Monday, June 30, 2014

Saha All Set to Regale Singaporeans

Chef Abhijit Saha
Finally the great news has arrived! Award-winning chef Abhijit Saha inaugurated Saha Signature Indian Restaurant & Bar in Singapore, bringing his innovative interpretation of regional Indian cuisine to Singapore, one of the world’s dining capitals, this June. 

Located amidst the traditional shophouses of Duxton Hill, Saha Signature Restaurant & Bar takes guests on a culinary journey to discover the rich heritage of Indian cuisine from the country’s diverse regions, which many have yet to discover. 

Feted by international and Indian media, Chef Saha is one of India’s culinary masters and restaurant pioneers, having established two critically acclaimed restaurants – Caperberry and Fava – in Bangalore, founded under Avant Garde 
Hospitality. Amongst a long list of accolades, he was named Best Chef in India in 2013.

At Saha Signature Indian Restaurant & Bar, Chef Saha serves up an array of quitessentially Indian flavours originating from the rich culinary tapestry of the various Indian regions, recreated with modern techniques and presented with international aesthetics. Offering an eclectic dining experience yet to be seen in Singapore for the discerning guest, the menu at Saha Signature Restaurant & Bar draws from the traditions of the past and imbues excitement for the future.
Baby vegetable poriyal garden with  three flavours of curd rice

The a la carte menu offers regional Indian cuisine and the tasting menu focuses on innovation and creativity. In Saha's hands, food does not remain just food but transcends into an art form. At Saha you can indulge in Indian food redefined by Abhijit Saha’s progressive, modernist perspective. You also have the opportunity to enjoy the comfort and familiarity of Indian classics in their best manifestation.
Chettinad duck with vegetable upma, orange and black pepper gastrique
Duet of Tawa kebabs - Banana Blossom and Paneer
Indian cuisine is a judicious mix of its ingredients, methods of cooking and flavours all bound together by its spices. Every dish on the Saha menu is created from a deep understanding and knowledge of the age-old cuisines from the diverse regions of India. To this wealth of tradition, Chef Abhijit Saha brings his passion for innovation and his desire to create dishes that tantalise both palate and mind. Combining the best of both worlds, he presents a dazzlingly sophisticated Indian cuisine with no compromise of its vibrant flavours or essential character.

The menu will feature dishes specially created for Singapore, with such highlights as:
Kerala vegetable istew espuma
 Kerala Vegetable Istew Espuma – citrus pudding, garlic crumbs, black olive powder, cracked pepper and banana chips
 Tasting of Mushroom – masala cappuccino, tandoor grilled and frozen masala mushroom parfait powder
 Kasoor Methi Seared Foie Gras - spice stewed mango, mango salsa and mango panna foam
 Jaipur Style Crispy Okra – moong lentil khichri, coriander and mint
 New Age Paneer Matar – chena quenelles, stir fried snow peas and assorted mini breads
 Baby Vegetable Poriyal Garden – curd rice, cashew, coconut, mustard seed and curry leaf
 Baked Gulab Jamun Cheesecake – saffron poached pears and macaroon
 Frozen Chocolate Ganache Powder – cardamom, saffron soil, mint soil.

The tasting menus, which will change fortnightly, are designed to take you on a memorable culinary adventure, savouring the very best Saha creations – modern, innovative and uniquely Indian.

These menus sometimes bring flavours from across India together in perfect harmony; at others, they celebrate the traditions of a particular region. Always, they dazzle and delight. Besides the Signature dishes traditional Indian specialities like Ajwaini seabass kebab, Pepper masala grilled prawns Banana blossom kebab, Tawa grilled paneer skewers, Smoked chicken korma, Daal makhani, Butter naan, Hyderabadi lamb biryani and Gucchi pulao are also represented in their best manifestation in the a la carte section of the menu. 

For those who want to take a quick gourmet lunch break at Saha, there is the option of Two & Three Course Set Menus with amuse bouche & petit fours.

Saha’s skilled sommelier Sagar will be on hand to provide expert advice on wines from the extensive wine list and cocktail pairings.

The Terrace Bar @ Saha
Drunken Cigar
Saha also houses a 22-seat al fresco Terrace Bar, where guests can indulge in Indian-inspired cocktails crafted by Saha’s resident mixologist, such as the Mango Rosemary Martini, Kari-Tini, Indian Mojito, New Age Pina Colada (served in cocont shell), Compressed Watermelon Martini with Black Salt Foam and Cryo Pomegranate Margarita to name a few.
Grand Old Monk Dark Rum Mojito

The Terrace Bar @ Saha will be the perfect location to relax and enjoy a refreshing drink amidst the beautiful environs of Duxton Hill, accompanied by a selection of Indian tapas such as Baked Chicken Samosa Triangles; Khasta Roti Tacos with Amritsari Chole, Avocado Salsa, Sour Cream & Sev; Vegtarian and Non-Vegetarian Kebabs and much more.

With a bold new take on world-class Indian cuisine in Singapore and famed Indian hospitality, Saha Signature Restaurant & Bar is all set to spice up the Singapore dining scene.


