Mumbai,India Having met Jamie once and seeing him on tele, I had his Pizzeria on my mind for quite some time. I had expected simple food with some great flavor combinations but I was let down. The cover was laid and we sat down for a relaxed lunch. As vegetarians the menu doesn’t have much... Continue Reading →
Master Chef India Season 5 to begin on October 1st
After 4 successful seasons, MasterChef India is back with its 5thSeason. This year, the show aims to change the way cooking in perceived in this country and prove it to be a serious talent and pursuit. So gear up for a game of ‘Glocal’ recipes, exotic destinations, toughest challenges and most demanding judges for the... Continue Reading →
Sarah Todd of MasterChef Australia in India…….
Mumbai, India An Australian model gives up a thriving modeling career to pursue a career in cooking inspired by her partner of Indian origin and almost hits the maximum in the celebrated Masterchef Australia – Season Six, the girl in question; Sarah Todd the 27-year-old was in Mumbai on a recent trip. At hotel Grand... Continue Reading →
India to get its biggest casino soon………..
Mumbai, IndiaThe Deltin group which operates hotels and off-shore casinos in Goa has come up with a 176 room property in the sleepy industrial town of Daman, a 3.5 hr drive from Mumbai. It will house a 60000 Sq ft live gaming casino making it the biggest on land in India. I was invited for a... Continue Reading →
Want to export wines to India????
Mumbai,India Many foreign wineries now want to rise with the Indian wine tide; a market which is growing by close to 20% y-o-y has caught global attention over the last few years. France and Italy were go to nations a decade back and now Spain,Australia, Chile, New Zealand , South Africa , Argentina, California have also made... Continue Reading →
No, Jack Daniel’s is not a Bourbon…
Mumbai, India With the rains finally hitting Mumbai with such pomp, it gives me real warmth as I write this article on American whiskey. Going a decade back, Jack Daniel’s and Jim Beam to a certain extent were perhaps the only ones synonymous with American whiskey. To tell us more about them Ms Shatbhi Basu,... Continue Reading →
When a Chef and a Food blogger see each other eye to eye!
Mumbai,India My last visit to White Owl had me raving about Chef Kshama Prabhu’s ravioli in hazelnut butter and its very refreshing home style ginger lemonade. I was there again last evening to experience their new initiative, ‘Culinary Collaborations’ where Kshama in its first edition has paired up with Nikhil Merchant a blogger and a... Continue Reading →
Diageo World Class Finals 2014 and the Indian bartending story!
Mumbai,India It was an evening of high energy and higher emotions at the J W Marriott, Mumbai where Varun Sudhakar was adjudged the best bartender second year in a row at the Diageo World Class India finals. ‘World Class’ Diageo’s property started in 2009 has now become a force in the bartending world which inspires... Continue Reading →
How Oak affects wine !!!
Mumbai,India Demptos as a brand may not evoke any memories in you as a consumer but ask a winemaker and you would know that it does make an impact by giving us complex wines to drink. Tonnellerie Demptos is a French company which makes Oak barrels and the aging in these oak barrels is what... Continue Reading →
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