We’ve been blessed with many reliable restaurants serving up both authentic and unique Indian food in D.C. Pappe’s Indian fare has graced 14th Street with its elegant food and spicy atmosphere—and vice versa. Pappe, meaning brother in Punjabi, is inspired by the vibrant street markets of Delhi and Jaipur. Soft, colorful drapes float from the ceiling, and plush pillows line the seats. The cuisine is inspired by North Indian cuisine with some southern dishes.
The menu for brunch includes regular menu items sprinkled with breakfast foods. The dishes are extremely diverse and enticing, but you’re going to want to ask your server for guidance, as the options are plentiful.
We went straight for cocktails and enjoyed a spicy version of a bloody Mary presented with accompanying pickled veggies, as well as a cardamom gimlet. The artistry of Indian spices is evident from the first sip of this bloody. The gimlet was unique, acidic, crisp, and refreshing. Also served at dinner, this beverage is acceptable at any time of day.
Everything at Pappe is conducive to sharing. We ordered the Vegetable Uttapam and Aloo Papdi Chaat to start, followed by eggplant, tandoori salmon, and, the star of the show, the Brunch Thali.
Vegetable Uttapam was unlike any Indian dish I had ever enjoyed. Think Chinese scallion pancake, but fluffy and pan seared, like a crepe. The crispy discs are served with various sour and creamy chutneys. Unintentionally brunch-centric, this dish was a perfect way to start the meal.
The Aloo Papdi Chaat is a chickpea salad with crispy, crunchy pastry chips and drizzled with tamarind chutney and cumin yogurt. This salad was light, sweet, and seriously complex with flavor. You will regret not ordering this.
The eggplant was served stewed in a tomato-based sauce. While very robust in flavor and delicious for dipping with naan, we would skip this one as it didn’t add much to the tablescape.
The tandoori salmon was simple and smoky. The grill items at Pappe are a good way to try kabob-style dishes that can be mixed and matched with various sauces. We would definitely come back to try more things from the grill.
As mentioned, the star of the show was the Thali. A Pappe Thali includes various vegetables, proteins, dips, and sauces served on a silver platter. This dish had all the fan favorites of chicken, lamb, paneer and more, but with an added egg. There are vegetarian and meat-specific platters as well, but this was indicative of all of our favorite Indian dishes. The platter was also rather large, so you may want to pace yourself on the appetizers (except the chaat. You need the chaat).
We couldn’t spare room for dessert, but we sipped our cocktails and sat amongst the comforts of a re-imagined Indian marketplace.
The Bitches say: five Champagne flutes. This is definitely not a brunch establishment serving up your classic breakfast foods, but they are serving intentional Indian cuisine that will leave you feeling extremely excited to dive back into your leftovers later.
Pappe serves brunch on Saturday and Sundays from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
legalizequack said: ↑ I mean how much of that is because of the fact they are muslim? Do they have access to jobs? Access to a good education?
Also interesting use of the words natives. Look at London, 44% of the population is “White British”. The identity of London has become multicultural. Look at the Cuisine for example. The Indian food in London is considered some of the best in the world.
What defines as a Native? Click to expand… People born in any country should have the right to decide what their country will be.
16 of Our Favourite Autumn Restaurant Haunts
16 of Our Favourite Autumn Restaurant Haunts Wednesday, 13 March 2019
After one of the hottest Australian Summers on record when we sweltered under unrelenting days of 30- and 40-degree heat, there is a cool change coming (hopefully)… Autumn is here!
The nights are starting to draw in, leaves that are green turn to brown and thoughts spin to a mellow glass of red, best enjoyed with comfort food and family. Autumn is also an extremely busy time with Easter and Anzac Day, along with the start of footy season, food and wine festivals, fashion weeks and Melbourne’s F1 Australian Grand Prix.
Whether a rev head, foodie or footy fanatic, there’s plenty about Autumn for us to enjoy, including a meal out at a favourite restaurant or trip to a winery. Read on to find our favourite haunts this change of season…
Wine and cheese at Spencer & Co.
