Summer gets sweeter at Baris 

If you have a sweet tooth or you love everything sweet. Or may be you are like me who loves to hog on to desserts first before I move to main food, then Baris awaits your visit to indulge your taste buds into a sweet temptation.

A menu that is curated by their chef Mr. Sahib Ibis, the entire range of summer dessert is loaded with summer cool ingredients, that represents the perfect blend of hand picked summer fussion  dishes. And the portion sizes are so indulging that you won’t mind those extra calories.

Best part of the food at Baris is that it marinated the food much longer to achieve the perfect blend of spices and taste unlike the over cooking that we generally do while making food, that you end up getting the taste of spices only.

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And even I felt the extension of this in their summertime sweetness Dessert menu as well.Let me take you to the sweetest culinary trip to the dessert on offer this summer at Baris

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1.) Aam Lava ( Rs. 325) : in case you could follow my last blog on Baris or have been to this Mediterranean dining then you need no introduction to the best item on their dessert menu,  yes it’s Baklava. And Aam Lava is a mango infused traditional Baklava that is served with mango cinnamon syrup.  And a presentation to die for. Don’t  believe check this out. And a mango flavored muse over it, garnished with dry fruits.

And Nothing gets better when the MasterChef  Chef Sahib Ibis from Turkey  serves it to you.  It’s ought to be extra sweet. Got lucky second time to be served by the curator himself, with his million dollar Turkish smile,

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2.) Figamisu ( Rs. 325) : Well this is a version of Tiramisu with a blend of figs,  savoiardi cookies layered with mascarpone cream. And look at the presentation isn’t it difficult to control. This is devilish for sure.

3.) Twisty Turkish Delight ( Rs. 275)  : So as the name goes it’s a Turkish dessert made with carrots, Coconut, walnuts and Cinnamon. And this is one dish you will definitely want to order again.

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4.) Kazan dibi Muhallebi ( Rs. 275) : Yaa that’s the name probably the most exotic  and is the lightest dessert on the menu on sweet quotient and taste too. It’s caramalised milk pudding with mastic & seasonal fruit salad. It had mango so for me it was the perfect pick. Chilled fruit salad on such a creamy and light base tasted simply yum.

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5.) Shambali (Rs. 275)  : Last one on the list but not any less. Yes wheat semolina orange pound cake with cinnamon salted caramel & Vanilla ice cream on the top. This is pure Bliss. An ultimate dessert to dig into.

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So what are you waiting for,  visit this inspired Mediterranean dining place for these incredibly irresistible dessert option for a completely satiating meal.

where you Ask ?

Baris Restaurant

Building 3, Local Shopping Complex, Mazjid Moth, Greater Kailash (GK) 3, New Delhi

011 49045330

011 49045331

( Pre booking recommended )

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Pita Pit – your health Pit stop

 

Pita Pit – A concept that was started way back in 1995 in Kingston, Canada.And here’s my first experience with this Health pit stop after almost 2 decades of its inception, A #QSR ( Quick Service Restaurant )that advocates fresh thinking and Healthy eating to the core.

Everything is made fresh, right in front of your eyes averaged with a preparation time of around 1.5-3 minutes depending upon the grill time of your filling , loaded with juicy sauces and a choice of base dips & veggies to make this a complete meal , and the best part is all of this is under 350 calorie -Thats what they are promising.

Was invited to the winter foodie fest hosted at DLF Mall of India in the Pita Pit store for a pre launch of the 2 new varients of Pita pit which they are launching at the start of the new year along with a new beverage. This launch was hosted by the none other than the co – owner himself Mr. Anun Dhawaan who is also a chef and his knowledge around food was something to look for.

Now before we could move on to the actual product launch, we were taken through the entire journey of Pita Pit and how it is being made.

What is Pita pit

“Pita”- is a flat bread also known as Arabian / Syrian / Lebanese Bread, basically a part of mediterranean cuisine. It’s similar to the Pizza base only difference it can open like a chapatis.

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Pita pit is a sandwich that has higher percentage of veggies and the way it is made it equally distributes the filling and is more healthy because of a lower bread ratio as compared to veggies unlike the subs.

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Compare the filling versus bread 

 

Why Pita Bread for Pita Pit ?

It is easy to handle , and can take more veggies compared to a sub, the shelf life of a Pita Bread is around a month, easier to store, and is available in whole wheat so adds to health.

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Easy to handle while making as well as eating 

How to make a Pita Pit ‘

The Pita pit are available in 2 options 6 inches  called Petita and 9 inches called as original  very much like your sub options

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Size comparison of the Pita Breads – 6′ (Petita )  & 9′( Original )

 

Process of making a Pita pit

  • The Bread is taken out and placed in the streamer to ensure the bread loosens up and becomes soft and ready for filling.(10-15 sec )
  • The bread is opened with the help of thumbs and the dip is spread on the base side
  • Basis the choice of Pita pit the filling is grilled with onion and other veggies adding to the crispness and  freshness.
  • Veggies of your choice are filled in it along with the choice of suaces.
  • The upper flap is tucked in order to lock the entire material inside.
  • This is then grilled and now your Pita Pit is ready to be consumed.

Too much to read Right ? Nevermind have a look at the video

You can choose from a wide range of pittas as per your choice while I would recommend a Falafel if you are a vegetarian or if you are a paneer lover then try Fresh Paneer.

Choice of Dips – 3

  • Hummus
  • Peri peri hummus
  • Tzatziki

Choice of sauce and veggies

 

Have a look at various Pita Pit before they were tucked in

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Falafel

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fresh paneer 

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hara bhara kabab 

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sheek kabab 

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Salad bowl with out sauce 

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Salad with the sauce

And also loved the tea and dessert(dont look for health in desserts)

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Lady grey Tea 

Now coming to what is in store to look forward in the new year at Pita pit, Well these are 2 new variants of non veg which would be added to the Menu along with a Cold coffee pet bottle for fresh consumption.

Have a look

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Mutton Kibbeh 

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Peri peri Chickem 

 

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Pita Pit Cold coffee

All the non vegetarians would love to drool over these 2 appetizing variants while the vegetarians need to wait for some more time as there are few interesting stuff coming up.

So if any of the 3 things tingled your taste buds , do visit any of your nearest Pita Pet stores to explore the dynamite of taste and that’s a complete health stopover.

Few things I liked about Pita Pit 

  • Very well-managed queue system to keep the store flow in control.
  • All the fillings tried were very light (not at all oily )
  • Clearly marked  veg and non veg sections across the kitchen , while facing the counter you can see that as well.
  • The cut size of the veggies is comparatively small that makes it more manageable and increases the filling portion with a better distribution across the Pita
  • very nicely done store –  colorful and bright and lits up your mood instantly ( a healthy feel for sure with lot of positive energy )

What you need to take a call on 

The pricing is slightly on a higher side so decide for yourself if this health stop over is for you are not.

Tip – if you are two people go for an original ( 9 inches Pita Bread ) and ask them to cut it into 2, its sufficient for 2 and definitely tastes better when shared and a happy pocket too.You may also try their fresh juices.

 

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