The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival (KGAF) is not just about arts and literature. It also takes care of the important aspect of life – Food. The food section at the KGAF hosts an array of workshops and food talks curated by celebrities from the culinary world. These workshops and talks help to give your everyday cooking a much-needed makeover. In 2018, the festival theme is ‘Hara Ghoda’ and it seems they are incorporating it in every way possible with its food theme being ‘Hara Bhara Plate’. The aim of the food section is to go green and eat locally. From whipping up the perfect dessert to mastering the art of trash cooking to honing your food photography skills, the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival has everything a foodie wants.
Food Photography 101 by Vinayak Grover
Though food photography is a recent concept, it is a hard-earned skill and has taken the social media by storm. The workshop by food photographer Vinayak Grover is for enthusiastic food photographers, bloggers, and foodies who want to take their food photography skills to the next level.
When: February 4, 3 pm to 5 pm
No meal is complete without desserts. And what if we say that you can get your hands on the secret recipe of desserts. The chefs at Wisk decode it for you, breaking everything that goes into a dessert.
When: February 5, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Be Your Own Barista
A perfectly brewed cup of coffee is enough to give you a much-required kick on a rather uneventful day. Learn the art to brew the perfect coffee at home using three different techniques. The event is conducted by Mithilesh Vazalwar.
When: February 6, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Artists’ Centre
The Urban Foundry takes you through a cocktail making masterclass along with a surprise recipe to compliment their Green Themed cocktails.
When: February 6, 4 pm to 5 pm
Where: The Urban Foundry
Back to Basics – Cooking with Ayurveda
Wading through the mystery of Ayurveda, Amrita Rana breaks myths and teaches participants to cook keeping in mind the basic principles of Ayurveda.
When: February 7, 5 pm to 6 pm
The workshop teaches you to make use of all your kitchen waste, to master the art of trash cooking.
When: February 8, 8 pm to 9 pm
Where: Cross Maidan
Chemistry In The Kitchen by Rekha Divekar
A rare talk explaining how we become what we eat and how to uncomplicated eating using the latest nutrition science with traditional wisdom.
When: February 11, 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Where: Artists’ Centre