Marvel at Autumn Restaurants in Victoria:
What better combination on an Autumn evening than wine and cheese? Intimate European-style wine bar, Spencer & Co on Rathdowne Street in Carlton North, is a haven for those seeking an after work drink and bite to eat with friends. An industrial fit out of dark timber floors and low hanging retro lights is ideal for cooler weather, as softly glowing candles cast a moody vibe and a refined share plate menu awaits.
Think arancini filled with lamb ragu, pea and napoli , or perhaps an Italian cheese platter with olives, balsamic onions, prosciutto, Sardinian flatbread and house-made sourdough; paired with a glass of 2016 Boucher Shiraz.
A cosy and rustic ambiance attracts Autumn diners to savour the flavour of Australian beef at its best, at Rare Steakhouse Midtown on Goldie Place in the heart of Melbourne’s bustling CBD. Worn exposed brick, oak barrels and suspended circular globe lights set a chilled-out vibe for intimate dinners along with catch-up drinks with friends, while delving into delights such as Chateaubriand, chips, roasted field mushrooms, feta, beans and broccolini with beurre noisette and toasted almonds.
Non-meat lovers may opt for pasta sensations like thyme gnocchi with truffled asparagus, broad beans, gruyere and almond beurre noisette.
Red wine X Autumn = bliss at Margan Winery.
New South Wales Autumn Restaurant Haunts:
As the leaves turn from golden to red, there is no better place to enjoy Autumn and all her splendour than Margan Restaurant and Winery in the tranquil rural setting of Broke in the Hunter Valley. Relax in classical surrounds indoors, complete with white tablecloths and fine cutlery while admiring breathtaking views of luscious vineyards through large floor-to-ceiling windows.
With a menu crafted around what is harvested from the estate garden and orchard, there is a true seasonal focus to plates such as pork belly, carrot, black garlic, ricotta and pine nuts paired with a Margan Aged Release Chardonnay 2011.
Soul-warming Indian cuisine and mesmerising skyline and water views of Sydney Harbour attract diners to Zaaffran on Darling Drive. Named after the world’s most valuable spice, this elegant and unique restaurant is the perfect spot to watch fireworks over Darling Harbour on Saturday evenings during March and early April, while pondering an ever-evolving menu of treasured recipes gleaned from the Royal households of India.
Be tantalised by Red Angus beef ribs, braised and roasted with garlic, chilli and garam masala; or perhaps chicken cooked in a coconut masala with red chillies, cardamom, cloves and ginger.
OTIS bucatini pasta.
Autumn Restaurants in Australia’s Capital Territory:
Escape from day-to-day hustle and bustle at Otis Dining Hall , on Jardine Street in Kingston, where a moody setting and Mod Oz fare make for a great Autumn meeting place. Treat your special someone to a memorable meal in a dining room fitted out in earthy brown hues, reflecting the colours of the season, restored timber floorboards and an elegantly decorated ceiling of ceramic roses, illuminated by twinkling chandeliers.
Delve into the OTIS bucatini pasta with silkwood pepper and pecorino, finished with cold smoked foie gras.
Welcome the new season in a distinctly French way at Les Bistronomes on the corner of Mort and Elouera Streets in Braddon. Classically furnished in timeless style, with rustic exposed bricks and a cast iron wine rack filled with international bottles extending to the ceiling, while plush high-backed chairs emanate a rich ambiance suited to smart, casual dining.
Delve into a traditional bouillabaisse of tomato and saffron fish soup with John Dory, green prawns, squid, mussels and scallops, served with toast; or perhaps smoky goats cheese and sweet potato ravioli, buttered tomato and grilled cos lettuce.
Autumn Restaurants Wanderings in Western Australia:
Wander the grounds and taste award-winning estate grown wines and olive oil at the cellar door of Arimia Restaurant and Winery on Quininup Road in Wilyabrup. Nestled in Yallingup’s secluded bushland overlooking the Indian Ocean and Cape Clairault National Park, this boutique venue invites guests inside warm, rustic surrounds to browse a menu of Mod Oz fare, focused on local produce and sustainably farmed protein.
