A taste of India now a few clicks away

October 24, 2013 Aniruddha Sen

My childhood memories of family trips have vivid images of my grandmother stuffing her oversized trunk with various foodstuffs wrapped in bed sheets or towels. Whether it was apples from Kashmir or mustard from Kolkata, she loved regional produce.

Click for Gourmet Coffee - As featured in Man's World India

September 27, 2013 Aniruddha Sen

  Ditch those instant coffee packets. Three new websites are bringing gourmet coffee right to your doorstep. “Nearly 80 percent of India's coffee bean produce is exported every year, and finding good quality coffee is very difficult,” says Kunal Ross, a former hospitality and advertising professional and the man behind indianbean. com, the country’s first coffee delivery website. Ross, who launched the website in October last year, travelled across coffee plantations in south India before tying up with single estate plantations in Kodaikanal, in Tamil Nadu, and Coorg, in Karnataka. Single estate coffee, much like single malt whisky, is grown in...

Choose your cuppa coffee carefully: The Mint

May 29, 2013 Kunal Ross

Updated: Tue, May 28 2013. 02 47 PM IST A study published in May last year in the New England Journal of Medicine suggested that frequent coffee drinkers live longer. Apparently, they have a lower risk of dying from diseases like diabetes, heart disease, etc., compared to those who drink little coffee or none at all—a good 10-15% lower. That’s great news for coffee enthusiasts. But when experts talk about coffee being good for health (it also helps bring down blood pressure), they are usually talking about a standard cup of coffee with little milk and very little sugar, if at all. They...

Coffee Brewing session at Deliciae Patisserie, Bandra, Mumbai

May 14, 2013 Kunal Ross

 Details about the workshop:  Date: 18th May 2013 Time: 4.00pm to 7.00pm Venue: Deliciae Patisserie, Hotel Le Sutra, Union Park, Khar West, Mumbai     Entry Fees: Entry Free   About Deliciae Patisserie It is a quaint patisserie cum cafe situated in Bandra and Powai in Mumbai, started out of pure love for cooking and baking by Ms. Bunty Mahajan. This cozy café has a large assortment of exquisite cakes and sinfully delicious exotic desserts. After tasting grand success in Mumbai, Deliciae has now expanded its base to Pune where dessert lovers can savor in the taste of a variety of lip smacking cakes, pastries etc. Deliciae Patisserie...

Kunal Ross brews a hot cup of coffee with The Indian Bean

March 23, 2013 Aniruddha Sen

The website is popularizing Indian coffee among coffee drinkers in the country and educating them on the finer nuances of making a good cup of coffee