Posts Tagged ‘stores’

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, […]

Wonka’s chocolate wonderland, not fiction

For those who grew up thinking everlasting gobstoppers were the ultimate in cool candy or Kazoozles were not just tongue candy but twisters – rejoice. Wonka’s candy is for real! When Nestle decided to create the Willy Wonka Candy Company they were on to a gold mine.. of kids who had been swept up and […]


What I LOVE about Bengaluru is the space it allows for all manner of (ad)ventures. Jaaga, a place to commune… Claytopia, a place to create clay art with your own hands, and now Chaipatty, a quintessential chai gilaas with palak pakoras experience. Chai (tea) patti (leaves)? Chai (Chow) pati (a la Mumbai)? Anyway you read […]

Haldiram’s – the international Indian

When a chaat attack hits and you don’t have or don’t feel like putting together the myriad ingredients, it’s Haldiram’s to the rescue. From a small manufacturer of namkeen (Indian savouries) to an international player in Indian fast food export – the journey is quite something! The packaging even has names and instructions in French. […]

Patisserie Nitash, dessert haven in Bangalore

I first tasted a blueberry cheesecake from Patisserie Nitash at the Upper Crust food show months ago and have been meaning to do a post ever since!  Then we ordered a Berry Chocolicious for a dinner party and I still didn’t get around to the post..but here it is now! Patisserie Nitash has been covered in […]

Make my Chocolate!

What would you do if you could make your own chocolate and at the end of it have no messy kitchen, no chocolate smeared hands and aprons to clean up, no pans to scrape and no stains to scrub?! I’d jump for joy and thank my luck, is what I’d do. And you could too, […]

The Ants, Crafting Traditions

When I first heard of The Ants (Action Northeast Trust), I had to wait weeks before I could schedule a visit. And the feeling persists even now, I keep wanting to go back! The Ants is a store that brings the traditional crafts and techniques of Assam to Bengaluru. The multi-coloured weaves, deep black pottery […]

Kitchen kitsch

A thing of utility can also be a thing of beauty. And sit anywhere in your home, not just the kitchen counter… enter Aarohi Singh who’s brought all of India into the kitchen. Meeting Aarohi is like experiencing the fun and vibrancy of India first hand, face to face! Bump into art on utensils and […]