While in New york another high point was the mindblowing 5 hour degustation dinner in the 8 acre farm of the Rockefellers where the “Blue Hill on the Stone Barnes” is located. It was all about farm to table to heart. Amazing conservation and experimentation and fascinating flavors and stories brought to the table. Thanks Shom Hinduja and Raman Macker for your invaluable recommendation.
He is high energy, quirky, noisy, fun…he’s the brand new muscular dhikra on the BKC block. And (if like me) you like all things Parsi and Irani you’re sure to flip for this one. My dapper Parsi companion (who resolutely wants to remain anonymous) approves of the food and ambiance as do the gorgeous and well-travelled trio of friends. Deepika Gehani creative and marketing director represents top international luxury brands, Soha Parekh is the author of the best seller book on saris. And Bangkok-brought up Sapna Singhania’s uniquely beautiful jewellery from there is in constant demand.
I write from Paradise. Why else would New York be called the Big Apple? My high points? The exquisite high-tea at “Two E” with the “worlds sexiest chef”, Vikas Khanna and the dynamic Rajesh Bhardwaj, their “Junoon” has got a Michelin star, fifth consecutive year. And just last week they cooked for Prime Minister Modi. They catch up with the brilliant Chef Ashfer Biju and Michel Mignano not only serve up English-Indian- American flavors in their “cucumber, chutney and cream cheese sandwiches” but also many a gem of sweet wizardry which the dapper French Francois Luiggi (chief of the iconic Pierre) approves of.
I’m celebrating! The word “multi” just got redefined. We’ve all heard of multi-cuisine, but how about multi-talented, multi-payment options, multi-homechefs? All this just a click away.And not to forget it’s all home-delivered too.
Have I managed to intrigue you? Confuse you? Its quite simple really and very useful to know.
This is all about an online platform to order incredibly delicious home made meals and bakery items and get them delivered right at your desk or doorstep.
Its all about trends. There was a time when restaurants looked to France for inspiration. Now, we’ve been looking eastwards for a while. And in keeping with this trend, heres another new restaurant…. E.A.S.T and that clever acronym stands for East Asian Spice Trail. Read the rest of this entry »
CHENNAI’S CHUTNEY MAGIC
Found. Atlast. The most vibrant of chutneys and chutney recipes and that too here, at our “Whats hot tasting session” in Chennai. I like to call myself a “chutney champion” and trawl the world looking for unique and yummy chutney recipes. Be it the fruit based ones of the Western cuisines or the spice infused ones of the Eastern ones.
Grilled Lemon Chicken with Cinnamon Sticks
Chef: Farrokh Khambatta
Category: Main Course
Cooking Time: 15 minutes Prepn/Marin 5 minutes