Laddoo

While I have lived in Mumbai for most of my formative years, my upbringing has been decidedly North Indian. That was true for the food too. Breakfast was a steady stream of Parathas for years till we complained about the amount of Ghee we were consuming on a daily basis. Our every day food was…Continue Reading “The Two States Laddoo – power packed nutrition for your baby”

In Den Gapenden Eter Dessert

I had Gourmet Food at In Den Gapenden Eter in The Netherlands. What is the first thing that comes to your mind when I say Gourmet food? When I asked several people this question at a gathering, I got varied responses. Some said expensive, some said elaborate, some said pretentious. Then one of them asked…Continue Reading “My Experience having Gourmet Food at In Den Gapenden Eter in The Netherlands”

Hiya people, as all of you know…. there are subscription boxes galore in India. While most of them focus on beauty and fashion accessories, there are few that venture into something different as well. An example of that is the The Day Drinking Box. Brought to you by the same team that curates The Violet Box, this box has an interesting story! During a Violet Box party (term used by the team for a brainstorming session), Gaurav their COO came up with the idea of having a box that focussed only on tea and coffee. He reflected on data showing an average individual having over 40,000 cups of tea or coffee in their lifetime. He felt that the large brands that dominate the Indian market, mass produce powdered teas only. The team decided to change this and source high quality fresh whole leaf teas. Thus was born the Day Drinking Box which aims to bring together whole leaf Oolong, Rooibos, Puer-eh, Matcha, Green & Black teas and arabica bean single estate coffees from across the world. I was sent the January 2016 and here is the unboxing video

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Terra Chips

What is your first impression when I say Gourmet?

I think of miniscule portions, elaborate presentations, punch of flavours, play of textures… basically, lots of visual drama but not enough food to fill your stomach. However, I always associate gourmet with a plate. So a pack of chips meant for gourmet snacking was unique for me. I mean chips… they are just fried discs. Right? Wrong. As I learnt from my brush with Terra chips.

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