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16th Annual Kala Ghoda Arts Festival

The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, now in its 16th year, is a community celebration of arts within one of the most beautiful and historic precincts of Mumbai, The Kala Ghoda Art District. Every year, this festival takes place from the first Saturday in February till the next Sunday. The dates of this year’s festival is from the 1st February to 9th February 2014. With their new media partner Hindustan Times, it is expected to get bigger and better than before.
Rampart Row is the nerve center this year. It is the street alongside Jehangir Art Gallery that houses a row of eateries and art galleries. It has an amphitheatre built by the Kala Ghoda Association. It is lined with art and craft stalls that sell beautiful, artistic masterpieces and gifts by NGOs and other entrepreneurs. The walking plaza also hosts the Visual Arts alongside the Rampart Galleries. The restaurants on the street spill outdoors on the pavements. Street Acts will be performed on this street every day. This annual festival will cover visual arts, music, theatre, dance, street acts, heritage walks, literature and multiple workshops. Nine-day festival celebrating more than 350 events will draw over 1,50,000 people from all around the city along with a lot of tourists.

All the foodies in the hood! JAM brings to you the best of Kala Ghoda Arts Festival food workshops by renowned chefs and food consultants. And you know what the best part is? Entries are FREE. Get your tastes buds on the roll for some delicacies and foodie secrets.

Venue: Westside, Kala Ghoda
When: 1st- 9th Feb 2014

1. Take Me to Mexico:
Watch Chef Maya Dastoor of Catering Co Take Away Chef Make guacamole,salsa, refried bean salad and enchiladas from scratch
When: Sunday, Feb 2nd, 1-3pm

2. Icing on the top :
Learn to make delicious eggless desserts from the pastry chef Ayushi Shah of dessert catering service Icing on Top.
When : Monday, Feb 3rd, 4:30-6:30pm

3. Sing Kong :
Learn to make steamed open buns with textured soya wheat black pepper and lamb rendang at a session conducted by Vika Seth of Sing Kong.
When: Feb 4th, 4:30-6:30pm

4. Between Breads :
Learn to make this Bandra outfit’s awesome beef cheeseburgers, bacon fried and their versions of the Philly sandwich.
When : Wednesday, Feb 5th, 4:30-6:30pm

5. Such a Tart :
Learn about making themed cakes and goodies at a mouthwatering workshop conducted by Aashiyan Shroff who recently opened two new Cafes at Bandra and Napean Sea Rd.
When : Thursday, Feb 6th, 1-3pm

6. Moshe’s :
Learn some trade secrets and simple tips from Moshe Shek, who specializes Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food.
When : Thursday, Feb 6th, 4:30-6:30pm

7. Fun Flavourful French :
Sanjana Patel, head chef at La folie patisserie, will demonstrate how to make a homemade macaroon ice cream and hand-painted chocolate bon-bons.
When : Friday, feb 7th, 4:30-6:30pm

8 Life ki recipe :
Learn the secrets to homemade jam and confectionaries with food blogger Amrita Rana, who is famous for her artisanal spreads.
When : Saturday, Feb 8th, 1-3pm

9. Cafe Zoe :
Attend a workshop on authentic European breakfast and brunch food, conducted by Viraf Patel of Cafe Zoe.
When : Saturday, Feb 8th, 4:30-6:30pm

10. Bawi Bride :
Learn to make no-fuss Parsi food at home with caterer and food blogger Perzen Patel aka Bawi Bride.
When : Sunday, Feb 9th, 1-3pm

Food Heritage Walk
Also check out a food heritage walk on Mumbai’s Irani Cafes, led by Kalyan Kamalkar of popular food blog. The walk begins at 3:45pm on Thursday, Feb 6th. Participants must register at Artisans’ between 2pm and 2:30pm.




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