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Bitter chocolate

Bittersweet

Text by Ranjabati Das. Photographed by Joshua Navalkar. Styled by Swati Sinha

The essence of boutique brand Ether Atelier Chocolat is rooted in the founder Prateek Bakhtiani’s lived experiences and the stories of the earth that begat the bean. Disarming Ranjabati Das with his candour, the chocolatier and chemistry savant expounds on the intense interaction between his two passions
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Juniper cured atlantic salmon, cauliflower carpaccio, micro greens salad and pommery hollandaise

Juniper Jamboree

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographs by Manpreet Singh

Popular ingredients, juniper berries and fennel seeds, pack quite a punch. The duo takes centre-stage in two innovative offerings and, as Executive Sous Chef Amit Rana and Pastry Chef Abdulla conjure up mouth-watering creations, Verve is intrigued by their theatrics
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