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Restaurant Review: Goa Portuguesa Turns 30

  As we enter the iconic Goa Portuguesa on a busy weekday evening, we notice that this 150-seater restobar is quite full of guests: something that instantly tells you about the popularity of a restaurant. The restaurant is decorated tastefully, reflecting a cheerful Goan Christmas vibe. Flowers, bells, colourful decorations, fairy lights… ...Read More

Christmas Recipes Around the World | Melomakarona or Greek Honey Cookies

  Melomakarona: a dish that is so popular in one part of the world is completely unknown to another! This old-school Christmas treat called Melomakarona is very popular in Greece and almost every traditional Greek household makes it. The word Melomakarona, having its etymological roots in ancient Greece, is a conjunction of ...Read More

Mejwani Maharashtra Chi: The Ongoing Maharashtrian Food Festival at 180 Degrees, Radisson Mumbai Goregaon

  Curated by the Youtube Channel Being Marathi and their chefs, this food festival called Mejwani Maharashtra Chi has a lot of interesting Maharashtrian delicacies. Each weekend, until 9th December, 180 Degrees in Radisson Mumbai celebrates the flavours of Maharashtra. Every Friday. Saturday and Sunday, there is a buffet that’s full of the varied ...Read More

Restaurant Review: The Ongoing Kashmiri Food Festival at Jyran, Sofitel Mumbai BKC

  As we soak-in the Kashmiri ambience in Mumbai, a cute wooden Shikara and two beautiful hurricanes accentuate that spirit to our dining table. A Taqiyah-crowned serving staff comes up with a traditional Kashmiri menu: reading which induces serious food-cravings for Kashmiri cuisine. The well-curated menu has a huge range of Kashmiri ...Read More

Christmas Recipes Around the World | Lussekatter Rolls or St. Lucia Saffron Buns from Sweden

    Lussekatter means “Lucia’s cats” and the name is probably given because each of the scrolled buns look like a cat’s curled tail! If you are looking for a Christmas breakfast recipe, these Swedish saffron-infused S-shaped sweet buns called Swedish Lussekatter or Lussebullar Rolls are the answer. Baking bread always gives joy. ...Read More

Restaurant Review: Amma’s Food Festival at South High Kitchen & Bar, Malad West, Mumbai

If you love authentic Mangalorean delicacies, then head on to the Amma’s Food Festival at South High Kitchen & Bar in Malad West and Lower Parel, Mumbai. We recently tasted few of the exotic Mangalorean dishes that had a feel of home-cooked food, just like how a Mangalorean grandma would lovingly cook ...Read More

Chingri Kalia (Bengali-Style Prawn Curry)

I remember eating this light and balanced Chingri Kalia since my childhood days. My mother made Chingri Kalia with either jumbo or medium-sized prawns atleast once in a week. I would often accompany my father to buy the fresh catch from the local fishmonger in Gole Market, New Delhi, who would always ...Read More

Tips and Tricks and Recipe of Making Perfect Rosogolla!

  Today is Dhanteras and Diwali is just a day away. Among the best Indian sweets that I can make so far, Rosogolla or Rasgulla tops the list. So, Diwali 2018 gives me the perfect platform to share this Rosogolla recipe, along with the tips and tricks and a little bit of ...Read More

Restaurant Review: The Crab & Wine Festival at Mahesh Lunch Home, Juhu

Mahesh Lunch Home in Mumbai is synonymous to seafood since its inception in 1977. This iconic chain of restaurants has been serving lip-smacking seafood since many years now. Mahesh Lunch Home is hosting the Crab & Wine Festival, at their Juhu outlet, from 5th October to 31st October, 2018. This is the ...Read More

Niramish Mochar Ghonto (A Bengali Vegetarian Dish with Banana Blossoms)

  Mochar Ghonto or মোচার ঘন্ট is a Bengali vegetarian dish with banana blossoms. It is an age-old traditional Indian recipe. The word “Mocha” does not relate to coffee in Bengali. Rather, it is the blossom of banana, which grows in plenty all over West Bengal. The best-tasting banana flowers are from ...Read More