This annual charity event that will be held today could not have had a more apt title. The Oberoi Melting Pot 2012, which the hotel hosts along with The Consular Corps in Mumbai and The Rotary Club of Bombay, will bring together the cultures of 28 countries.
Funds from the event will be donated to four charities — Apne Aap Women’s Collective, Khushi, Muktangan and Mary’s Clan. We speak to four consul generals on what to sample from their countries’ cuisines.
Consul General Tomas Ferrari recommends: BBQ Tenderloin Sandwich with Chimichuri Sauces
Others on the menu: Fish Empanadas, Wine
Consul General and Dean of the Consular Corps Marijke A. van Drunen Littel recommends: Dutch pea soup with sausage
Others on the menu: Stroop wafel and Speculaas (cookies), Dutch cheese with mustard
Honorary Consul General Rashmi Jolly recommends: Potato pancake, assorted cheeses
Others on the menu: n Chocolate ice cream, Assorted chocolates
Consul General Janusz Wach recommends: Chicken in aspic, traditional perogi
Others on the menu: Vegetables in aspic, Golabki (stuffed cabbage), Polish vodka
Consul General Genet Teshome recommends: Yebeg Kay Wot (spicy mutton curry), injera bread (Ethiopian pancake)
Others on the menu:
Kay Yedoro Wot (spicy chicken curry), Kay Kik Wot (spicy dal)
Other participating countries:
United States of America
Oberoi Melting Pot 2012 will be held today from 6-10 pm at the Regal Room, Trident, Nariman Point. Donor passes are available for Rs 3,500. Call 6632 6040 for more.