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More than just Turkish coffee delight

The Turks have apparently mastered the art of making a good coffee. And we have to agree. On our first trip into the Spice Bazaar we saw copper vessels, well, smallish really, to be called vessels. They had long handles and a small spout like opening. And they looked gorgeous. Did not figure though, that […]

Turkish Delights: Konyali

(Only second in the Turkey series, which is long overdue, in my mind, because I do NOT want to forget :)) Meandering through the first and second courtyards of the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul (there are four courtyards, with loads of rooms, kiosks, and gardens in each) the entire morning can leave you with quite […]

Turkish delights: Haci Abdullah Restaurant

In the last week of May, I traveled to Turkey to celebrate a little something with a few like-celebratory friends. Why Turkey? Well, it was picked by the adventurous instigator of this trip, M, and it was simply the best choice! And for good reason. Mind boggling and thought provoking history, breathtaking landscapes, a safe […]

Healthy eating workshop

Very South

Every time we have friends over for lunch or dinner, we end up having a mix of continental and Indian. Most times, north Indian. Realized we hadn’t  had our neighbours over, ever, for a typical south Indian meal, duh! So here are some pictures to share, all captured by Chirag, of our very south Indian […]

Food for Soul Week, 2nd – 8th October, 2011

If you’re planning to eat out between 2nd and 8th October, eat at one of the Food for Soul participaing outlets and help a cause! ‘Food for Soul Week’ is initiated by Lovedale Foundation in association with restaurants and hotels across Bangalore during the Joy of Giving Week (JGW) being held from 2nd – 8th of October, 2011. […]

Stores: The Spice Route

Another long over due post is here! Lots of stuff happening here – including a fun Sunday Soul Sante yesterday (until the rain gods buggered it, of course) and STB kitchen art was there. Thanks all who visited and bought kitchen art to liven up their home or a friend’s :)! So here I am, […]

The Upper Crust Food Show is back

Reminiscing about last year’s Upper Crust Food Show, where I got to see so many new and fun products for the kitchen – food, appliances, wines and more! Here are some glimpses from last year’s show – and his year, the show is back in September. Block your calendars for 23rd 24th and 25th, 3 days […]

World Kitchen Garden Day – join in!

Namma Bengaluru celebrates World Kitchen Garden Day! ZED Habitats presents OOTA from your THOTA (Food from your Garden) Organised by Garden City Farmers Trust Media Partner: Citizen Matters, Bangalore’s own interactive news magazine On World Kitchen Garden day, Bengaluru joins other Indian cities to create awareness and promote ‘grow and eat organic vegetables’ in your […]

Mushroom fest!