I am a sucker for luxury and a five star hotel is one of the best ways to indulge in some luxury, leisure and one is lucky enough if the hotel also offers some great food. I recently stayed at the Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi and I can easily say, that it gave me a perfectly balanced experience of everything. The comfortable stay in a spacious room, culinary delights at Dilli 32 and Cafe Knosh and immense hospitality throughout. Read the full story here The culinary experience at Dilli 32 was indeed a special one, as the restaurant was running a food festival, DiningRead More →

The native cuisine of the Naga people, Nagaland food comprises primarily of Meat and Fish which is usually either smoked, dried or fermented. The use of chillies is exceptionally high in the cuisine especially the world famous Bhut Jolokia. Replicating such traditional food and retaining authentic taste always comes as a challenge when exploring the cuisine outside the region, but Nagaland’s Kitchen has completely emerged as a winner in this case. They have not just replicated the dishes, but also taken utmost care to retain the authenticity of tastes by sourcing some of their ingredients right from the base region. I recently went to exploreRead More →

Christmas Recipes   Red Velvet Pancake     Ingredients                                              Quantity   10 cups all-purpose flour- 1/2 Cup [Chopped] Sugar- 1-1/4 Cups Baking Cocoa- 2/3 Cups Baking Soda- 6 tsp Baking Powder- 4 tsp Salt- 5 tsp   Additional Ingredients (for each batch)   Buttermilk – 2 cups Eggs -2 Red food coloring – 2 tsp Butter and maple syrup   Method In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking cocoa, baking soda and salt all together. Place 2 cups in each of five resalable plastic bags or containers. Store in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months To prepare pancakes Pour theRead More →

Swiggy offers online food ordering and delivering to your doorstep. In India, it is headquartered in Bengaluru. Swiggy was founded by Sriharsha Majety, Nandan Reddy, Rahul Jaimini in the year 2014. Bootstrapped till last January, the food tech startup was present in just a few neighbourhoods of Bengaluru, with Koramangala giving a major chunk of the business. Today, Swiggy has raised its business plan to eight cities and more than 9,000 restaurants that allows them to function with ease and deliver their orders in minimum time. Swiggy works as your food providing buddy and understands your cravings for food at odd hours. They do notRead More →

Chaayos is almost a synonym for a tea cafe, there is no one better when it comes to serving hand crafted and blended teas and that too keeping in mind the Indian taste buds. For most Indians tea is their fuel to keep going, and you just can’t afford to go wrong with it, and Chaayos has really carved its name across the minds of tea lovers. Not just tea, but Chaayos has always came across as a notch above the rest even when it comes to tea accompaniments. The sweets and savouries are just perfect always. What I personally love about their menu isRead More →

Healthy Easy to Make Winter Recipes   Pineapple Coconut Cashew Rice Ingredients                                                    Quantity Long grained rice                                      1 1/2 cups Crushed pineapple chunks                      1 (20 oz. Can) (In the form of pineapple juice) Unsweetened coconut milk                     1 (13.5 oz. Can) Sweetened coconut flakes                      3tsp. Thai red curry paste                                1 tsp. Garlic powder                                         1 tsp. Onion powder                                           1/2 tsp. Ground ginger                                         1/2 tsp. Salt                                                           1/2 tsp. Pepper                                                       1/8 tsp. For Garnish   Ingredients                                                    Quantity Lime juice                                                  3tsp. (According to taste) Salted roasted cashews                           1/2 cup Chopped cilantro                                     1/2 cup Freshly cracked salt and pepper Method Pour pineapple juice (collected from crushed pineapple) in a measuring cup. Add coconut milk inRead More →

From Asha Khatau’s kitchen to yours! With the thought of “expressing herself” in mind, the gourmet queen Asha penned her book, Nouvelle Indian Cuisine, which officially released on 30th November 2017. “The book was a great way to express, what I believe is my unique style of cooking. I was not worried about what people would think. I played around with flavors, had fun, experimented, and at the end of it, tried to bring the world together on a plate” said Asha Khatau Ms. Anuradha Paudwal said “Asha ji is family, she is like a little sister to me. She has done a great job in this book. I would also like to thankRead More →

Healthy snacking is fastly catching pace in the country and has become an important part of our Lifestyle. This trend is pushing F&B companies to create innovative and better healthy options. Juices are the best way to ensure a healthy snacking habit. Considered as the King of juices, Sugarcane Juice is blessed with extremely high nutritional properties. Indians love their traditional beverage and are crazy for freshly extracted sugarcane juice served in glasses by vendors across the country. But with these available platforms hygiene is the biggest concern along with round the year availability. Taking up the challenge, Nutricane Beverages Pvt. Ltd., a young companyRead More →

The Instituto Nacional de la Yerba Mate (INYM) has come to India with the agenda of opening its route to the Indian tea market by means of popularizing the benefits and scientific significance of the Argentine tea. The Residence of the Embassy of Argentina, Delhi recently hosted a high tea event  in the honorary presence of Instituto Nacional de la Yerba Mate (INYM) along with the esteemed participation of tea sommeliers, Tea Trails, Food Halls and distributors. INYM recognizes the fact that like the people in Argentina, households in India have immense love for Tea and endorsesthe therapeutic effects of the tea, also dubbed asRead More →

While tea is most commonly associated with the British, its popularity across our own nation is on the rise. So it’s time to start getting to know your different types of tea, how and when to serve them and the different benefits that they can have on your health. For now, let’s stick to three of the most commonly consumed varieties of tea: black teas, green teas and tisanes. Photo Credit Black Tea Black tea is the most widely tried type of tea in the West. It is made of young tea leaves that are picked at a young age, withered, rolled, fully oxidised, andRead More →