on Mary Kom in a national news paper; a few days back she was walking the […]
January 3, 2012

Unforbidden Food of the Forbidden Land

Today is the third day of year 2012. The Mayans may have predicted the end of the world this year, but for me, it is definitely […]
March 20, 2011

Another Land Across the Border…

Prelude: Sometimes I feel I am truly blessed.  I have had an opportunity to visit places probably very few people get to venture into. Those were […]
October 10, 2010

The Spirit of Iftar

I know this is way past Ramadan and this is an unpardonably late article. But unfortunately yours truly was bed ridden with a slip disc limiting […]
March 29, 2010

‘Salt’ of the Soil-The Zeliangrong Story

Friends from that part of the world call me Punjaabi Naga. The people there have bestowed me with immense love and affection. How can one not reciprocate when one encounters people […]
February 10, 2010

Omelette on my Pallete…

“So, what will you have for breakfast today?” This is one question I keep asking myself and my house guests. Will it be bacon, baked beans […]
December 11, 2009

An Ode to Sir “Brown Sahib”…

The Last Holiday; Chef Didier and Georgia Byrd Sometime back I watched a movie called ‘The Last Holiday’ at a fellow foodie,younger brother and buddy Sid Khullar’s […]
October 25, 2009
Wah! Moplaaah! and my Blah! Blah!

Wah! Moplaaah! and my Blah! Blah!

There are tales; and there are stories. This is somewhere in between. A story intertwined in tales of survival. Many people in Delhi may have never […]
September 2, 2009


The Land of tea When I first compiled this article, I wasn’t fully satisfied as every time I taste food I discover something new. Assam (one […]