Muskaan Thakur

The lockdown has taught us so much more about cooking. Now that most people can’t wait to wear a toque blanche and the all-mighty apron, restaurants are providing exciting Do-It-Yourself meal kits. From savouries to sweets and even cocktails, every thing can be made at home by pre-ordering these fun kits.
CinCin Mumbai
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Courtesy: Instagram – CinCin Mumbai
This Italian restaurant by Karyna Bajaj has fun DIY Pasta kits. They include freshly hand-rolled pasta, your choice of Nonna style sauce and lots of cheese. Many variants are available. You can choose from Pappardelle, Chitarra or Mezzi Rigatoni. The restaurant also offers a DIY Cocktail kit, Mamma Rossa, in collaboration with Stranger & Sons. You can even order frozen pizzas and frozen lasagna trays.
To order, call +91 9820320842 or +91 9820192068.
Social
Now you can experience the magic of SOCIAL at home with its D.I.Try meal kits. Signature dishes like its legendary Butter Chicken and Chilli Chicken, Hot Tennessee Chicken Wings, Penne in Curried Vegetables, and Achaari Paneer Tikka are available. The kits are packed with fresh, pre-prepped ingredients and recipes.
You can now order it directly from SOCIAL using its own tech-enabled delivery platform.
Sequel
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Courtesy: Instagram – Sequel Mumbai
Sequel has introduced two fancy DIY meal kits for a romantic date night and a nutritious family breakfast. The latter includes overnight soaked chia bowl in coconut milk with almonds, sunflower seeds, topped with peanut butter and raspberry compote; Lacro Fermented vanilla coconut yoghurt bowl, topped with blueberry compote, Kashmiri forest honey and Buckwheat and Rice Sourdough bread with pesto, avocado, microgreens, poached/boiled egg, sea salt blended with aji Limon peppers, and cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil. It is basically a 3-day meal plan for two or can be consumed as a feast by a large family as well. The ingredients come in a jar, accompanied by detailed instructions.
You can place your order from Sequel’s website.
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Le15
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Courtesy: Le15
Chef Pooja Dhingra’s brainchild, Le15 gives you the chance to bake your favourite Le15 goodies at home with two exotic cake mix kits. You can choose from Vanilla Granola Breakfast cake and Chocolate Hazelnut Comfort cake. The kits contain the cake mix, Le15 classic ingredient (depending on the kit selected), mould and a recipe card signed by Chef Pooja. First 50 orders will get a chance to bake along with Chef Pooja on September 27. The last date to pre-order is September 17.
Pre-order from Le15’s website.
Ether Atelier Chocolat
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Courtesy: Ether Atelier Chocolat
Even Ether Atelier Chocolat by Chef Bakhtiani has DIY Bake Along kits; Persian Love Loaf, Blueberry Cornmeal Pancakes, Chocolate Fudge & Peanut Butter Layer Cake, Smoked Flourless Dark Chocolate Cake, Ghanaian Chocolate Chip Banana Bread, and Oat Macadamia Leon Cookies. Featured above is the Persian Love Loaf, a soft crumbed, almond and rosewater cake with green cardamon and candied lemons.
To pre-order, visit its website.
Smoke House Deli
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Courtesy: Instagram – Smoked House Deli
Smoke House Deli by Riyaaz Amlani has a lot of exciting kits in-store for you and your munchkins. The DIY Deli kits come in different vegetarian and non-vegetarian variants; Peri Peri Marinated Chicken; Ras El Hanout Chicken; Penne Arrabbiata; Fusilli in Cheesy Alfredo and more. The junior DIY Deli kits include; Market Vegetables & Cheese Pizza; Chicken Sausage, Onions & Cheese Pizza; and desserts like Flourless Chocolate Mocha Fudge; Chocolate Chip Pancakes; Assorted Cookies, etc. The Chicken Oregano Burger kit featured above comes with a patty, burger buns, lettuce, tomato, BBQ Mayo and cheese sauce, All you have to do is heat up the patty and assemble them.
You can order through their direct delivery platform, Zomato or Swiggy.
Read: Here is why Riyaaz Amlani’s Impresario Handmade Restaurants launched its own food delivery platform
ITC Grand Central
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Courtesy: Instagram – ITC Grand Central
After the great success of their responsible luxury dining experience, Gourmet Couch, ITC Hotels have launched a new initiative, Gourmet in You. Signature meal kits, especially curated by chefs will be offered. Some of the confirmed dishes are Khowsuey, Yasai Yaki Udon Bowl, etc. The kits will contain all the required ingredient and a 5-step guide to help you cook hassle-free.
For ordering, contact 022 67045118 or 022 67045119.
The Sassy Spoon
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Courtesy: Instagram – The Sassy Spoon
The Sassy Spoon by Rachel Goenka has a range of cocktail premixes, Sassy Stirred. Choose from exotic flavours like Bloody Mary, Pina Colada, Sassy Margarita and Very Berry Khatta. All you have to do is mix them with your favourite alcohol.
Place your order from the website.
O Pedro
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Courtesy: Instagram – O Pedro Mumbai
If you are missing O Pedro’s Poee Bread, you are in luck because the restaurant has a Make Your Own Poee Kit. It comes with refined flour, wheat husk, fresh yeast, salt and sugar. O Pedro also has some cool cocktail mixes in-store; Plum Bellini; Canteen Blue Pea Cordial; Basil & Chilli Bloody Mary; and Single-Serve Bloody Mary.
1441 Pizzeria
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1441 Pizzeria has introduced a D-I-Y Pizza Kit. Now you can prepare their signature pizzas at the comfort of your home in just 10 minutes. This kit includes artisan pizza dough, a plethora of vegetables along with meat in case of non-vegetarian alternatives, authentic sauces and cheese. The virants offered include Margherita, Paneer Tikka, Fiama, Meat Craver and Chicken Mexicana.
You can place your order via Zomato or Swiggy.

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