The #PapadBadiDay Potluck on 13th May

The seasonal food calendar of India calls for drying foods in the summer. Traditionally, the season would have ladies from the neighborhoods coming together to dry large quantities of, papads, badis amongst other foods to e used in other times of the year such as monsoons and winters. This was primarily done to take care of food requirements in times …


#AamAchaarDay Celebrations on 22nd April

Pickling – of which the resulting food is called a pickle – is the process of preparing food by soaking it in a brine of salt, acid, oil or all three for preserving otherwise perishable foods for a duration that ranges from months to years. Food historians trace the process of pickling to ancient Egypt where fish and melons were …


APB Around Town: Food Celebrations For Baisakhi, Vishu, Bihu, Poila Baisakh In Mumbai

India is an agrarian country ever since Vedic times. Which means that life follows an agrarian calendar based on the annual cycle of farming activities. The harvest season is one of great celebration in India celebrated all over the country with great fervor. This week is a celebration of the spring harvest. And festivities promise to be in full swing …


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 …


IFN And APB Community Cook-Ups at APB Cook Studio

It was a slightly rainy day on 1 September when the teams of India Food Network and APB Cook Studio came together to successfully launch #CommunityCookups, a series of events -demos, workshops and more – curated by Rushina that will celebrate food cultures and traditions across communities during Indian festivals. After all, this is the time when families, friends and …


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 …