Home-Made Chicken Biryani

Edition Super-Mom: On special demand! I love my Mom, just ‘coz she makes the most yummilicious biryani in the world (and maybe for some yet-to-explore other reasons too)!!! <Eeks!> To all my friends and family who’ve been pestering me to share the recipe, here’s to the most lip-smacking, aromatic and finger-licking biryani in the world… Put your drool guards on.. and read on!   Ingredients … Continue reading Home-Made Chicken Biryani

New menu launch at Saffron-Hotel Park Plaza, Bangalore

Of North West Frontier cuisine and Indian flavours… Saffron – Hotel Park Plaza An exotic culinary experience! Chef Md. Ishitiyak and his team have crafted a new menu using Awadhi spices to artistically present an authentic North West Frontier cuisine, in an attempt to lure your palettes to try North-Indian flavours in the busy roads of the South.   When to go? It’s non-operational for … Continue reading New menu launch at Saffron-Hotel Park Plaza, Bangalore

Mount Carmel College Food Truck Fest

MCC – where it rains food, fashion and err… books? 😉  When it comes to all things fancy, Mount Carmel College can never go wrong. Being an ex-Carmelite, I couldn’t help but attend the much awaited Food Truck Fest at MCC! As a tribute to my college, staff and fellow foodies, here’s a quick bit on what to expect at the MCC Food Truck Fest. … Continue reading Mount Carmel College Food Truck Fest

Everest Cycle Co. Cycling and Food Tour in Mumbai, India

Cycling in the colours of freedom…     Independence Day Cycle Tour What happens when the 3C’s come together on a National holiday? You witness chitter-chatter, adventure and excitement over chai, conversations and cycling in the otherwise busy lives of people. The streets of Mumbai were ablaze with cycles and cycling enthusiasts alike, as Everest Cycle Co. organized a cycle ride to add to the … Continue reading Everest Cycle Co. Cycling and Food Tour in Mumbai, India

How about a Cabbage Shot!

Cheers to healthy drinking…     What? Did someone say cabbage? Yes, you heard that right!    Secret ingredients: Cabbage by itself is a very strong vegetable when it comes to flavour and odour. In order to make it less pungent and palatable, you can add one or more of the following to the healthy blend: Cucumber Carrot Tomato   Instructions: Take 1 small cabbage, cut into … Continue reading How about a Cabbage Shot!

Secret Garden Cafe

An escape to a hidden, aromatic garden…   Where do I find it? Where is Secret Garden Cafe? Well, the beauty lies in the mystery of its location. Nestled in the lush greens that adorn the corner of Edward Road, Bangalore, this sure is an eatery hidden away from the hustle and bustle of the busy town and its roads.   At the end of … Continue reading Secret Garden Cafe

Spill the Beans with Bakey Wish

In conversation with ‘Naina Miglani’    Cakes, home-made chocolates, sweet favors, delish packages, celebration and festivities – life sure is a sweet treat at Bakey Wish! Going by the motto ‘you wish we bake’, it is a bake-to-order service that specializes in customized cakes, cookies, cup cakes and all things sweet.   Let’s spill the beans: Lyf&Spice caught up with Naina Miglani, founder of Bakey … Continue reading Spill the Beans with Bakey Wish

Blogiversary edition: Lyf&Spice turns 1 !!!

  Celebrating our year-long journey… “Lyf&Spice turns 1, let’s eat & celebrate, & have some fun!” A big shout out to all my readers and followers, family and friends! Thanks for the love and support. Continue to subscribe to my blog 😉 and let’s share our mutual love for food ❤ Best food and foodie moments: For a 30-second recap and rewind video –> click … Continue reading Blogiversary edition: Lyf&Spice turns 1 !!!

Eid Mubarak!!! Greetings from Kota Bharu

                      Ramadan and Eid food highlights in Malaysia…  The streets of Kota Bharu have been abuzz with food! Want to know how Malaysian’s celebrate Ramadan and Eid? Start scrolling… Colek : Colek is a thin, sweet sauce/dip. It could be a nearly transparent, sweet dip with chillies, served with seafood fritters, or an opaque, black sauce … Continue reading Eid Mubarak!!! Greetings from Kota Bharu

Ramadan special! Iftar dinner at Renaissance Kota Bharu Hotel, Malaysia

Of lavish dinner spreads and breaking fast….       It’s June 2016 – it’s Ramadan, the holy month of the Islamic calendar! This month sees people breaking fast in the evening, after sunset, marked by Iftar parties or dinner. Renaissance Kota Bharu Hotel has been hosting one such Iftar dinner through the month, at ‘Palm Terrace Cafe‘. With scrumptious eats and tasty spreads laid out, … Continue reading Ramadan special! Iftar dinner at Renaissance Kota Bharu Hotel, Malaysia

Bangalore Eat Carnival

… ’twas all about FoOd!!!     Sunday is Fun Day… and there was yet another event to look forward to – Bangalore Eat Carnival, at The Jayamahal Palace Hotel on June 12th, 2016.     With a line up of food stalls and events like dance battles, photo booth, water balloons, trampolines and more, the Bangalore Eat Carnival had its lush green lawn designed to … Continue reading Bangalore Eat Carnival

World on a Plate ‘International Food Festival’, Bangalore

  What: India’s 1st international food carnival Where: JW Marriott, UB City – Bangalore How: To know ‘how’ the event was, read on…   Click here to read about what happened at the Press Conference!   The event that was… The Garden City of Bangalore was set ablaze on the first weekend of June, and why not? World on a Plate had people waiting to … Continue reading World on a Plate ‘International Food Festival’, Bangalore

“World on a Plate” Press Conference by ‘Gold Rush Entertainment’ at JW Marriott Hotel Bengaluru

What’s the buzz about? Bangalore is abuzz with the 3 culinary gurus, flying down from Australia for the food festival this weekend (04, 05 June, 2016). Think food, think culinary masters, think Bangalore – spin these into a festive thread and what do you get? You get one of a kind international food festival – an intricate, well spun, perfectly blended fabric of culinary delights under … Continue reading “World on a Plate” Press Conference by ‘Gold Rush Entertainment’ at JW Marriott Hotel Bengaluru