Why is Italian Food so special?

Posted by Megha Thakuria on April 20, 2018
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Italian Food is deeply rooted in the gastronomic culture of Italy. A well prepared Italian meal is one, that requires a meticulous all day work to prepare and cook. Most of the ingredients need to be well aged before cooking. That’s what made Italian Food or rather Feast a reason of celebration in the good old days. With the myriad of mixed flavours available, the basic culinary practise is to always bring the right flavours together.

We have listed out the top 3 reasons why Italian Food is so special.

The herbs and mix and match of flavours

Italian Food consists of wonderfully aged cheese and the use of fresh ingredients .The secret to a great taste in most of the dishes, lie in the pairing of flavours i.e. sweet, tangy, bitter and sour. There are not a many cuisines that go by this risk, which is why Italian Food is so special. The perfect amount of flavour and herbs oozed in every bit of the bite is an artwork of the Chef.

Fresh and Healthy is the key

Labelled as one of the healthiest diets in the world, it is made of natural and whole ingredients. Preparing the food from the scratch is the elementary requirement of an Italian Dish. It leaves no space for any artificially added ingredient. With fresh vegetables and fruits, olive oil, blended taste and slow yet perfect cooking, a traditional Italian meal serves you with all the nutrients while savouring your taste all the more.

The long list of choices

When it comes to Italian, the food is not just limited to pizza and pasta (although to talk of only these two, there are a plethora of ways to cook them). Lasagna, Ribollita, Risotto are only to name a few among the other variety of options available.

An Italian meal is all about sharing and conversation as it is said, ‘the success of a good meal can only be judged by the duration of conversation it encourages”. Looking forward to relish some of the authentic Italian food? Come and visit us at our Baani Square location. Loved by all our regular customers, our chef endeavours to bring out the best Italian flavours for you.

Exotic Vegetables for Continental Cooking

Posted by on March 26, 2018
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Every cuisine in the world prepared in different regions has stories about it. Every cuisine has a taste of its own. From the continent of Europe, Continental food has travelled to India to lure us all with the wide array of lip-smacking delicacies. We’ll always be grateful to the French, Italian and Spanish parts of Europe for making the most delightful contribution to Continental cuisine. But what’s the key to an exotic continental menu? It’s continental cooking with exotic vegetables. With generous amount of spices and herbs, exotic vegetables make every Continental dish flood with memorable flavours.

From the popular collection of great Continental recipes we all love to savour quick salted caramel pie, poached pear salad, East West spring rolls, yogurt dip with crudites, stuffed jacket potatoes and the trio of tomatoes. Exotic greens make this cuisine so popular that healthy eating becomes all the more enjoyable when combined with the delectable taste of these.

Yummy food brings all the foodies across the world together. And when it comes to continental recipes the authentic flavour of these is unbeatable. If you love to cook continental food, you can combine asparagus, artichokes, avocado, red and yellow capsicum, cherry tomatoes, celery and so much more to give your food the flavour it deserves. While these exotic greens nourish the flavour of your food, if you consider the bigger picture, these nourish you as well.

Did you know asparagus is a super healthy veggie? This spring vegetable is packed with nutrition. It’s an excellent source of fiber and if you’re watching your blood sugar, it will enhance the ability of insulin. The versatile butter fruit of avocado helps to keep you full and satiated. Cooking with avocadoes can make your recipe magically turn out so wonderful in every aspect. Brightly colored bell peppers can jazz up your salad in an instant. With their sweet and fruity flavour, these have anti-inflammatory benefits and make you look youthful too.

And to ask if cherry tomatoes are good for you would be a silly question. They are low in calories and rich in fiber. Grilling these would surely make way for a healthy snack. Zucchini is as delicious as it is full of nutrients and flavour. At The Ivy Restaurant we understand how important healthy eating is. With us you can enjoy your meal with these exotic vegetables. Our chefs put in their every effort to select the best and freshest of greens to give each of our guests a wholesome experience every time they visit us.

Why Mediterranean Food?

Posted by Ashish Kumar on February 25, 2018
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Mediterranean cuisine includes the cuisines of all the countries that border the Mediterranean. Meanwhile, in India, the trend has begun to slowly acquire love for this food. The region spans a large kind of culture with distinct cuisines, above all, going anticlockwise round the region, the Maghrebi, Egyptian, Levantine, Ottoman (Turkish), Greek, Italian, French and Spanish.

The historical connections of the region, because the impact of the Mediterranean on the region’s climate and economy, mean that these cuisines share dishes on the far side the core trio of oil, bread, and wine, joint or mutton, meat stews with vegetables and tomato (for example, Spanish Andrajos and Italian Ciambotta) and also the preserved cured fish roe and bottarga found across the region.

Mediterranean cuisine is outlined by the presence of elementary parts to play a lot more vital roles than others, reflecting a community of beliefs and practices that transcend religions, languages and even societies. The fruit tree, the emblematic tree on quite one account, traces the bounds of a frontier of landscapes and lives on either facet of the beginning or ending of the Mediterranean. Above the Montelimar, nicknamed “Gates of Provence”, is the limit of the olive

We welcome our patrons to the common Ivy edifice within the hub of Gurugram or you can say whenever Gurugram looks forward to the food, it is our Mediterranean grill where one doesn’t need to sacrifice a whole evening to get pleasure from food. Everything is formed right ahead of your eyes after you order it. Whether or not you wish to dine-in at our Baani Square location or order online directly from our web site, you will always get the best. The Ivy Restaurant is quickly changing into a place that Gurugram food lovers trust. We have a tendency to perceive that you just have an alternative wherever you dine and we thank you for giving us your love.

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