Awadhi-Mughlai Vegetarian Dinner @ Oudh 1590, Tollygunge Club, Kolkata ☺

Based in Kolkata and famous for it’s kebabs, biryani and overall awadhi and mughlai cuisines, Oudh 1590 is India’s first chain of ‘period dining restaurants where customers can experience the traditional Nawabi culture of Awadh or Oudh through authentic Awadhi food, costume, music and ambience recreated tastefully.’ Out of it’s multiple outlets in Kolkata, I…

No Onion No Garlic Vegetarian Lunch @ Govinda’s, Kolkata ☺

Govinda’s is a one if it’s kind 100 seater vegetarian restaurant located on the ground floor of Sri Sri Radha Govindaji Mandir at Minto Park in Kolkata. The entry to the restaurant area is through their in-house sweet shop. The entire restaurant is a collection of three inter connected rooms with white walls, simple white…

Italian Lunch @ Amici Cafe, Cyber Hub, Gurugram ☺

When you happen to be travelling to the same city as your visiting Italian lady friend, the best way to celebrate is to have a true blue Italian lunch with her at a restaurant of her choice. That’s what we did and our Italian friend opted to eat at Amici Cafe at Cyber Hub, Gurugram….

Lovely Food Presentation @ Gabbar’s Bar & Kitchen, Kolkata 🙂

I remember this one being an impromptu dinner planned for three of us, to celebrate the Kolkata visit of a dear one. Our food order comprised of – – Mushroom Chai: Accompanied with edible Dehydrated Mushrooms and Truffle Sugar, the Mushroom Chai was a far cry from the usual Mushroom Soup or Cream of Mushroom….

Sumptuous Holi Platter @ Pasticceria, Salt Lake 🙂

Primarily popular for her timely delivered and tasty breakfast platters, Beena Agarwal, the home chef cum baker who works under her 5 years old brand Pasticceria, also deals in sumptuous platters designed for festivals and social events. Yesterday, she sent me 2 trays full of Holi Love. The Holi Platter had dishes from Oriental cuisine,…

Healthy Burgers + Beetroot Latte @ Eat Good Food, Kolkata 😊

Eat Good Food (EGF), an all day café serving healthy, delicious and wholesome food, is owned by Hena Nafis, the celebrity consultant nutritionist. Around two years back, I attended a bloggers meet at EGF and blogged about the same at – https://vegfoodandreviews.wordpress.com/2018/05/22/healthy-tasty-munchings-eat-good-food-kolkata-%e2%98%ba/ It was then, I realized that Hena’s experience with her patients and patience…

Lively Sunlit Rooftop Lunch @ Hammer, Park Street Area, Kolkata 😊

Hammer is the newly opened top floor aka 6th floor based pub cum lounge, located in the lane adjacent to Flury’s, in the same building that houses The Myx. Alternatively, we can say that OTT has re-opened as Hammer and houses better decor constituting of – roof top sunlit view, indoor plants, raw wood furniture,…

East Asian Festival @ Aura – The Sonnet, Salt Lake 😊

Duration: 15 – 23 Feb 2020 Timing: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm (Lunch), 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm (Dinner) Aura, the popular multicuisine restaurant at The Sonnet is known for it’s well curated food festivals and food events that are spread out throughout the year. They have kick-started year 2020 with the East Asian Festival,…

Bajre Ki Khichdi 😊

Made with bajra aka pearl millet, Bajre Ki Khichdi is a popular and nutritious winter food of Rajasthan and Haryana. The recipe – (Serves 3-4) Ingredients: 1 cup raw bajre ka daliya 1/4 cup husked moong dal 3 cups water 2 tbsp ghee Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash husked moong dal properly. Mix it…

Capsicum Pickle 😊

An unusual but healthy, tasty and easy to make pickle. Ingredients: 1 kg capsicum 1/2 cup mustard oil 150 gm sugar Salt to taste Grind into a paste – 4 tsp cumin seeds 2 tsp methi seeds 2 tsp yellow mustard 3-4 pinches asafoetida 2 tsp fennel powder 2 tsp haldi powder 50 gm ginger…