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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

Food · Reviews

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

Food · Reviews

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

Food · Reviews

The Green Path: one stop shop for all things organic

Unique concept “Your food tastes heavenly because a farmer’s soul has gone into it.  Let’s be grateful to nature for the soil and a farmer for his toil”.  This is so true and hence the board caught my attention on my visit to India’s largest organic space, The Green Path.  Located in Malleshwaram in Bangalore,… Continue reading The Green Path: one stop shop for all things organic

Food · Travel · United Kingdom

Ramsbottom chocolate festival: joyful indulgence

Food festivals, local farmers’ markets, harvest festivals and events like flea and Sunday markets have always fascinated me.  They tend to showcase local art, craft, produce and provide a great insight into the culture and heritage of a place.  I always try and visit these events for their novel and sometimes unconventional appeal. While visiting… Continue reading Ramsbottom chocolate festival: joyful indulgence

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Chef’s Table at Oko, The Lalit, Bangalore

Guest Post by Bindu Gopal Rao I was recently invited to sample an interesting showcase meal where each chef of the hotel had come up with a dish that would be incorporated into the menu going forward. This was happening at The Lalit Bangalore’s Pan Asian restaurant Oko. Oko means ‘welcome’ in Japanese and has… Continue reading Chef’s Table at Oko, The Lalit, Bangalore