Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Light is celebrated over a few days, each day signifying a story of how good conquered evil in the days of gods and demons. This year, it will be celebrated between the 8th and the 13th of November.
Cooking with Monisha’s annual Diwali Food Walk of Southall is on the 31st of October this year, from 3.30-5.30pm. You will see how the Indian community prepares for Diwali, how some of the sweets are made and the dazzling array of ingredients that will go into the making of feasts in so many homes around the area. Tickets cost only £15 per person and children under 10 go free.
Cooking With Monisha’s brand new supperclub, ‘Malabar Hill’ launches with a spectacular Diwali feast just the way it is enjoyed in many homes in Mumbai, my birthplace. Candles and lanterns create an ambience of romance and festivity while the table is filled with vegetarian delicacies never found in restaurants. Soft music, traditional décor, ancient stories and rangoli patterns create a unique celebratory atmosphere. The supper clubs is on the 15th of November from 6-10pm. Places cost just £36 per person.
The evening will be informal and relaxed. Starters will be served around the room on platters. The main meal will be served buffet style. Indian dress welcome! Places are limited so please book now.