Attend the Filming of Headbanger’s Kitchen
• Sahil Makhija, the frontman of popular death metal band Demonic Resurrection, will stage an episode of his popular online cooking show Headbanger’s Kitchen, at the Foodhall at Palladium mall on Friday, July 29, from 4pm to 7pm. The audience will be able to sample two vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, including the Bhayanak bacon bomb, which is essentially a giant bacon pie. Foodhall, Palladium Mall, High Street Phoenix, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel. For more details, see the Facebook page.
• Le15 Patisserie has put up its class schedule for August. Lessons include learning how to make croissants, coffee praline mousse torte, midnight chocolate gateau, blueberry cheesecake, wholewheat bread, potato cheesy buns and eggless chocolate mousse. See here for details.
• Pan Asian noodle house The Tasty Tangles has expanded its menu to include vegetable steamed buns, seafood cilantro broth, Thai steamed basa, fried cinnamon wonton ice cream, and chocolate five spice brownie. Pinnacle House, Level 1, P. D. Hinduja Marg, off Linking Road, Bandra (West). Tel: 6709 4444.
• Over numerology and done with your tarot card reader? Then try tassology, which is the art of reading tea leaves. Godrej Nature’s Basket will host a tea etiquette and tassology session at The Art Loft in Bandra on Friday, July 29, from 4pm to 6pm. In addition to tips on pouring the perfect cuppa, you can learn about tea and food pairings, and get your tea leaves read by tassologist Hetal Desai. Passes are Rs999 and are available at Nature’s Basket outlets and The Art Loft. First Floor, Valentino Rest, above Patel Store, Mehboob Studio, Bandra (West). Tel: 98191 32958.
• Fenix at the Oberoi hotel has introduced Parsi dishes to their menu of Indian, Asian and Western specialities. Dishes include prawn patio (prawns stir fried with onions, tomatoes, cane sugar vinegar and jaggery); jardaloo sali marghi (chicken with apricots in a sweet and sour gravy with potatoes); and dhansak (a curry prepared with lamb and brown rice). Lobby Level, Oberoi Hotel, Nariman Point. Tel: 6632 6041.
• British scientists have discovered it takes exactly 216 seconds to make the perfect slice of toast. The recommended time of 3 minutes and 36 seconds is needed to get a slice of bread, with the recommended thickness of exactly 14mm, to achieve the perfect “golden-brown” colour and “ultimate balance of external crunch and internal softness.” [The Daily Mail]
• According to a poll carried out by the British Curry Club, chicken jalfrezi has replaced chicken tikka masala as the most popular dish in Indian restaurants in Britain. Of the 1,058 people surveyed, 21 per cent voted for jalfrezi; 18 per cent voted for the “Madras” dish; and 11 per cent for rogan josh. [Hindustan Times]Tags: Fenix, Godrej Nature's Basket, Headbanger's Kitchen, Le15 Patisserie, Restaurants, Sahil Makhija, The Art Loft, The Tasty Tangles