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 …


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 …


A Christmas Meal with Chef Ajay Chopra and Burgundy Box

APB Cook Studio’s Meet the Chef events are a series personally curated by Rushina with noted chefs and food luminaries she counts as friends. These events are designed to give food and cooking enthusiasts an opportunity to interact with some amazing chefs in the inspiring atmosphere of our state-of-the-art kitchen studio. This December, Christmas came early to the studio. We …


Recipe Feature: Monster Cake pops

This year for Halloween, we went all out with these monsterish cake pops. We made gigantic versions of the universally beloved treat, tweaked it with fondant, edible ink and lots of chocolate for a sweet treat no one can resist! And we are sharing the recipe here with you. Play a prank on friends and loved ones or scare them …


In Conversation with Karuna Mehta

People like Karuna Mehta come few and far in between. Her life is inspiring as one who has found and pursued her passion to great lengths. And we love such stories. And for your reading pleasure, we have reproduced her story here in her own words: 1)Tell us about your first food or kitchen memory? And where has your journey …


Prune Juice: A cleansing high fibre drink

California Prunes are one of our favourite ingredients here at APB Cook Studio. We began consuming them for their health benefits but have come to appreciate them for their versatility. Prunes lend themselves to a wide range of dishes and can be incorporated in our daily diet in many different ways. The best part is, unlike most health foods, they …


Cocoa Crush

It seems like the only ingredient that universally appeals to people across the world, and across all age groups is chocolate. I’ve seen 80 year olds enjoy a sinful bar of chocolate with as much pleasure as 4 year olds. Some like their dark, other like theirs with nuts, some like theirs in the form of ice-cream and others enjoy …


He Cooks!

Indian men are notoriously dependant on the fairer sex when it comes to food. While we’re used to seeing men in commercial kitchens, they seem quite at of place in a home kitchen. Very few of us have seen our fathers and brother cooking at home, helping out the women in the family or just fending for themselves. And really …


A birthday cake for my daughter….

I’m not much of a baker, and in general shy away from making breads, cakes and other baked confections. This isn’t to say I don’t appreciate baked goods, because I certainly do. I have a mother and a husband who are expert bakers, and am surrounded by friends who effortlessly whip up tiered cakes and gourmet cupcakes. So for years …