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Sun, 23 Jun

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The Boathouse, Paddington W2

Hetal & Punam's Gujarati Feast

A supper club celebrating our gujarati heritage through a fresh lense.

Hetal & Punam's Gujarati Feast
Hetal & Punam's Gujarati Feast

Time & Location

23 Jun 2024, 12:00 – 15:30

The Boathouse, Paddington W2, Pontoon A, Paddington Basin, 37 N Wharf Rd, London W2 1AF

About the event

We invite you to Hetal & Punam's Gujarati Feast on Sunday 23rd June! 

Through a series of dishes, Hetal and Punam bring their unique stories to the table, interconnected by their Gujarati roots. Born and brought up in two faraway places, each chef's food is a representation of the traditions passed down through generations, interpreted in our own way. Come along as we take you on a journeysharing how our stories, whilst different, are so interconnected. 

MENU

Welcome Drink & Canapes

Hibiscus Jal Jeera

Crispy Thepla Crackers

Appetizers

Vaghareli Dahi & Muthiya

Hasselback Potato Chaat

Main Course

Brussel Sprouts Shaak with Rotli

Gujarati Tuvar Daar & Bhaat

Watermelon & Tomato Kachumber Salad

Dessert & Afters

Lemon Cardamom Rose Posset

Pistachio Butter Biscuits

Masala Chai

Please note:  The menu is fully vegetarian. Due to the nature of these dishes, we cannot cater for gluten-free or vegan dietary requirements. Whilst we take the utmost precautions, the food is prepared in a small kitchen therefore the supper club is not suitable for anyone with serious allergies. 

About Hetal 

Hetal Vasavada grew up in New Jersey in a family of wonderful Gujarati home cooks who raised her on chai, cardamom-spiced shortbreads, and sweet puddings. After a cross-country move, Vasavada started to recreate the flavours of her childhood—this time in her own style—which eventually landed her a spot on Gordon Ramsay’s MasterChef, where she was the show’s first Hindu vegetarian contestant. Vasavada is the author of Milk and Cardamom; has a successful Instagram channel (@milkandcardamom), blog (milkandcardamom. com) and online pop-up bakery; and is a contributor at Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Cherry Bombe, Eater, Food52, and more. Hetal is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

About Punam 

A born and raised East Londoner, Punam Vaja grew up in a large traditional  Gujarati family with roots in India and East Africa. Growing up, food was at the heart of every family gathering, no matter how many people turned up, everyone was welcome and there was always food. In 2018, Punam launched Khao Suppers, a homage to the dishes and stories of her childhood presented through a series of supper clubs, brunch events and workshops. Her supper clubs have been lauded as one to watch by CN Traveller, bringing a fresh outlook to classic Gujarati home cooking with innovative touches without losing authentic flavours. Based in London, Punam has taken her supper clubs around London, Portugal and beyond. 

The Venue

Join us on a beautiful longboat in the Paddington Basin, The Boathouse. The venue is not step-free so please contact us regarding accessibility.

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