Diwali delights

Celebrate the Hindu holiday with festive feasts and splendid gift ideas.
By epicure
Published on Thursday, 05 Oct 2017

The sharing and giving of mithai (sweets) traditionally signifies friendship and goodwill. One Michelin-starred The Song of India, known for their premium handcrafted mithai, has launched three limited edition flavours for Deepavali: gula melaka and saffron-infused feuilletine; black sesame, charcoal and extra virgin coconut oil; and pink guava with pistachios and almonds. Elegant gift boxes are available in various configurations ($45 to $125). From 17 to 22 October, the restaurant will offer a festive degustation menu ($79, vegetarian option available) with dishes such as Mangalorean gassi (tiger prawns in a coconut sauce) and Kashmiri nadru (young lotus root in a mint cashew sauce). 33 Scotts Road. Tel: 6836 0055

 

Excerpt from the August 2017 issue of epicure.