Love is in the food

On Valentine’s Day, leading chefs cook up the dishes they love exclusively for TravelDine (and, of course, for their loved ones).

Valentine Inspired Mille Feuille

Chef Stephenson Simson, Executive Pastry Chef, The Leela Ambience Gurugram creates his own version of the classic French pastry for Chef Ashish Bhasin, Director, Food, Beverage and Culinary, The Leela Ambience Gurugram, whose favourite dessert it is.


Chef Arun Sundararaj, Director of Culinary Operations, Taj Mahal Hotel New Delhi and Chef Jashan Arora, Chef at Chambers Taj Mahal Hotel New Delhi rustle up this healthy nut version of risotto

Charred Grilled Prawns Bruschetta

Childhood friends who also work together? It’s a win win. Chef Rahul, Junior Sous Chef and Aarun Rathore, Food and Beverage Manager, Taj Hotel and Convention Centre Agra talk about their mutual love for prawns and how it happened. 

Valentine Inspired Chocolate Dome

Chef Deipu Gobind, Restaurateur Chef and Hospitality Consultant, and his daughter and the star of this video, Vihana, create a special Valentine Inspired Chocolate Dome. The rocking father-daughter duo share a love for chocolate and all things red!

Chicken Ghee Roast

Chef Sakthivel Karuppiah, Sous Chef at TajSATS, shares his love for Chicken Ghee Roast. This is a delicious and easy recipe you can try at home. 

Strawberry Mousse

You cannot celebrate Valentine’s Day without some strawberries! Nidhi Sogani Nahata, founder of Banaglore’s JustBe Café, passionate vegan and food therapist, shares a very easy, healthy, and gluten-free recipe that you can make for your date and impress them. 

Orange Butter Prawns

Chef Darius Madon, Executive Chef, Bastian, Mumbai, shares the recipe that he cooked for his wife for the very first time. This time round, he has a cute little helper.

Heart Jam Cookies

Executive Pastry Chef Anand Panwar, Roseate Hotels & Resorts, reminisces about the days when he used to eat Heart Jam Cookies and how he fell in love with them instantly.

Spicy Salmon

Chef Urvika Kanoi, Chef & Owner of Café Duco,  cooks up a storm in the kitchen and we are head over heels in love with it. Can we have this spicy bomb on the go, please?