Offering accommodation for up to eight people, why not stay the weekend and enjoy dishes such as braised pork ragout, cured jowl and tagliatelle, matched with a 2015 Mourvedre; plus continental breakfast the next day.
Beautifully manicured Japanese gardens, a koi-filled pond and relaxing landscape provide an alluring Autumn backdrop for a romantic dinner for two , or special occasion with family and friends at Ramon’s at Willow Pond in Canning Vale.
Perched along Nicholson Road, this award-winning venue boasts a Mod Oz menu ranging from Black Angus steak, topped with prawns and a creamy garlic sauce; to Middle Eastern share plates of spiced chicken, falafels, grilled halloumi, dukkah, mint yoghurt and Turkish bread. High tea menus are also available mornings and afternoons to treat someone special.
Hearty choices at Brouhaha.
Queensland Restaurants Celebrate Autumn:
Nestled among the sweeping landscapes of Maleny on the Sunshine Coast, discover Brouhaha Brewery Restaurant. Tucked just off Coral Street, this craft beer institution fills with a cheery crowd seeking a brew and catch up with mates in a series of stylish areas, from alfresco above the treetops to soak up Queensland’s Autumn sun, to a semi-industrial interior filled with low set tables and steel brewing vats.
Expect like crispy fried pork belly and charred chorizo bites, served with Brouhaha Beer and HUM honey mustard dip; or a Wagyu beef burger, with Swiss cheese, pumpkin jam, Brouhaha Lager ketchup and beer battered fries.
Nothing says Autumn more than a soul-warming bowl of pasta made with love and that’s what’s on the menu at Osteria Epoca on Orontes Road in Yeronga. Timber beams and worn brick walls greet guests at this chic and cheerful restaurant, as large pendulum gloves cast a golden hue creating a relaxed vibe for leisurely dining.
Twirl your fork around a dish of black linguine with prawns, asparagus and peas’ or perhaps hand cut pappardelle pasta with braised duck ragu; before a main such as slow roasted goat with lentils, asparagus and agrodolce onions.
Fall into Autumn at these Restaurants in South Australia:
Quaintly tucked away on a leafy back street in Mitcham, Stamps resides in a gorgeous heritage building, with a vine-entangled verandah exuding old-fashioned charm. Aptly named for its location next to the old post office, Stamps’ seasonal and contemporary menu emphasises fresh produce and the Chef’s passion, spontaneity and talent.
Expect to delve into the likes of goats cheese baked in filo, with beetroot relish, smoked walnuts, roasted shallots, rocket and honey to start; followed by boneless confit duck leg.
Designed among towering, century-old gum trees still sporting their leaves as Autumn arrives, Woodstock Coterie Restaurant in McLaren Flat offers a quintessentially native Australian backdrop. Built in 1988, this semi-circular building creates the feeling of an ambient atrium; inside earthy toned walls and glass doors add to a rustic yet modern setting, as guests browse a seasonally changing menu at leisure.
Start with housemade turkey liver and Muscat pate, walnut and fig sourdough and pickled cucumber; then savour the likes of porcini gnocchi with mushroom, sautéed in wild herb butter, goats curd and whey.
Touring Tasmanian Restaurants in Autumn:
Watch the Autumn sun sink over the canal and soak up water views at Driftwood Restaurant on North Terrace in Lauderdale. This elegant restaurant is all about sleek lines and a trendy vibe – wood floors and ceilings, matched with grey furniture and dark walls to deliver an ambient setting for lingering over weekend brunch , or romantic evening dining.
An ever-evolving menu features fresh local and seasonal produce, such as char-grilled King Island Porterhouse steak, roast Tunnel Hill oyster mushrooms, cherry tomatoes and red wine jus; or perhaps veal backstrap, sumac roast cauliflower, currants, hazelnuts and jus.
