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A LIVE COOKOUT WITH FOUR SEASONS WINES, WEBBER GRILLS AT THE HYATT


An afternoon with wine, friends, grills, pasta... need I say more? Here's the picture story...

The Live cookout with Webber grills was hosted by Four Seasons wine...
 


At the Hyatt, Bangalore...


The event kicked off by sipping Four Seasons wine and mingling with the event attendees ...


A brief from Executive Chef, Gautam... 



We got to don the chef's hat...

(left to right) Me, Vidya Lakshmi, Hina Gujral, Indrani Ghose
With the recipe in hand we were set for the cookout... 


Glad that I got two expert food bloggers in my team...


We were guided by the expert chefs from Hyatt...


Grill in action...



Almost done...



At this stage it is hard to resist...



Here's the Jamaican Rub Chicken my team prepared. It tasted heaven...



This was the second dish of the day. Spinach & Ricotta Tortellini - pasta stuffed with Spinach and cheese in white sauce...



And finally ready to eat...


Some more photos...






 
















About Four Seasons
Enjoying a glass of wine is like holding a story by the stem. Theme, character, composition – critical elements of a story, all find expression in India’s most awarded range of wines - Four Seasons.  The award-winning range of wines have been crafted with the technical expertise of Bouvet-Ladubay, France and perfectly complement different styles of cuisines.


The varietal range available in three reds, three whites and a rose, has been styled to suit the diversity of the Indian palate. Hence, one will find the wines fairly fruit forward, with a good balance.  The premium range of Four Seasons  Barrique Reserve Collection, available in two popular varietals – Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz, are made in limited batches and undergo a nine-month maturation in new French oak barrels that lends these wines a subtle complexity, an enigmatic bouquet, a velvety texture and a lingering finish – truly living up to their reserve designation.


Enjoy the experience of unravelling, sip by exquisite sip, the heart, body and soul of this unique Indian wine story – Four Seasons.

About Webber
US based, Weber® is the world’s leading manufacturer of charcoal grills, gas grills and grilling accessories. Weber is about delicious barbecue food and fun, entertaining times with friends and family. Weber® organizes interactive cookout sessions and grilling demos in India for anyone who would like to learn more about grilling. Weber® grill brand products are sold throughout India. For information on Weber®, grilling tips and delicious Weber® recipes visit – Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/weberbbqindia / Website: www.weberindia.com / Customer Care toll free number 1800.102.3102.


About Hyatt Bangalore MG Road
Hyatt Bangalore MG Road is not only the first Hyatt hotel in Bangalore, it is also the only international hotel brand in the city’s Central Business District at this time. Ensconced in a green oasis in the heart of the city, it is an intimate and lush haven for the business traveller.  Modern d├ęcor, award-winning restaurants, and enthusiastic service ensure a welcoming stay for our guests.

Find them on Facebook: www.facebook.com/HyattBangaloreMGRoad


For more information on Four Seasons visit: www.fourseasonsvineyards.com 
Follow Four Seasons on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/FourSeasonsWines

Golden Agers

I had the pleasure of photographing some interesting looking golden agers during my recent photowalks...


Old people have such character, each wrinkle seems to tell a tale...


I stealthily photographed this man from afar because of the grimace on his face.  He gave a huge smile when I showed him his picture.


And here's a portrait of a lady who believes she's not beautiful and not worth being photographed...



"Old age is fifteen years older than I am." This quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes perfectly suits this octogenarian...








Sunday Brunch at KAVA


It was an awesome Sunday Brunch experience at KAVA, the all day dining restaurant at Fairfield by Marriott, Bangalore.

An amazing spread of food, accompanied by live music is just perfect for a lazy Sunday.

I had fun getting  my caricature done by a very talented artist. 

Courtship ritual of Indian peafowl

Here's another story from the Karanji lake, Mysore. During my visit, I was able to witness two peacocks competing for the attention of a peahen.

This peacock made the first move by passively approaching the peahen...


The cool and composed attitude didn't seem to impress the peahen...



Then came the other peacock with a dazzling display of tail plumage, courtship antics and loud screeching. The peahen was impressed...


The Indian peacock has very flashy plumage, with a bright blue head and neck, but the Indian peahen is a drab, mottled brown in comparison. The male needs his bright feathers to attract a mate, and the female needs to be able to blend in with the bushes so that predators cannot see her while she is incubating her eggs. 

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