Mumbai. India The land of royalty, palaces, luxury, colours, architecture and of course cuisine, Rajasthan truly puts India on the global tourist scene. Speaking of the cuisine, the dry and arid landscape of Rajasthan gave birth to it. Paucity of water, lack of vegetation and hence vegetables got them to adapt resulting in distinct recipes. ... Continue Reading →
‘Make In India’ at Sofitel, BKC!
Sofitel Hotel Mumbai lines up regional Indian cuisine for 'Make In India' Week happening in BKC.
Sofitel Wine Days end with a vegetarian wine dinner
Mumbai, India Rarely that you would see a Maharaj cooking a pure vegetarian meal and a wine connoisseur picking wines to match! This happened at the Tuskers Mumbai’s only vegetarian restaurant within a luxury hotel where Maharaj Janakidas joined hands with Sanjay Menon the pioneer of the imported wine scene in India to lay down... Continue Reading →
A Vegetarian at the L’appart, 32nd Floor
Bangkok, Thailand ‘Vegetarian in Bangkok’ is a no-go said my friends and peers , well they were right only if one wishes to try the local cuisine as vegetables are only adjuncts in the main dish which is seafood or meat. Nonetheless I didn’t give up on the hunt for local Thai food and my... Continue Reading →
Are you eating Chocolate or vegetable fat ???
Mumbai, India Are you really eating chocolate when you pick up a 10 Rs bar?? Well yes you are indeed eating chocolate but in very small percentage, the rest of it is milk solids, vegetable fat and a lot of sugar. Many more such facts were revealed when I attended a chocolate making class with... Continue Reading →
Tuskers at Sofitel now serves breakfast on Weekends!
Mumbai,India ‘Feedback is the breakfast of champions ‘said Ken Blanchard. Metaphorically speaking; yes indeed and factually a hearty breakfast fuels the mind and body of champions. If you look up the web, you will find enough reasons why not to skip breakfast, the only reason I cannot skip one is because I wake up for... Continue Reading →
Bhagosa, Handvo, Adadiya Pak.. There is more to Gujju food
Mumbai, India Back in the school days, ones friend’s Tiffin was almost always more interesting than their own and as a brought up in Ghatkopar (Read ‘Mini-Gujarat) chap; handua, undhiya, Adadiya Pak were on the menu often. Come college the tiffins disappeared and so did the items, only then that I realized that those dishes... Continue Reading →
Vegetarian Indian food paired with wine!
Mumbai, India ‘Economy forced me to become a vegetarian, but I finally starting liking it.’ admitted Mr. A P J Abdul Kalam, ex-president of India, John Cleese the famous British author once questioned ‘If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?’ and Sir Paul... Continue Reading →
Winey days ahead at the Sofitel, Mumbai
Mumbai, India As France revels in Fete de la Gastronomie over this weekend, Sofitel a luxury brand of the French hospitality major Accor hotels will be celebrating the grape harvest season in France with a month-long wine fest ‘ Sofitel Wine Days’ till 31st October in 120 properties across the globe. Sofitel, Mumbai the only property... Continue Reading →
Asparagus being celebrated at @Sofitel, BKC, Mumbai
Mumbai, India “Europeans of the Renaissance swore by it as an aphrodisiac, and the church banned it from nunneries.” said Barbara Kingsolver in her book ‘Animal, Vegetable, and Miracle: A year of food life’. Helen Yoest in her 2014 book ‘Plants with benefits’, a horticultural Kamasutra as she suggests also mentions of it fit for... Continue Reading →
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