Proudly located in a heritage listed hotel that has been serving Hobart for more than 170 years, The Duke Restaurant on Macquarie Street offers dining in vintage splendour. Retaining old school charm both outside and in, a classic façade welcomes guests into a moody ambiance of dark walls, slate fireplace and wooden furniture, ideal for warming the body and soul.
Stave off Autumn hunger pangs with a slice of wood-fired pizza, like chorizo and prawn on a Napolitana base, with roasted capsicum, mushrooms, onions and mozzarella; or cut into a hangar steak, cooked medium-rare with spiced olive ratatouille, capsicum and cashew coulis and salsa verde.
Northern Territory Autumn Restaurant Haunts:
Autumn doesn’t necessarily mean cooler temperatures in the Northern Territory and diners can still take advantage of lush, tropical surrounds and breath-taking sunset views with a cocktail in hand, at Pee Wee’s at The Point , on Alec Fong Lim Drive in Fannie Bay.
For hungry guests, Pee Wee’s extensive menu matches this laidback setting ideally, combining fresh regional produce to create ‘Modern Territorian’ fare such as hot and sour pork cheek, smoked barramundi cheeks, bonito broth, kimchi and puffed wild rice. For the main affair, try wild thyme confit pork belly, braised radicchio, celeriac cream, citrus compote, apple cider jus and crackling.
Fresh Mediterranean flavours make for enticing Autumn dining at Manoli’s Greek Taverna on Smith Street in Darwin. A local favourite haunt for those who enjoy fine fare and live music, an authentic decor of walls adorned in images of coastal Greece welcomes diners indoors to kick back with a cold drink and contemplate an extensive array of shared plates.
Satiate hunger with Manoli’s tender pieces of veal, pan-fried with onions and mushrooms and deglazed with sweet Port sauce; or try laxano dolmades – a beef and rice mixture, rolled in cabbage leaves, cooked to perfection and drizzled with a creamy sauce.
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This set menu takes modern Indian cuisine to the next level
By BK staff | Mar 15, 2019
Mouthwatering. By BK staff | Mar 15, 2019
From the gorgeous 1960s house and garden to the hyper-vigilant service and unctuous curries, Indus has represented the peak of northern Indian dining in Bangkok for over a decade.
It’s not all hearty Indian comfort-food classics (though there’s certainly nothing wrong with that)—Indus’ tasting menus are known to take the cuisine in more modern, challenging directions.
That’s largely the work of chef Amit Kumar, who this Mar 22-28 will take diners on an all-new six-course culinary journey covering “dishes that you’ve never seen before” as part of BK’s Top Tables Champions series.
Prices start at just B1,400++ for the veg option, for which you’re rewarded with rich and creamy palak paneer and flavor-packed daal dhokli , among much, much more.
Meat-lovers are looked after with a menu (B1,600++) charting delicious fare like the succulent raan sikandari (7-hour-slow-cooked mutton), butter chicken and s arhadi champ (tandoori lamb chops)
Those dishes are just the tip of the iceberg for what promises to a flavor-forward feast. See the full menus here . In addition, both are available with wine pairing (coming in at a total B2,600++ and B2,800++, respectively)
Top Tables Champions runs from Mar 21-Apr 7 and sees over 20 of the city’s top restaurants to offer amazing fixed price menus and other culinary experiences. Book your spot for Indus here .
71 Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-258-4900
Tayybeh: A Celebration of Syrian Cuisine
Tayybeh: A Celebration of Syrian Cuisine Empowered beginnings. View Entire Article
When it comes to the life-changing power of a thoughtfully prepared meal, Nihal Elwan has seen it firsthand.
“When we organized the first dinner, it was supposed to be a one-time thing,” says the founder of Tayybeh: a Vancouver social enterprise that supports newly-arrived Syrian refugee women by showcasing their expertise in their native cuisine. An Arabic word (read right to left), Tayybeh holds two special meanings: a delicious meal and a woman who is kind. It’s a fitting name for this group with heart.
