Legend, and folks in Mysore, say that the erstwhile Maharaja of Mysore had once asked the Royal Cook to create a sweet that would be befitting to become a titular delicacy. Mysore Pak, the famed sweet across the country today, was pioneered thus! So it was enthralling to know that the descendants of this Royal Cook are now owners of a sweet shop, in Mysore, that sells this particular delicacy that tantalized the sweet tooth of the Maharajas!
Kappa Chakka Kandhari and Nostalgia on a plate
The best way to describe this place is that the wait of around 2 hours was totally worth it! Kappa Chakka Kandhari is definitely nostalgia on a plate…and a very delectable one too! The dishes remind you of Kerala and its flavours.. Mani Puttu reminded me of home and the importance of fresh coconut..Karimeen Pollichathu... Continue Reading →
At Blue Tokai
This Sunday's food exploration began at Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters, Koramangala. Chocolates with a twist.. The best part of its ambience was that it was complemented by natural sunlight. The settings were also cool with ample space between tables. Soon we found ourselves cosily tucked in a corner ready to order! We placed the following... Continue Reading →
Kulukki Sarbath.. with a pinch of pride!
Dissecting a dish is something that I have always loved to do. I try to guess the spices that have gone into a dish or discern a familiar flavour in it and seek confirmation from the chef... (usually met with raised eyebrows or approving smiles). It was recently that I encountered a challenge. It is... Continue Reading →
Theobroma was our weekend destination for amazing brownies, cup cakes, pastries and savouries. I still remember the very first time we visited this cute place in Hiranandani, Powai. Adorned with pastel shades and a view of the lively lanes, this place soon became our favourite weekend indulgence! What I loved the most is the wift... Continue Reading →