Saha Signature Indian Restaurant & Bar
9A Duxton Hill (2nd floor)
Singapore 089593
For reservations, call: +65 6223 7321

Operating Hours
Lunch Monday – Saturday
12pm – 3pm
Dinner Monday – Saturday
6pm – 11pm
Terrace Bar Monday – Saturday
5pm – 11pm
Sunday – Closed

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Enjoy Coffee and Conversations at Ye Old Bakery, at The Claridges, New Delhi

Coffee brewed to perfection and served in style

“What do you want?"
"Just coffee. Black - like my soul.” 
― Cassandra ClareCity of Bones

“I'd rather take coffee than compliments just now.” 
― Louisa May AlcottLittle Women

“As long as there was coffee in the world, how bad could things be?” 
― Cassandra ClareCity of Ashes

What is it about coffee that hits just the right notes? It's stimulating, invigourating, black as night and sweet as sin.

The Claridges, New Delhi introduces its special selection of coffee varieties at the Ye Old Bakery this season. Using the finest ingredients, the city’s renowned patisserie has perfected the art of coffee making and serves the crowning cup in a range of different styles to satisfy the discerning tastes.

As the guests indulge in conversations, they can unwind by the bakery and enjoy a range of innovative coffee preparations from low fat to rich brews.

The special menu includes coffee in delicious blends including fruits such as strawberry, mango, orange, watermelon and coconut. 

These beverages can be paired with an array of special treats from the bakery such as cakes, muffins, cookies, pastries, chocolates and pudding.

Promotion period: 20th June to 30th June, 2014

Pricing: Starting at Rs. 295 plus taxes

Venue: Ye Old Bakery at The Claridges, New Delhi

Timings: 10 am to 9 pm, everyday

For reservations, please contact: +911139555082, +919871294834 or email

About the hotel:

The flagship property of the Group - The Claridges, New Delhi was built in 1955 and is located at the heart of the eminent New Delhi Lutyens area. With a seamless blend of old-world charm and a modern elegant approach to guest care and hospitality, the property consists of 128 rooms and 12 exquisite suites along with five signature options for food & beverages. Dining options at the hotel include the award winning Sevilla offering superlative Mediterranean fare, Jade with its authentic Chinese cuisine, Dhaba for its sumptuous, local north Indian food, Pickwicks for all day dining and Aura, the Vodka Bar. Ye Old Bakery at the hotel, offers delightful cakes and pastries. The hotel also has an executive lounge, The Viceregal and The Senate for business events and the grand Maharani hall for corporate meetings, conferences and social get-togethers.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Add a Little Sugariness To This Father's Day

This father’s day express your feelings and your concern over your father’s health by gifting him a box full of love. If your dad has diabetes and still craves for sugar then gift him guilt free sweets. Surprise him with the most unexpected present, ‘Sugarfree Mithai’ from Food Expert, Ms. Bharti Sanghi. Stop worrying and let your favorite guy dig in a luscious affair as Bharti understands the quandary and has thus come up with a huge range of Sugar-free Mithais.

Sugarfree Mithai

Sugarfree Rabdi

Sugarfree Mithai

Bharti has used a traditional approach to control diabetes by using Badam with Chilka which helps in insulin control; she has replaced sugar with some natural sweeteners such as Jaggery, Honey, Maple syrup, Natural Sweetness of Fruits and Coconut sugar. Select from a wide range of sugarfree mithais like Rabdi, Kalakand, Phirni, Chandrakala and Pista Barfi to name a few. 

Fathers’ Day is here, so what other reason do you need to show your gratification towards your Dad. Just pick your phone and dial 011-26388811, 0120-3119881 and they will deliver a beautiful gift pack to your Father. Guess what, you can even customize the sweets according to his favorite ingredient / component / dry-fruit, preferred color or any particular theme.

You can order any or all of these at:

D-15/1 Okhla Industrial Area, Phase II, New Delhi - 110020
12, Golf Links, Nr. JLN Metro Station, New Delhi - 110003

 Tel.: 011 26388811, 0120-3119881

Monday, June 9, 2014

Go Mangolicious this summer at The Claridges, New Delhi!

An array of mango based delicacies available across all the outlets

The Claridges, New Delhi welcomes summer with its delectable Mangolicious promotion. Guests can indulge in the finest selection of delicacies made with different kinds of Mango this season. Executive Chef, Neeraj Tyagi has crafted this menu to bring forward the perfect blend of the fruit’s delightful flavour and divine sweetness.
Mango Baked Yoghurt
A host of fun treats are available during the promotion ranging from Alphanso Mango ice cream made with liquid nitrogen to Mango capsules that tenderly explode in the mouth.  The special menu includes Caramel Mille Feuille with Mango, Mango Baked Yoghurt, Vanilla Pana Cotta with Mango Yolk, Mango and Avocado Salad, Mango Crème Brulée, Mango Sorbet and many more exciting delights.

Mango Creme Brulee

Promotion period: 26th May to 30th June, 2014

Price: Starting at Rs. 645 plus taxes

Venue: All outlets at The Claridges, New Delhi: Sevilla, Jade, Dhaba, Pickwicks and Ye Old Bakery

For reservations, please contact: +91 99717 18208,