Fruity Delights Archive

The “US Apples” FBAI Soiree at Theory, Lower Parel, Mumbai

    Organised by our good old foodie friends and guide Salloni and Sameer Malkani of the Food Bloggers Association of India (FBAI) at Theory in Kamala Mills, Mumbai, this apple-themed dinner was a great concept. Theory’s Chef de Cuisine Clyde Comello and Chef Simarpal Singh Virdi demonstrated a fresh, flavourful and ...Read More

Saraswati Pujo Special: Shojne Phool aar Topa Kuler Chatni (Sweet-n-Sour Chutney of Moringa Blossoms and Sour Berries)

  Today is 1st February 2017, and this year, the Indian festival of Saraswati Pujo or Basant Panchami falls on this day! As a Bengali who studied in Raisina, New Delhi, Saraswati Pujo is nostalgia. It reminds me of the preparations done by the “senior students” in the school, days in advance. ...Read More

Chyavanprash-Infused Kala Jamun and Black Sesame Ice Cream

    Black is in! I am not taking about fashion, but food. This bizarre culinary trend has sparked conversation among foodies, made headlines in the newspapers and prompted food-lovers to share their pics on social media too. While some might find black food as weird, others do find the “new-gen” concept ...Read More

Topa Kuler Achaar (Bengali-Style Sweet-n-Sour Berry Pickle)

    Although luxury restaurants in Kolkata take traditional Bengali food very seriously, upscale restaurants in Kolkata are now digging more into rustic Bengali recipes and are giving them their own spin. The dine-out restaurants in Kolkata are now getting creative, innovating with evergreen Bong delicacies, like Topa Kuler Achaar, Chingri Macher ...Read More

Strawberry Sandesh Tart

    Ahem, foodies. Like a real Bengali, I do believe that there is no such thing as “eating too much of sweets.” If you already tasted a Sandesh or two, you probably would know why this sweet is one of the staples in any Bengali home. And I am sure you ...Read More

Healthy Yogurt and Caramelised Banana Kulfi

    How does everyone feel on a Monday morning? Well, I don’t suffer from Monday blues. Mondays are always the days full of possibilities and these are the days to plan out the whole week. On Mondays, I look the best, after ample rest (and shopping) in the weekends!   Can ...Read More

Morning Green Smoothie

Hello, beautiful winter morning of January 1, 2015! Today’s morning air is full of happiness, positivity and hope. My first day of this year has begun with good thoughts and attainable resolutions! Since it is a fresh start to everything, what’s better than giving your loved ones the gift of sound health? ...Read More

Pink Guava and Mango Bar Sushi

  I never tried sushi until we moved to Hong Kong. Initially, the “raw fish” thing used to put me off, until one day I tried a box of salmon sushi reluctantly. Before trying sushi, I had a mental block that it will smell raw and probably I will throw up if ...Read More

Sweet Starfruit Tart

    People say, God’s own country is Kerala. I have heard and read about this since years, and I always used to wonder, is it really so beautiful?       But when I reached there, I experienced the bliss myself! With Arabian Sea and a network of rivers, along with ...Read More

Book Review: A Pinch of This, A Handful of That (by Rushina Munshaw-Ghildiyal)

    Rushina Munshaw-Ghildiyal is one of the most popular personalities in the Mumbai foodie world. The lady who is one of the first foodies in India to write an Indian food blog (her blog is called A Perfect Bite), also runs APB Cook Studio: a place where food connoisseurs across Mumbai ...Read More