In partnership with Goa’s Cavatina restaurant, The Lodhi in New Delhi is offering a slice of Goan paradise through an exclusive pop-up
July 5, 2022: Goa is synonymous with beaches, forts and parties. However, this colorful place also offers some of the finest culinary experiences.
Located in the heart of South Goa, Cavatina is a hidden gem for contemporary Goan food, showcasing the region’s local cuisine fused with a bit of European influence. The restaurant is the brainchild of Chef Avinash Martins, who brings back the treasure trove of forgotten recipes from the Saraswat and Portuguese communities and presents them in a reimagined, farm-to-table format.
A Goan of Indo-Portuguese heritage, Chef Martins is focused on his endeavour to keep Goan cuisine intact. At Cavatina, he recreates local flavours in a novel way through his inventive approach. Chef Martins offers a refreshing take on age-old recipes by striking the right balance between contemporary sensibilities and traditional roots.
For his pop-up at The Lodhi, New Delhi, Chef Martins has curated an exquisite Tapas menu and a seven-course culinary journey that encapsulates a variety of Goa’s food cultures and transports diners to the tropical climes.
The signature menu includes the Pao De Queso (cheese-stuffed pao), Mushroom Bisque, Tender Coconut & Water Chestnut Crudo, and Dehydrated Koyloleo Cannoli with Veg Caldin. For those who love Goan seafood, no meal can be complete without the Seafood Bisque, Prawn & Water Chestnut Crudo, and Squid Caldeirada.
The main course features creations like Banana Leaf Wrapped Seabass, Stuffed Chicken Roulade, Duck Cabidel, Cashew Jalapeño Koji Mushroom Stir-Fry with Jasmine Rice, and Smoked Eggplant Mousse with Mango Pickle Aioli, amongst others. To finish the feast, guests can relish Cashew Chikki Topped with Vanilla Crème.
Get an authentic taste of Goenkarponn on a plate with Cavatina’s extraordinary fusion of flavours at Elan from July 15 to 23, 2022 for lunch and dinner.