Melonlicious Summer – A winning recipe!

Summer is the time to experiment with unlimited types of fruity combinations and build your very own summer concoctions to cool off in this heat! This year, the Chandan Bala Yuvti Mandal – 3 (CBYM -3) organised a Summer cooler competition for its members that brought forward some great recipes coming from some lovely house…

Alice & Alice at Gourmet wonderland, Maharaja Regency!

With cafes and restaurants becoming an essential part of community life, Ludhiana has now become a melting pot of experiences, food cultures and style. Living up to this, the Maharaja Group has added another gorgeous feather to its cap, after Dublin, with its new venture, GOURMET STUDIO at the Maharaja Regency, Ferozepur road, Ludhiana. Visit at…

Dip it in Guacamole!

Guacamole has been one of my favourite dips of all time but also one that is really hard to find here in Ludhiana. Served best with Mexican food, this dip is sure to take your guests by surprise as very few people really know about it. Serve it with nachos  or chips and what you’ll…

Where to f(e)ast this Navratras?

Tired of looking for new, tasty, innovative Navratras fast recipes online and nothing seems to work? Now here’s an opportunity to sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious Navratras fast thali MINUS all the hassles! This week, THE BRUU KILN (TBK) has concocted a  ‘Navratras Special platter’ for all those people fasting, starting at just Rs 399++, available from 28th March – 5th April,…

Irish for an evening at DUBLIN, Ludhiana!

In the great dining city that ours is turning into, we have another master! DUBLIN, a venture of the The Maharaja Regency group, is an Irish pub and party lounge offering one of the city’s most noteworthy bits and bites! A&A went ahead to check out the venue and spoiled themselves with a fun video at Dublin! Here’s…

Caramelised onion dip and sweet potato chips

Dear readers, This week has been great with so many recipes to experiment with and to learn so much about healthy eating. Thanks to you, we keep stretching ourselves to learn new things and try novel ways of attempting things. Finally, we have a recipe here to make a great party snack for you with…

Whole wheat chocolate cup cakes

This book is like a holy grail for people with a sweet tooth but who forbid themselves to indulge and count calories! Here’s another great recipe that uses whole wheat flour instead of maida (flour) to make super soft chocolate cup cakes! CHOCOLATE CUP CAKES Makes 24 mini cupcakes INGREDIENTS 200 ml milk 1 tsp…

Red Velvet – Inspired Brownie

This recipe is especially for all those people who have health issues not permitting them to indulge that often. A healthy twist to the red velvet cake recipe that makes them wholesome enough to be eaten as often as desired and not just as a special treat! Below is the recipe followed by our guest reviewers for…

Watermelon and Feta salad with a unique dressing!

Ok! This recipe is just too good to be missed! All you have to do is to follow the instructions and what you are going to have is the most refreshing, juicy and flavourful salad you have ever tasted. WATERMELON AND FETA SALAD (Page 131 – The Wholesome Kitchen) About the recipe : This recipe…

The Wholesome Kitchen by Pooja Dhingra : Zucchini Pasta

“Good food habits aren’t just about ‘not eating unhealthy things’ but also about EATING healthy things! ” – Aakriti Khanna BOOK REVIEW : THE WHOLESOME KITCHEN by POOJA DHINGRA (Recipe below) Pooja Dhingra is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu, Paris, and the founder of Le15 Patisserie, Le15 Cafe and Studio Fifteen Culinary Centre in…

THE BENTO BOX at Raddison Blu, Ludhiana 

If you have NEVER TRIED food at Raddison Blu Ludhiana before, here’s what you are missing. If you HAVE TRIED it, here’s what you missed! THE BENTO BOX at RED A gorgeous lacquer box with partitions holding portions of sumptuous dishes of your chosen cuisine in one single box. This Japanese traditional box makes a…

ENTER…The Ice Cream paradise!

When it comes to ice creams, every country has its own beginning and versions of it ranging from sorbets to gelatos to sundaes. But here’s what the Europeans have to say about it – “When Italian duchess Catherine de’ Medici married the Duke of Orléans (Henry II of France) in 1533, she is said to have brought with her…