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Global gluttony: Food from 28 countries awaits

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.

india Updated: Oct 14, 2012 15:29 IST
Shweta Mehta

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.

Argentina
Consul General Tomas Ferrari recommends: BBQ Tenderloin Sandwich with Chimichuri Sauces
Others on the menu: Fish Empanadas, Wine

Netherlands
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

Czech Republic
Honorary Consul General Rashmi Jolly recommends: Potato pancake, assorted cheeses
Others on the menu: n Chocolate ice cream, Assorted chocolates

Poland
Consul General Janusz Wach recommends: Chicken in aspic, traditional perogi
Others on the menu: Vegetables in aspic, Golabki (stuffed cabbage), Polish vodka

Ethiopia
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:
Australia
Belgium
Canada
China
France
Germany
India
Indonesia
Ireland
Israel
Japan
Korea
Malaysia
Maldives
Russia
Singapore
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Thailand
Turkey
Inited Kingdom
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.