‘Flavours from the Clay Pot’ at Hilton Garden Inn, Trivandrum

The term ‘Tandoor’ refers to a variety of ovens but the most commonly known used is a cylindrical oven made of clay meant for cooking and baking. According to Dehkhoda Persian Dictionary, the word Tandoor originates from Akkadian ‘Tinûru’ where the ‘tin’ means mud and ‘nuro/nura’ means fire. So it was very apt when the Hilton Garden Inn, Trivandrum decided to name their tandoori food festival as ‘Flavours from the Clay Pot’, The food promotion at the Garden Grille restaurant as part of their dinner buffet aims to provide the foodies of the capital city a peek into the prominent dishes cooked in the Tandoor, the traditional clay oven.

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‘Slice of Italy’ at Hilton Garden Inn, Trivandrum

“Give us this day our daily bread and … Lead us not into temptation…”, so we say every time we recite the Lord’s Prayer. