Tropical Heaven : 7 Great Dishes for this Summer

The blistering heat of the summer makes you want to teleport to a tropical paradise. Alas, while Pune has no beaches in sight, city restaurants gear up to offer you a slice of Hawaii with these seven summer foods.

Mango Mushroom Salad

Mango Mushroom Punch

Heading out for brunch on a warm summer’s day? The Mango Mushroom Punch will refresh your palate. A scrumptious salad of grilled mushrooms, exotic greens and pineapple; The jalapeno gives it a neat kick while the yoghurt-celery dressing heralds a silky ending.

Where: Salad Grills, Kalyani Nagar
Price:     Rs. 200 per plate

 

Funghi Trifolati

Funghi Trifolati

Vegetarians in quest of food heaven behold the Funghi Trifolati. Greens & Olives dishes up fresh mushrooms beautifully sauteed in Italian herbs for a buttery and garlicky mouthful.

Where: Greens & Olives, Aundh
Price:     Rs. 290 per plate

 

Antipasto Siciliano

Antipasto Siciliano

Your passport to Italy, this Sicilian Antipasti platter brings you olives, sun dried tomatoes and pickled onions with a chickpea pate. Savour it with freshly baked homemade bread and oodles of cheese.

Where: Darios, Koregaon Park
Price:     Rs. 490 per plate

 

The Green Goddess

The Green Goddess

Capitalising on the recent Matcha obsession, L’Apicio’s brings you a quirky gourmet sandwich. A thorough palate cleanser, the Green Goddess is made of Matcha tea bread. Bite into green tomatoes set against a creamy avocado mousse, drizzled with pickled onions and fresh buffalo mozzarella.

Where: L’Apicio, Aundh
Price:     Rs. 180 per plate

 

Detox Smoothie

The Iron Man

Albeit this one’s a doozy, the Iron Man is a satisfying Detox smoothie. All of apple, pineapple and banana goodness whipped up in yoghurt, it just had to make the list!

Where: The Organic Cookhouse, Koregaon Park
Price:     Rs. 130 per plate

 

Nutri Patra Fish

Nutri Patra Fish

In the mood for some Patra nu Macchi? Bistro NutriFood curates a delectable dish of pan grilled fish dished up with exotic grilled veggies to whet your appetite.

Where: Bistro NutriFood, Model Colony
Price:     Rs. 200 per plate

 

Eggs Florentine

Eggs Florentine

What better way to kick start your day than with a light and delicious breakfast of poached eggs and an English muffin! A side of spinach with the lazy drizzle of hollandaise just tickles your taste buds further.

Where: The Flour Works, Kalyani Nagar
Price:     Rs. 195 per plate

 

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Aditi Balsaver

Aditi Balsaver

A rapacious reader and animal lover, Aditi is a traveler on weekends and a writer at night..
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