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Ciclo Cafe: of food, fitness, fun and more

An established name in Chennai, Hyderabad and Gurgaon, Ciclo cafe opened its doors to namma Bengaluru recently.  A bicycle themed restaurant, this unique chain is a venture of one of India’s favorite cycle brands TI cycles.  With an exciting cycle store, lip smacking food, quirky decor and a totally pleasant ambience it is a great… Continue reading Ciclo Cafe: of food, fitness, fun and more

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Recipe: Fenugreek and cumin chutney using Danone Greek Style Plain Yoghurt

The best part about Indian cuisine, according to me, is the plethora of flavors lent by the indigenous spices we use.  Whether it is cumin, fenugreek, pepper, chilli, turmeric, cardamom, cinnamon or ginger , they not only enhance the taste, aroma and character of the dish but also add a world of goodness due to… Continue reading Recipe: Fenugreek and cumin chutney using Danone Greek Style Plain Yoghurt

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Danone Greek Style Plain Yoghurt: The healthy swap

I was recently invited to Danone India’s bloggers meet and since the theme was “the healthy swap“, I was definitely looking forward.  Held at the lovely Mediterranean restaurant, Fava at UB city, it was an educative, informative and fun-filled afternoon. Danone unveiled its Greek style plain yoghurt amidst insightful sessions by Shefali Sapra, Director Public Affairs… Continue reading Danone Greek Style Plain Yoghurt: The healthy swap

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Cafe Mangii: authentic taste of the Mediterranean and Europe

If you are craving for a truly flavorsome and delicious continental meal, Cafe Mangii is the place to head.  With a presence in two premier malls in Bangalore, UB city and Orion Mall, Cafe Mangii has some delectable offerings predominantly in Italian cuisine. I recently visited the outlet in Orion Mall where in I thoroughly enjoyed… Continue reading Cafe Mangii: authentic taste of the Mediterranean and Europe

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Healthy Broken Wheat Payasam/Kheer with Pecans and Banoffee

Payasam or kheer is a commonly prepared dish typically served as dessert in Indian cuisine.  While there are umpteen ways to prepare payasam with numerous variations, the basic recipe calls for the use of either rice, wheat, or pulses along with milk and sugar and is generally flavoured with cardamom, saffron, cashews and raisins. This dessert is customarily… Continue reading Healthy Broken Wheat Payasam/Kheer with Pecans and Banoffee

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Recipe: Moringa Rice – a world of goodness

Often touted as a super food with a host of nutritional and medicinal benefits, Moringa is often referred to as the Miracle Tree and Tree of Life. Scientifically known as Moringa oleifera, these leaves are commonly known as drumstick leaves in India.  Native to India and some parts of Asia, this plant that can grow is… Continue reading Recipe: Moringa Rice – a world of goodness

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Chef’s Cook-off by JW Marriott Bengaluru

I recently had the opportunity to be a part of “Chef’s Cook-off”, an exclusive event by JW Marriott, Bengaluru.  The event which was organized as part of the ‘Marriott India Chef’s 3-day workshop’ saw chefs from all Marriott India and Starwood Hotels participate.  Featuring the best of culinary minds, the event was helmed by Toine Hoeksel, culinary… Continue reading Chef’s Cook-off by JW Marriott Bengaluru

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Rasovara’s Mango Festival at UB City, Bangalore

The season of one of the most loved fruits, mango is soon coming to an end. But there is still reason to celebrate, the ongoing Rasovara Mango festival at UB city. Synonymous with serving a thali (generally refers to a traditional Indian meal served in a large plate) that is exquisite and royal, the fare only… Continue reading Rasovara’s Mango Festival at UB City, Bangalore

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An interaction with Chinmay Kulkarni, head of R&D at Charoen Phokphand (CP) Foods

At a recent event at Charoen Phokphand (CP) Foods,  I had the opportunity to meet Chinmay Kulkarni who heads the R& D division of the company in India.  Charoen Phokphand (CP) Foods Public Company Limited and its subsidiaries, CP Group, is a leading agro-industrial and food conglomerate based in Thailand. The company is a well known name in… Continue reading An interaction with Chinmay Kulkarni, head of R&D at Charoen Phokphand (CP) Foods

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Delectable Delights by Charoen Phokphand (CP) Foods

Charoen Phokphand (CP) Foods Public Company Limited and its subsidiaries, CP Group, is a leading agro-industrial and food conglomerate based in Thailand.  Charoen Phokphand in Thai translates to “prosperity in food” and true to its name, the company is a well known name in the packaged food segment and exports to over 40 countries across… Continue reading Delectable Delights by Charoen Phokphand (CP) Foods