India – Mumbai

Robin Boyle Indian & Sri Lankan, Photos: Food, Travel

Continued from Goa Many cities have an iconic feature. For Mumbai, perhaps it’s the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. It became famous worldwide because of the terrorist attack of 2008. There are few other features to rival it. The new international airport has a gorgeous interior. However, on the way in from the airport the traveller will notice the extensive slums …

Scorched Eggplant, Tuna And White Bean Dip

Robin Boyle Finger Food, Middle Eastern, Nibbles & Hors d'oeuvres, Recipe

Say it quickly and you could think that Baba Ghanoush was named after someone called Barbara. It came to our notice as Lebanese restaurants began to proliferate in Melbourne. Now it is more or less a household term. It is based on smoked or charred eggplant (aubergine) and tahini (made from ground sesame seeds). To these add some garlic, lemon …