Join your host Asha for a private, authentic South Indian meal in her beautifully decorated home in Bangalore. Experience Indian life and cuisine with a fun couple, Asha and her husband as you dine on family recipes you won't find in restaurants. South Indian flavors center around mustard seeds, coconut, green chilies, black pepper and a variety of other spices. Enjoy a traditional meal with your local hosts while learning about Indian cultural and culinary heritage in a lovely Bangalore home. Truly an off-the-eaten path, insider experience you won't want to miss!
Asha and Jacob are a friendly, recently retired couple who live in a beautiful home in the heart of a lush, residential neighborhood in Bangalore. Asha’s love for design is visible in her beautifully decorated home and delicious food.Asha and Jacob will greet you with a welcome drink and appetizer. You will then join them at their dining table to enjoy an authentic South Indian meal that focuses on the traditional spices of black pepper, mustard, and coconut. Your menu may include dishes such as chicken curry, mutton stew, masala potatoes, cabbage thoran (stir-fry cabbage with mustard seeds and coconut), rasam (peppery tomato broth), and rice. Enjoy your meal over a glass of refreshing local beer. Your meal will conclude with a dessert such as a rich chocolate mousse or tender coconut pudding for dessert when in season. Leave with a full belly, new friends, an appreciation of Indian culture, and lifelong memories.