[APB Around Town] Goût de France+World Macaron Day!

French flavours are in the air this fortnight with Gout De France (Good France Day) and the World Macaron Day! Did you know that the ‘Gastronomic Meal of the French’ is on the UNESCO Intangible Heritage List? And well it should be, because French Gastronomy is the source of many culinary traditions, practices, terms and dining etiquettes. Think of that …


Get Cooking with Extract of Natural Culinary Lavender

A distinct, sweet fragrance and vibrant purple hue of its flowers, makes lavender unmistakable. An ancient, much-valued ingredient that is more than 2000 years old, lavender’s popularity has spread across the globe, popular in aroma therapy, personal care products and as a flavoring. Until recently culinary-grade lavender was not available in India. One had to rely on friends carrying back …


[APB Around Town] Margaritas in Mumbai!

#InternationalMargaritaDay is tomorrow (22nd February) and we thought we would do a roundup of some unusual Margaritas around Mumbai! A margarita is a cocktail consisting of triple sec, tequila and lime or lemon juice classically served in a margarita glass, with salt or sugar on the rim of the glass. Today bars all over the world, serve margaritas without ice …


APB Culinary Legacy Series: Discovering Bohri Cuisine with The Bohri Kitchen

Mumbai is a melting pot of cultures, with myriad communities stirring their own culture and culinary traditions into the large tapestry of this uniquely vibrant city. APB’s Culinary Legacy Series aims at showcasing lesser known community cuisines, the people behind them, their food culture and their culinary influences on Mumbai’s food map, simultaneously working to document, preserve and celebrate their …


Meet the Chef – Chef Sweety Singh

We kicked off 2017 with our very first session of the “Meet the Chef” series in style. Punjabi cuisine expert, Chef Sweety Singh of the Kake di Hatti fame and Chef Ashish Bhasin, Executive Chef, Trident BKC, brought a little bit of the hotel’s Punjabi Rivayaat Festival to our studio. The format was a hands-on workshop designed around authentic Punjabi …


Winter is Coming

2017 is officially open at APB Cook Studio! And a delicious year it is going to be! We are kick-starting the year with a deep dive into research of winter foods of India. Of course, we all know about poster dishes like Punjabi Sarson ka Saag and Gujarati Undhiyu that top winter food listicles everywhere, but there is so much …


{APB FOOD BOOK CLUB} The Club turns 1!

The APB Food Book Club turned 1 year old this November. To celebrate this accomplishment, Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal hosted a celebration in partnership with Mumbaimoms.com at Title Waves Book Store, Bandra. The event featured an enlightening Panel Discussion on ‘The Future of Cookbooks in India moderated by eminent columnist and food writer Vikram Doctor. Panelists included renowned publishers & cookbook …