WHITE CHOCOLATE TERRINE ON A BED OF EGG HALWA

Whipped cream isn’t whipped cream until it’s been whipped by whips, just as poached egg isn’t a  poached egg unless it’s been stolen from the woods in the middle of the night. ~ Willy Wonka   Egg forms a major part of everyday nutrition, we generally consume it as a savory than a dessert. But…

Moha pujor Moha Bhoj at THE OBEROI GRAND.

Durgotsav today, goes far beyond just a religion. It’s not only one of the biggest festivals celebrated by the Hindus all over India but one of the largest outdoor art festivals on earth. Durga puja today is not entitled or confined to a particular religion. Kolkata in particular hosts the grandest of Durga pujas in the…

ALL ABOUT THOSE CAKES IN A CUP.

AMERICA, the mightiest of the countries, the leader of the free world. Amongst all its Hi-tech, cultural and skyscraping contributions is a teeny-weeny experimental discovery which resulted in a culinary revolution in countries across the world. The cake in a cup better known as the cupcake was a revolution, transforming old style and time consuming…

LUXURY IN A GLASS.

Aren’t layered desserts always a charmer? Do they not bring back gleeful memories from childhood? If you ask me, I did say YES, I would also say they are trendsetters. They transformed the idea of serving desserts in a bowl or a plate to petite yet visually beguiling glasses, REVOLUTIONARY MUCH! Verre refers to a small thick…

A MEDLEY OF GASTRONOMICS

A medley of culinary art, style, skillful cooking and tea indulgences. Now that is too many words in a sentence! Well, A Medley of gastronomics lived true to its name by delivering all the above mentioned words with art and class. From rolling of sushis  to Tea mocktails this workshop organised by the Gallery Kolkata on 16th…

ALL THINGS AAMILICIOUS AT KHANDANI RAJDHANI

When life gives you lemons you make lemonade but when life throws mangoes your way you just cannot help but make the most out of it. Well that is how Khandani Rajdhani celebrate the season of mangoes, they make the most out of them, from the skin to the pulp using every bit of the…

CINNABON AND AUNTIE ANNE’S AT ACROPOLIS MALL!

” Anyone who gives you a cinnamon roll right out of the oven, is a friend for life” ~ Lemony Snicket.   Who does not like the a bit of Cinnamon in their life? And what better way to savour it than everyone’s favorite Cinnamon rolls! Kolkata has been known to attune to new tastes. People…

THE PETIT SQUARES.

One just cannot deny the fact that CHOCOLATE is an element of wonder. Thanks to all those African countries which produces the bulk of world class chocolate that my untimely chocolate cravings are quenched. It was not until I had this strange chocolate craving at an odd hour that I realized how easy Petit Squares were…

THE NEW CHILI’S OUTLET AT ACROPOLIS, KOLKATA

“Food in the end, in our own tradition, is something holy. It is not about nutrients and      calories. It is about sharing. It is about honesty. It is about identity.” ~ Louise Fresco As far as history goes, Kolkata has always spread its arms wide to embrace the best of anything new. Of…

THE PINWHEEL CHAAT.

Chaats. Yes, We are talking about the favorite street food of India. Although most chaats originated in some parts of Uttar Pradesh, they are enjoyed equally by people living across the Indian Sub-continent! It is believed to have taken birth in the mughal kitchen during the rule of Shah Jahan. Over time as the country…

A Vegetarian’s Paradise at the Stud!o, Novotel Kolkata.

“Before you ask someone why they are vegan ask yourself why you aren’t.”   In today’s world of fine dining and culinary art, many new eateries and restaurants have sprung up, recklessly trying their best to make a place in this cut-throat competitive industry. Those who step out of the box, break the conventionality and…

THE FUSION TRIFLE.

Firstly, apologies are in order for the long break since our last post. But we are back with something as irresistible as fusion dessert. Fusion food has been in vogue lately, so here is our tribute to all things fusion and dessert. Trifle, in its simplest sense means a dessert made from thickened custard, sponge…