Over a hot chocolate inside Hornby Street’s Faubourg cafe, Elwan recalls the momentous evening in October 2016 when she and four other Syrian ladies hosted their first pop-up dinner for 60 people at Tamam: Fine Palestinian Cuisine on East Hastings. Meant to introduce the women to Vancouverites in the community and possibly earn some income on the side, the evening was an instant success, marking the beginning of something far greater than any of them could have imagined.
Fast-forward to today, and Tayybeh is a widely-recognized, full-time catering enterprise responsible for connecting over 15,000 Vancouverites with Syrian cuisine. From a former maximum capacity of 60 guests, Elwan and team have grown the operation to accommodate large-scale events of up to 600 people, with a current roster of seven chefs, young helpers, dishwashers, and drivers based out of Strathcona’s Commissary Connect. Alongside managing its pink food truck at Robson Square in the summer, Tayybeh is also expanding its line of pre-packaged dips, including mhammara (sweet red peppers, pomegranate molasses, olive oil, gluten-free breadcrumbs, ground walnuts) and other take-home products (Syrian vegan spinach pies, anyone?) that are available at markets and various grocery stores around the Lower Mainland. With a cookbook in the works—featuring recipes from the hometown of each chef as well as insight into every woman’s journey and life in Canada—Tayybeh’s future is brighter than ever. Photography credit Andrea Marvan.
“The impact that Tayybeh had on our chefs and staff members has been really beautiful,” says Elwan, a former international development researcher of 15 years with a focus on improving the lives of women in the Middle East. After immigrating to Vancouver in 2014 and working as a consultant, she began volunteering in organizations that provided informational sessions for Syrian refugees in the city. It’s how she met that initial group of young mothers, who at the time were still emotional and overwhelmed at the idea of being so far from their loved ones back in Syria and starting their lives over in Canada. “They didn’t speak a word of English,” Elwan recalls. “All of the ladies never had a job before in their lives.”
Coming from a culture in which men are traditionally the sole providers of their families, women who work for Tayybeh have gained a sense of empowerment. As financial contributors to their households, they have achieved a level of self-confidence and fulfilment that has shifted power dynamics for the better. From their children to even their husbands, there’s an undeniable sense of pride amongst the local Syrian community in being part of Tayybeh. “The city has embraced us so generously, warmly, and so beautifully,” says Elwan. “That’s not something we take for granted.”
In addition to being special guests of Vikram Vij at the Indian Summer Festival for the past two years, Tayybeh has also been the recipient of numerous accolades, such as the 2018 Voices of Muslim Women Champion of Women award. Tayybeh women can be spotted on the set of CBC Vancouver sharing cooking techniques with host Gloria Macarenko, and were even featured in a short documentary by Telus Storyhive directed by Nelson-raised filmmaker Eva Brownstein.
“It’s really a beautiful story of new beginnings, and rediscovering one’s inner strength. Many times, they also exceed my expectations in terms of how ambitious they are,” Elwan concludes, smiling. With food at the centre of these cultural and social connections, one can truly taste the courage, determination, and joy in every dish.
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How Boutique Luxury Hotels in India Aced their F&B Game
How Boutique Luxury Hotels in India Aced their F&B Game 15 . Destination boutique hotels bring in an element of surprise to their F&B menus that are dominated by local flavours and immersive experiences Boutique luxur Destination boutique hotels bring in an element of surprise to their F&B menus that are dominated by local flavours and immersive experiences Boutique luxur How Boutique Luxury Hotels in India Aced their F&B Game How Boutique Luxury Hotels in India Aced their F&B Game 15,
Destination boutique hotels bring in an element of surprise to their F&B menus that are dominated by local flavours and immersive experiences
Boutique luxury hotels, located in offbeat destinations and attracting high-paying leisure travellers, are working out bespoke F&B strategies that make guests keep coming back for more. Aman, which has two luxury properties in India—a gorgeous beauty set to a bucolic backdrop in Alwar and a safari property in Ranthambore, offers a range of interesting F&B experiences.
