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Are you ready for a treat?

At Studio Fifteen and Le15 Patisserie, we are super excited for the upcoming launch of founder Pooja Dhingra’s debut cookbook. The Big Book of Treats is slated for a March release, from Penguin Books India. We will be telling you much more in the coming weeks, of course. For now, eStylista featured Pooja in a fabulous […]

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Business of Baking: Christina Fernandes

Christina Fernandes is trained in both confectionery and baking – from Bombay’s HAFT at Sophia Polytechnic – and preparing nutritionally balanced meals for children, from Meerilinga Training College, Australia. At Studio Fifteen, Christina’s very popular classes range from baking, to cake decorating to learning desserts from all over the world.  We chatted with her about […]

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What’s for breakfast?

The culture of breakfast around the world couldn’t be more different. While Americans love pancakes topped with crisp bacon, drizzled with maple syrup, a full English breakfast is anything but sweet. Although Indian-style breakfast served in the West at restaurants has a brilliant variety, you’ll be hard pressed to find a sweet addition on the […]

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The Business of Food: Varun Inamdar

Chocolatier Varun Inamdar made his Studio Fifteen debut last month, and has two classes slotted in February. His delicious chocolates, with their inventive flavouring, are worth your time and money. We chat with Varun about chocolate, and Paris.  Studio Fifteen: Describe your ideal food day.Varun Inamdar: While I love to cook, bake and eat, it […]

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Animate This

Have you seen our explainer video yet? It’s brilliant, even if we say so ourselves. Rhea Kewalramani, who runs Mynah, and made this happen, walks you through the process. Studio Fifteen: What drew you to work with Studio Fifteen? Rhea: Explainer videos are relatively new in the Indian market. And while they’re best for complicated […]

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Business of Food: Maunika Gowardhan

Maunika Gowardhan combines a homestyle approach with intuitive knowledge of food and a curiosity about the world to create culinary magic. We, at Studio Fifteen, are big fans of hers and cannot get enough of her delightful writing and delicious recipes on Cook In A Curry. Maunika chatted with us, and here is our conversation. […]

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It’s a wrap

This past week, Studio Fifteen welcomed the new year with its signature enthusiasm. We had fabulous classes on salads, sushi and speed baking. Do please check the pictures out on our Facebook page, but there’s a sneak peek coming up for you. On the blog, we spoke with Karishma Dalal about making salads; doffed our […]

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Get it fresh

Karishma Dalal is a Studio Fifteen favourite, and this week, she taught a fabulous class on making salads. Salads have the unfortunate reputation of being dull and boring, but actually, a well-made salad can be rather delicious. We got Karishma to tell us why she loves them, and why you should too. What are your […]

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Thank you, Maunika

In December, we had a wonderful visitor at Studio Fifteen – Maunika Gowardhan. She cooked a delicious lunch for some of Studio Fifteen’s closest friends and associates, and it was a delightful afternoon filled with laughter and conversation. Check out Maunika’s blog to know more about it, and we’ve got more from her coming up […]

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A pair of pears & a crisis of cravings

According to the dictionary, a crisis is an event or incident that is expected to lead to an unstable or dangerous situation affecting an individual or group. A hijacked plane is a crisis. The Arab Spring is a crisis. A woman who wants to have two golden pears for dinner is not, by the same […]

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