All About Sprig Vanilla Extract

Today, we’re sharing our big-little secret for making the most flavoursome cakes, cupcakes, ice creams and even meringues! ‘Big’ because that’s how we feel when we share something that’s so close to our hearts; and ‘little’ because by the end of this post you will discover that it’s the little things that make all the difference. Are you ready? It’s …


[APB Food Book Club] July: Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony with Ananya Banerjee

This July, we found the perfect accompaniment to the rainy monsoon weather in Mumbai! An aromatic afternoon of coffee and conversations! This month, the APB Food Book Club curated a different sort of culinary book experience, an Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony. It was conducted by Ananya Banerjee, author of ‘Planet Gastronomy’ a book that showcases the author’s recipes collected from her …


Launch of Crumbs! by Saee Korane Khandekar at APB Food Book Club

If you are a food lover of any sort, chances are you have heard of Saee Koranne Khandekar. A writer and consultant since 2008, Saee blogs at www.myjhola.in and also runs a YouTube food channel that specializes in aesthetic food cinematography. Saee has also been a valued instructor at APB Cook Studio since its inception. Read this post on her …


Rushina M. Ghildiyal hosts an Ice Cream Sundae Challenge for Godrej Natures Basket.

There are many occasions when we envy our chief foodie, Rushina. But unanimously we have concluded that this one tops the list! On Saturday 14th May 2016 saw the Godrej Nature’s Basket store at Bandra bubbling with excitement. Rushina on behalf of Godrej Nature’s Basket and London Dairy hosted an exciting Ice Cream Sundae challenge as part of London Dairy’s …


Teach For India at APB Cook Studio

Last year as part of APB Cook Studio’s 3rd birthday celebration Rushina, who is the heart (in every sense of the word) behind APB wanted to do something meaningful to celebrate our 3 year milestone in lieu of a big fancy party. Thanks to a friend, Srini Swaminathan she connected with the teachers of the TFI Climbers group that are …


New Course: The Art of Chocolate by Chef Varun Inamdar

As part of our I ❤ Food festival for February 2016, we have curated an incredible course around chocolate. Taught by one of India’s foremost chocolatiers, Chef Varun Inamdar, this 2 day, hands-on course is a fabulous, one of a kind opportunity to discover the secrets of chocolate. This comprehensive, in-depth experience will turn amateur chocolate-makers into masters of the …


Italian Cooking Party for JAMM

Recently we hosted JAMM bloggers at APB Studio. It was a private cooking party for a few mommy bloggers. Wondering what is JAMM? It is the Journey about Mast Moms (JAMMs), an exclusive no-nonsense and a complete mom-sense support group for networking among Mumbai-based mothers. They provide support for Mumbai and Navi Mumbai based moms /moms-to-be /single moms for networking and …


APB Culinary Legacy Series: Na-Khuwa Bhooj with Gitika Saikia

As part of our monthly APB Culinary Legacy series of events, we celebrated Na-Khuwa Bhooj with Gitika Saikia, an acclaimed proponent of North East Indian cuisine in Mumbai. An Assamese harvest festival, this tradition is observed in all rural homes where after fresh crop of paddy is harvested, every farmer invites his relatives to a meal at his place. Since this …


Launch of ‘A Grandmother’s Legacy’ by Jenny Mallin at the APB Food Book Club

The 2nd gathering of the APB Food Book Club was everything we hoped for and looked forward to. A room full of readers and food lovers sharing in the multi-generational, Anglo-Indian tale that is Jenny Mallin’s ‘A Grandmother’s Legacy’. The book was unveiled by Masterchef India judge and Chef Ranveer Brar on 9th December 2015 with Rushina M. Ghildiyal and …