At the kitchen at Amanbagh, Alwar, notes listing out food preferences and allergies of every guest, and what the Ayurveda doctor recommends if they are on a wellness programme, is neatly written and put up for handy use of the chefs. The hotel serves an amazing range of Rajasthani and global cuisines at The Restaurant, which has indoor and outdoor seating under a dense mass of columns and towering trees. One of their bespoke experience includes a lavish Rajasthani feast under a chaatri on the terrace staged in a small village-style home created within the in-house farm, complete with a charpai, a rustic long table with cane chairs, oil lamps placed within niches on cow dung walls and lanterns. Here, guests are treated to a meal cooked using ingredients they may have picked the earlier day. My favourite experience, however, is the luxurious terrace dining experience where a staircase leading up to it is lit by diyas; the table and the door are decorated with a floral rangoli; the food is a sumptuous blend of gatte ki sabzi, kair sangria and spicy chutneys.
Among the other custom-made experiences at Amanbagh is the Chhatri experience, set under a traditional chhatri in the fields five minutes from the resort, decorated with fragrant flower rangolis and 500 diyas, and draped in sequinned curtains. “Add a butler and private chef—it does not get better than this,” says Karin van Zyl, the GM of Amanbagh.
Amanbagh has introduced a “culinary tour through India, which takes their guests on a special 5-course dinner menu through five regions of India—Dilli (Papdi Aloo Chaat), Kashmir (Yakhni), Hyderabad (Pathar), Rajasthan (Thekri Aur Shikaar) and West Bengal (a Bengali sweets platter),” she says. Amanbagh is the sort of property where farm-to-fork experiences work beautifully. “Our menus are seasonal and adapted throughout the year, depending on what we have readily available in our organic garden and in the local market.”
Aman’s second property, Aman-i-khas, believes in sustainability and community support, which reflects on the plates served. “We have partnered with six families for direct farmer sourcing of organic vegetables; the ghee comes from the women in the villages around, and the fresh buffalo yogurt is made at one of our chef’s home,” says Anand Shekhawat, the safari retreat’s general manager. Aman-i-khas also has a large garden where Western and exotic vegetables are grown; eggs are sourced from the coup where chickens live with rabbits. “New concepts also revolve around nature and wildlife.” Aman-i-Khas, India – Chair at Sunset
The lamp-lit ambiance of the Dining Tent at this sprawling luxury tented property centres around a large communal roundtable and smaller intimate tables, which hark back to the regal tent cities of the Mughal emperors. “Meals can be tailored to suit individual tastes and the daily changing menu reflects the seasonal produce sourced from the camp’s organic gardens.” Aman-i-khas’s unique dining concepts such ‘Barbecue in the Bush’ or ‘Forest Dinner’ uses stone and clayware, made locally by stone carvers and potters,” adds Shekhawat. For the Banas Riverbed Experience, guests are driven two hours’ away in an open jeep, to the Banas riverbed, which is a birdwatcher’s paradise during the dry season. Guests can enjoy a half-day excursion and lunch is served picnic-style. Aman-i-Khas’s excursions and picnic on Chambal River, one of the most pristine rivers of the Indian subcontinent, is an hour-long lazy cruise spent exploring the unexplored parts of the river, followed by a treat prepared by chefs on a beautiful river deck.
At the Jehan Numa Retreat, a luxury palace hotel in Bhopal, meal experiences are about gentle afternoons or evenings spent ‘Under the Jamun Tree’. Vincent Marques, Manager Retreat, says, “You’ll see fresh broccoli growing besides your table and a platter of pesto Malai Broccoli cooked in the tandoor, placed on it.”
