“One is lucky to eat like a Chettiar” goes an old Tamil saying, and it certainly is no exaggeration. The Nattukotai Chettiars, or Nagarathers, as they call themselves, are a community of bankers and merchants from the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu, India’s southernmost state. Through years of trade and travel, they not only amassed … Continue reading Skiz’s Original Suppers Presents: Chettinad Cuisine of South India
The most fragrant and complex curry powder blend you will ever encounter, featuring 13 different spices and ingredients, individually roasted and ground together, is back in stock. I make these by hand in small batches from a family recipe that is who knows how old. When the esteemed food magazine Saveur caught a whiff, they … Continue reading Just made a fresh batch of Skiz’s Original Sri Lankan Roasted Curry Powder
I’ve hosted two successful suppers now at my underground restaurant with a third coming up later this month. Despite the title, this dinner has really nothing to do with religion or religious holidays, and everything to do with good eating. The story behind it is simple: Christmas day is usually the one day of the … Continue reading Skiz’s Original Suppers #3: “A Jewish Christmas Dinner”
The first supper was a great success! Are you ready for #2? This time we are doing a mixed menu of South Asian inspired dishes with Chicken Biryani as the star. To check out the whole menu for Thursday, November 30th, please follow this link: Skiz’s Original Supper #2 And remember, we only have rook … Continue reading Skiz’s Original Suppers #2
After years of doing Supper clubs and Pop-ups in all manner of places, I’m finally taking the plunge, folks, and opening up my own underground restaurant. And here’s the rub–it’s going to be in my own home! Think of it as a speakeasy serving delicious food. People are constantly asking me, “When are you going … Continue reading Welcome to the debut of Skiz’s Original Suppers
I’ve been doing pop-ups and supper clubs for a minute, but mostly highlighting the cuisine of Sri Lanka, which I grew up eating. Now it’s time to stretch out and showcase other foods I love. If you’ve followed my show Pan Asian on Youtube, you know that I’m a huge fan of pretty much all … Continue reading Skiz’s Original Presents “The Pan-Asian Pop-Up”
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