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 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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


APB Culinary Legacy Series: Na Khuwa Bhooj (Assamese Harvest Meal)

The APB Culinary Legacy series of events celebrate the diversity of Indian cuisine through its home cooks. Born to preserve and propagate regional Indian cuisines that are slowly being forgotten, these events feature authentic ingredients and recipes often sourced directly from that particular region. The Assamese harvest festival of Na-Khuwa Bhooj is celebrated in all rural homes. After fresh paddy …


APB Culinary Legacy Series_Bengali Mohabhojon

APB Culinary Legacy Series: Bengali Mohabhojon

The APB Culinary Legacy series of events celebrate the diversity of Indian cuisine through its home cooks. Born to preserve and propagate regional Indian cuisines that are slowly being forgotten, these events feature authentic ingredients and recipes often sourced directly from that particular region. This month we have Pia Promina bringing heirloom Bengali dishes to APB Cook Studio. Pia Promina …


The Chief Foodie in the Kitchen

We love having foodies over to the studio. Be it for lunch or simply coffee and cookies, we relish watching a real gourmand take in with wide eyes the delightful space that is our studio. But the best days are when Rushina decides to cook. It doesn’t happen often; what with her dashing off to client meetings, brain-storming creative ideas …