Pallavi Pasricha

The joy of discovering new places has kept travel and food writer Pallavi Pasricha on the road for more than 15 years and taken her to more than 23 countries. For her a destination is the sum total of many things: uncovering the quaint and unexpected, understanding its people and customs and delving headlong into the local cuisine. She's worked with top media companies and writes on travel and food for leading digital and print publications. Her work can be seen on her website www.pallavipasricha.com

Korean food is the tastiest

Going the Korean way

Indians are discovering the joys of Korean dishes that go beyond kimchi and finding that it hits all the right notes with its gamut of flavours that go all the way from…

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Best of the best cafés, restaurants and bars in Delhi

Year-end festivities call for something special. Ring in 2022 with loads of food, drinks and beautiful views at the best spots in town.  From cool new restaurants, hip bars to casual cafés…

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Christmas Eve dinners and Christmas brunches

Some of the best Yuletide meals on offer around India.  It’s that time of the year again when festivities are in the air, spirits are high, and there are new beginnings to…

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Christmas cocktails masterclass by Joel Scholtens Lindsay

Learn how to make four wonderful cocktails that truly define Christmas and winter in the best possible manner. Having spent over a decade at The Blue Bar at Taj Palace, New Delhi,…

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Make merry with these classic Christmas drinks

From warm, spice-infused drinks to iced, flower-based ones, Christmas tipples across the world give a high to the holiday season. Getting into the Christmas spirit requires just that — whipping up a…

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Iconic Christmas desserts and dishes

The Christmas specialities so inextricably tied with this festival evolved over the centuries in different countries into the delicious cakes and puddings that we enjoy today. Andy Williams’ song, ‘It’s the most…

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High spirits in Italy

When in Italy, drink as the Italians do. Have a cappuccino with your breakfast, choose the perfect wine to pair with a pasta at lunchtime and end the day with a liqueur — savouring the…

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Best Italian restaurants in India

The world’s best-loved cuisine is well represented in India. Restaurants too have matured and gone beyond pasta and pizza to offer regional Italian specialities. These are some of the best Italian restaurants…

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The regional soul of Italian food

While the whole world seems to be in a rush, Italy’s culinary culture stands apart, preserving tradition, using local produce and treating food as an experience that needs to be savoured slowly. …

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Everything you need to know about Italian wine

The complex subject of Italian wines can be overwhelming but Gaurav Dixit, Beverage Manager and Sommelier at The Leela Palace New Delhi, breaks down everything quite simply! It takes a skilled wine…

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Italian wine masterclass with sommelier Gaurav Dixit

Italy produces some of the best wines in the world, but the huge variety can be confusing for a beginner. Gaurav Dixit, Beverage Manager and Sommelier at The Leela Palace New Delhi…