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Enjoying Asian Food Denver CO
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Celebrating Mothers Day with Five Rivers, Walsall // Review
16/03/2019 Celebrating Mothers Day with Five Rivers, Walsall // Review Last week I got the very rare chance to have a night off from my usual Mum duties to enjoy sampling the new Mothers Day menu at Five Rivers restaurant in Walsall. Five Rivers is said to be a multi award winning fine dining establishment serving the best Indian cuisine in the West Midlands, so my friend Lucy and I couldn’t wait to see what was on the menu and treat ourselves to a cocktail or two, all in the name of research! The Mothers Day Fine Dining Menu at Five Rivers It’s clear when you walk into Five Rivers that you’re in for a treat. It’s an elegant and stylish restaurant with a grand piano and the best stocked bar I have ever seen. We were warmly welcomed by the staff and we ordered a couple of cocktails to kick off our evening. We were shown to our table and shown the menus. The Mothers Day menu at Five Rivers has been exclusively developed by their award-winning chefs and features mouth-watering Indian classics such as Saag Punjabi, Chatpata Gosht and Lasani Chilli Chicken. It all sounded incredible. Our cocktails were delivered by Jason, the bar manager and they went down rather well. Luckily, we didn’t need to choose straight away as an Amuse Bouche was served and it looked good. The Amuse Bouche was served on a slate tile and it looked really well presented. We were served Paneer Hara Bara, a marinated Indian cottage cheese that is deep fried to perfection and it was delicious! I could definitely eat that again. For starters, we were served a selection of all the options on the menu. Lucy is vegetarian so she was served vegetarian starters and I enjoyed a selection from the main menu. The selection included Aloo Tikki Chaat, Manchurian and Murgh Tikka. As I don’t eat fish, I declined the fish starter; Fish Amritsari. The food came out served on slate tiles and it looked incredible. Beautifully presented and the aroma was mouth-watering. We both tucked in and really enjoyed the food. My favourite was the Manchurian which was so good. For the main course, we were served two smaller dishes from the menu. I was served the Saag Punjabi and Chatpata Gosht and Lucy enjoyed Daal Bukhara and Vegetarian Saag Punjabi. The dishes were all served with The Chef’s Raita, Jeera Rice and pieces of Garlic and Coriander Naan. It was quite a spread and it was so tasty. I’ve never eaten Indian food which has been so delicately prepared. It was all cooked beautifully and wasn’t overly spicy which was to my preference. As the evening went on we enjoyed a couple more cocktails. Our favourite was the Solero which tasted just like the ice cream. It was such a good drink. The bar at Five Rivers is very well stocked and the bar manager Jason, creates all the wonderful cocktails to order and they look really stylish when served.
via GIPHY Our final taste of the menu was a Gulab Jamun Creme Brûlée which was creme brûlée but not as we know it. It had a sponge like piece of cake inside which was unexpected but not unpleasant. The restaurant manager said this was an Indian twist on a classic which it certainly was. The dessert was served with a glass of fruit mix which really finished off the meal. Our experience at Five Rivers was really lovely. We had a great evening enjoying the cocktails and sampling the food and we would love to go back again with our Mums and with our other halves (they were both insanely jealous of our meals!). The service was welcoming and friendly and we both really enjoyed our night out. The Mothers Day Menu at Five Rivers will be served exclusively on Sunday 31st March between 12noon and 9:30pm and costs just £25 per head. You can find out more and book your table at fiveriversalacarte.co.uk
Disclaimer: With thanks to the staff at Five Rivers for an enjoyable evening. We were invited to enjoy the Mothers Day menu at Five Rivers for the purpose of this review. All words and images are my own.
Take a multivitamin if you’re not already. Hit up the Asian market if you have one nearby. The variety of veggies is amazing compared to American markets (I’m assuming you’re American, correct me if I’m wrong). Google a list of complete proteins for vegetarians and try to have a complete protein each day even if it’s broken into separate meals that day.
Ezekiel bread is a delish complete protein.
Make a list of foods you can eat and google recipes for different combinations you may never have thought of. Indian cuisine is full of delicious vegetarian options.
Think of what you eat now and how it can be adjusted to remove the meat. I sub red kidney beans for beef and white beans or chick peas for chicken and it hasn’t failed me yet. Even what I call “chickenpea soup.” It’s the best!
Hope this helps. Best wishes!