Summer recipe

Summer – when a home stove turns into its furnace, and when you don’t need to add salt to your food, if old Hindi movies are something to do (think anyone’s forehead sweats). As the air around us dries up, standing in front of the stove is rarely the norm in the state. We visit … Read moreSummer recipe

Something for everyone: Cafe Cubano serves Indian and international favorites with mixed results

Cafe Cubano is not a cafe; Not Cuban. Chief chef Rakesh Talwar says he liked the name ring; It sounded like a place where people gathered and talked. The dish is presented with a mix of Indian food and a twist of old choice. As the sword says, “There is something for everyone.” We start … Read moreSomething for everyone: Cafe Cubano serves Indian and international favorites with mixed results

Glass, half full: Doppio, South Mumbai’s new brasserie, worth a look at its drink menu, even if the rest evokes the feeling of Deja Vu

Doppio, which means a double shot of espresso, promises to be a new hip for the “elite SoBo crowd”. Although its attractive drink menu lives up to this promise and the food is good, the environment is clichd. What hurts the customer after the walk is Deja Vu’s feeling. The whole look is very chic … Read moreGlass, half full: Doppio, South Mumbai’s new brasserie, worth a look at its drink menu, even if the rest evokes the feeling of Deja Vu

How safe is it to drink your milk? Experts warn against pollution

An inexpensive milk testing kit has been developed by the Defense Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) in Mysore. Express file Due to the White Revolution, India is today the largest producer of milk in the world. Yet more than two-thirds of milk in India does not meet food safety standards. Milk adulteration is widespread, with a … Read moreHow safe is it to drink your milk? Experts warn against pollution

Worth the Fuss

Located enviably in a private spot on Kasturba Gandhi Marg just off Connaught Place, the joke avoids traffic snarls with a valet service, a must on high-density streets. Spread over two floors, the interior of the cave, nevertheless, is the front yard which gives the joke the value of all the noise. The stone flag … Read moreWorth the Fuss

As he likes

He is stubborn. If a dish he makes doesn’t work with his patrons, Kelvin Cheung will remove it from the menu instead of changing it. For example, while designing the menu for the new Bandra resto-bar, One Street Over, where he was heading to the kitchen, Cheung wanted to make something with corn and shrimp, … Read moreAs he likes