I had read about Chef Rohit Ghai and his fabulous creations of contemporary Indian dishes.   The unusual sounding name intrigued me as much as the images of the food I had seen.  Jamavar is named after a rare and exquisite 16th century shawl from Kashmir. Finally I made it to Jamavar with a friend, and upon entering the restaurant, which had a very pleasant and modern interior and soft lighting, a feature I love in any restaurant, I knew … Read More

Babur Indian Restaurant

  I had been hearing really good things about this restaurant called ‘Babur’, named after a Mughal Emperror, in Forest Hill, London.  I tried several times to get there, but my workload came in the way!  Finally, I made it to Babur and was more than pleasantly surprised at Chef Jiwan Lal’s outstanding creations!  He really is one of the most imaginative, skillful and stylish chefs, and I admire all these qualities in a chef.  The food was sensational, presentation … Read More

Visited a wonderful Indian restaurant in Kent

The food and service at  Shampan at the Spinning Wheel in Westerham are excellent.  The food is traditional with a brilliant modern twist and super tasty.  The entire setting is magical and the interior is stunning.  Every Indian food lover should visit this restaurant; if you don’t you will miss out on experiencing how Indian food, in some restaurants like the Shampan, are moving ahead with time.  A classic example of cuisine and culture both being evolutionary. Look at some … Read More