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Food March 21, 2017

My Experience having Gourmet Food at In Den Gapenden Eter in The Netherlands

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 me what I thought about it and I came up with the following definition that is pretty accurate by my limited experience with Gourmet food.…

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Food January 22, 2017

Unboxing: The Day Drinking Box January 2017

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…

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Food November 29, 2016

Terra Chips – A Gourmet Snacking Experience

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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Food May 10, 2016

A Dessert With A Twist #FoodVentures

The double chocolate mousse with strawberry chilli jam Eat Pray Love

That I am a foodie is no secret really. I love food and I love to try new cuisines and dishes. My preferences though generally veer toward savoury dishes. I enjoy desserts in a limited quantity, in small doses and spread across time. For me, a buffet with a great salad spread is better than one with a big dessert table. You get the drift? Am not really into desserts. And yet, the adventurous foodie in me is always ready…

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Food May 3, 2016

Chaat – The Perfect Sweet and Spicy Combo

FoodVentures Sweet and Spicy

Indian Chaat – is there a better example of Sweet and Spicy in the culinary world? As an ardent fan of chaat, I would say no.. absolutely not! The beauty of chaat is that  there are so many variations of it, different forms, incorporating regional flavours and yet, the essence of it remains the same. It almost assaults the tongue with the sharp contrasting sweet and spicy flavours. Ironically chaat is catergorised as a savoury snack. What a bland way of…

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