Showing posts from April, 2014

The Lil Flea Market at Bandra

This weekend I was at the Lil Flea Market at Bandra Reclamation.It was a pop-up event with art,music and food from all over Mumbai.I went on saturday afternoon and sunday evening.The first day was ideal for shopping as the crowds hadn't built up owing to the heat.I bought some pretty trinkets and baubles at a steal.

Close to the entrance was the Lil Flea Cafe with stalls such as by Sanjay Solomon and his brand of artisanal chocolates called Bean Therapy.He uses Belgian dark chocolate with spices such as Coorgi Pepper,Elaichi,Lemon Peel,Mysore Coffee and Guntur Chilly! The effect is phenomenal and exceptional!

Joel D'souza of Crumbs to Gourmet,an Orlem boy,had a stall serving sandwiches and Polish dumplings! The dumplings contained Jamun!! The sandwiches ranged from pork (which incidentally went viral after it was instagrammed by a customer),Mango Chicken (with Alphonso Mango) and Tangy Mangy Vegetables as seen below

Perzen Patel of Bawi Bride was there and on both the days he…

The Great Food Show 2014...Things that interested me

BBC Good Food Magazine held its first Great Food Show at the Nehru Centre.I enjoy reading the magazine as it covers all kinds of cuisines and new products available in the market.I like the part where they compare and grade giving reasons.There's usually an article on a lesser known vegetable, something I love discovering.That's why I chose to go to the show,even though it was vegetarian :)

The show was spread over three floors.The one that was air-conditioned was the most comfortable as I was visiting in the afternoon.There were stalls on the terrace but these would be a lot more comfortable in the evening.
On one floor,there were cooking demonstrations on brown rice and Spanish saffron on display

We were really hungry so we headed to the Jade Garden and had Busaba's veg momos

and cold Vietnamese rice paper rolls filled with tofu and chopped veggies

Something new was the Bahn-Mi sandwich.I learnt the next day at a party from a lovely couple Marc and Toni who have travell…