Food

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

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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

Food

Avarekai Mela: a festival dedicated to Bengaluru’s favourite bean

Come winter and there is an influx of “Avarekai” in the vegetable markets of Bangalore.  Extremely popular and a universal favorite, Avarekai is almost the soul food of south Bangalore during the months of November to February.  The avarekai season is much awaited and most Benglureans look forward to the arrival of their favorite vegetable… Continue reading Avarekai Mela: a festival dedicated to Bengaluru’s favourite bean

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Caprese: Classic Mediterranean at Shangri-La Bengaluru

A beautiful view of the Bengaluru palace and an uninterrupted view of the city’s skyline is visible as you enter the stylish interiors of Caprese, Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru’s Mediterranean Speciality Restaurant.  Located on the 18th level, the restaurant’s decor is chic, classy and dotted with some exclusive pieces of pottery.  The 94 seater restaurant along with… Continue reading Caprese: Classic Mediterranean at Shangri-La Bengaluru

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Tea Nest, Coonoor: All about tea

“You can’t buy happiness but you can buy tea, and that’s kind of the same thing” goes a popular quote which seems so true when you visit Tea nest, a quaint resort in the idyllic hill station of Coonoor. Set amidst sprawling tea gardens, the resort is a result of restoration of a majestic mansion… Continue reading Tea Nest, Coonoor: All about tea

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Cake Mixing: Fun at My Fortune, Bangalore

With the festival of joy and sharing, Christmas just around the corner, what better way to usher in the good tidings than with the traditional ceremony of cake mixing. Known to be a harbinger of good things and happiness, this tradition has its roots in the 17th century wherein during the harvest season, lots of… Continue reading Cake Mixing: Fun at My Fortune, Bangalore