Baking Nankhatai, the Desi-style Cookie

Published: 07th January 2016 06:16 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th January 2016 06:16 AM   |  A+A-

The Bombay Irani cafe and bar, SodaBottleOpenerWala,  organised a special master class on Nankhatai by the renowned bakery chef Akshata Karkaria at Jubilee Hills on Wednesday. Akshata, a selftaught hobby chef,  acquired the Parsi cooking secrets from her mother-in-law Bachi Karkaria and her lovely neighbours. The chef, who is bakery and R&D Chef at SodaBottleOpenerWala, Mumbai calls baking  and comfort foods her passions. Akshata created some of her own baking and comfort foods which are derived from her learning and passion for food.

The class was turned into a fun session  with the chef Akshata sharing her personal culinary secrets and offering a modern and stylish approach to making Nankhatai. She interacted  with the participants and gave useful cooking tips while demonstrating  few of her most popular recipes like flourless nankhatai, chocolate peanut butter cheesecake and a mouth watering dessert. The event received fantastic response from the ladies  who were seen having a great time interacting with chef and trying out the delicious nankhatai with Irani  chai and gossip.

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