Scalcione Di Cipolle (Savoury Onion Pie)
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Scalcione Di Cipolle (Savoury Onion Pie)

Some people might turn their nose up at an onion and anchovy pie. But not the Italians! Lucky for us, Italian heritage isn’t a prerequisite for appreciating sweet, slow-cooked onions with salty anchovies and olives.  While Scalcione Di Cipolle is traditionally made with dense and crumbly pie dough, I prefer a flaky crust and have … Continue reading

Guinep (Quenepa, Mamoncillo, Chennette, Spanish Lime)
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Guinep (Quenepa, Mamoncillo, Chennette, Spanish Lime)

  It’s guinep season! Whoopee! Available in North America from June to late August, guinep fruits are imported from several countries in the Caribbean.  Grocery stores that service West Indian populations are more likely to carry these little gems. (Don’t expect to see them at big name grocery chains). Guinep fruits belong to the soapberry family. Like a lychee or longan, … Continue reading

Govinda’s Restaurant (Part of the Sri Sri Radha Gopinath Mandir Hare Krishna Temple)
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Govinda’s Restaurant (Part of the Sri Sri Radha Gopinath Mandir Hare Krishna Temple)

We ate at this vegetarian restaurant 3 times during our short stay in Mumbai. It is right beside the Sri Sri Radha Gopinath Mandir (a Hare Krishna Temple). The food alone is worth the tripto the restaurant, but the added bonus of visiting a beautiful Hare Krishna temple next door makes this a must in my books. … Continue reading