It was a great Saturday evening with Zespri India launching its one of a kind #TheSecretFruitAffair in tandem with ITC Gardenia. We were first introduced with some mocktails and cocktails and asked to find the secret ingredient in all of the dishes. We got a tangy taste and watermelon taste. Then they unveiled the secret ingredient – the Zespri Sungold Kwifruit.
The evening, specially arranged for fruit lovers, saw innovative Kiwifruit dish preparations from each corner of the world such as the Kiwi Sasam ( A kiwi take on the goan dish with the same name), Kiwi Tortilla with a Japanese Twist, Kiwi and Tuna with Spaghetti (Italian) and Kiwi Tarts (European). Chef Yogen Dutta (Executive chef of ITC Gardenia), Chef Kamlesh Joshi, Chef Sasha Fernandes and Chef Arvind Prasad showcased the versatility of this new golden Kiwifruit!
Zespri International Limited is the world’s largest marketer of kiwifruit has launched an all new variety of Kiwifruitwhich is a perfect suitor for the Indian palette. Zespri’s Sungold Kiwifruit tastes of the tropics, sweet mellow, and a delightful mix of mango and melon flavors. . It is a rich source of vitamin C, with one Zespri Kiwifruit providing more vitamin C than an orange. Zespri Kiwifruit fans have been enjoying this vitality for years and scientific studies have proven that eating kiwifruit improves mood and vitality.
Zespri Kiwifruit is also a source of dietary fibre, which is important for keeping the digestive system healthy. Since it has low glycemic index, it is also recommended to diabetics worldwide. An energy power-house, consuming a Sungold Kiwifruit daily is beneficial for women of all ages.
All of us had a great weekend with variety of dishes made out of Sungold Kiwifruits and left there thinking to buy kiwifruits and make it part of our daily diet.
For more information, log on to www.zespri.com/varieties/sungold
About ITC Gardenia:
Luxury comes with a new look at ITC Gardenia. Overlooking the century old Bangalore Club, the hotel is located in the midst of Bengaluru’s most elite neighbourhood. An abode for the indulgent and the aspirational, a sublime confluence of the city’s unhurried past and its dynamic present, ITC Gardenia may be considered a timely reminder that Bangalore has always been India’s ultimate Garden City. The wind-cooled Atrium Lobby, with its vertical hanging gardens, leads out to the Central Courtyard Garden, in the midst of which stands the multi-pillared Lotus Pavilion, inspired by Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace at Srirangapatna – its sloping roofs covered with a lawn of fresh green grass aptly referred to as a ‘Living Room with a Living Roof’
To know more, log on to: www.itchotels.in