All posts tagged: Gourmet Food


Food Blog ‘Gilt Gourmet’ from Nagaland is Introducing Locals to Gourmet Food from Around the World | Meet the Curators – KT and Grace

Before it fills your stomach, good food often serves as a feast for the eyes – and at times, a memorable cooking experience. Today we have Kt & Grace from Dimapur to guide us into their world of gourmet, and their Insta food blog ‘Gilt Gourmet.’ Sisters and best friends, these food curators from Nagaland have been enthusing their followers with their mouth-watering and eye-catching food photos – captured by them while cafe hopping or cooking at home. Their feed serves as an inspiration to go beyond our familiar food zone, and explore new cuisines, which can be just as enticing and comforting as our North Eastern palate. I chat with Kt and Grace to know more about ‘Gilt Gourmet’, their favorite meals, and even get them to share a super simple Italian recipe! Read on. ‘Gilt Gourmet’ curators – Kt & Grace from Dimapur, Nagaland Deno: Welcome to R&L! Please introduce yourself to our readers. KT & Grace: We’re two sisters and go by the name Kt & Grace. Growing up, our love for …

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Recipe of ‘Spaghetti Aglio e Olio’ by ‘Gilt Gourmet’ Nagaland

We recently had a chat with sisters KT & Grace from Nagaland, who have been enthusing their followers with their mouth-watering and eye-catching food spread through their Insta food blog ‘Gilt Gourmet.‘ We got them to share an easy recipe that will introduce us to the world of gourmet, and they chose  ‘Spaghetti Aglio e Olio’ (meaning spaghetti with garlic and oil) which is a traditional Italian pasta dish from Naples, and loved by foodies all over. Albeit a simple dish with only four (main) ingredients: spaghetti, olive oil, garlic, and chili flakes, the resulting dish will leave you wanting for more! Full recipe below. ‘Spaghetti Aglio e Olio’ recipe by ‘Gilt Gourmet‘ Nagaland Ingredients: 150-170 grams spaghetti ¼ cup olive oil 4-5 garlic cloves (thinly sliced) ½ teaspoon red chili flakes 1/2 teaspoon Oregano 6-7 cherry tomatoes Olives (optional) A handful of baby spinach Salt & black pepper, for taste Fresh parsley or basil leaves for garnish Directions to Make: Prepare the pasta in a pot of salted boiling water until al dente. Drain …


Recipe of ‘Creamy Tuscan Salmon With Spinach’ by Raman Okram from Manipur

Every Saturday is a delight for us as we get to share some of the most amazing recipes, contributed by our followers. We’re dedicating this Saturday to this deliciously easy recipe contributed by Raman Okram –  Creamy Salmon With Spinach. Raman hails from Manipur and has shared recipes with us before as well.  Recipe of ‘Creamy Tuscan Salmon with Spinach’ dish, contributed by Raman Okram from Manipur Ingredients: 1 Salmon fillet (seasoned with salt and pepper) Vegetable oil ( 1 tbsp ) Butter ( 1 tbsp ) Garlic ( 2-3 cloves ) Cherry tomatoes Bunch of spinach Salt and pepper to taste Cream ( 1/4 cup) Parmesan Herbs ( basil/rosemary/thyme ) Lime juice ( 1 tbsp ) Preparations of the dish : Heat the pan and add the vegetable oil Sear the salmon for about 3-4 minutes on all sides and set it aside Add butter, garlic, cherry tomatoes, spinach, and stir fry Add the salt and pepper to taste, then pour the cream over it and shred the Parmesan cheese on top (keep stirring) …