Recently G asked me jokingly (or so I hope) if I were cooking for my blog or for him. Granted, this may have followed the recent Artemis Fowl-inspired dinner, but he’ll be the first to tell you that that dinner was actually among his recent favorites. Nevertheless I felt that perhaps I should do something specifically for his taste buds. I do generally like to cook daal (lentils), bhindi (okra), and other simple dishes we absolutely love—eventually I’ll share those, it ain’t nuthin fancy yo!!—but I figured I’d surprise him with something special.
Herein arises the problem. His dream food is biryani – spicy, rich, greasy, fluffy, awesome biryani. It also happens to be a dish I just cannot seem to conquer. This is not the first time I’ve attempted the dish but for the sake of the blog, this is where the battle begins. Continue reading