Oriental flavours: Here’s how to make Hot Basil Chicken Cups in simple steps

Love oriental cuisine? Subtle in taste and rich in flavour, more and more Indians are falling in love with food from not just China but as well as other South-Asian countries. And by far Japanese cuisine is gaining popularity. Japanese food is known for its intricacies, precision, and amazing presentation. The South Asian cuisine has mesmerised the world with its appealing look, exotic taste and high health quotient. But often, many shy away from trying this food at home in the fear that it might involve too much of a…

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The food at Trend is a marriage of local flavours and Asian and French techniques

At the less-than-a-month-old restaurant, Trend, at Ansal Plaza in Delhi, one may not recognise the dish but the smell and the taste sure seem familiar. The restaurant experiments inventively with traditional Indian recipes by taking a modernist culinary approach. The food is not a “Frenchification” of Indian cuisine but a marriage of local flavours and Asian and French techniques of preparation and presentation. A simple version of the classic cheese souffle gussied-up with a small portion of charred asparagus was the first to make a dash to our table from…

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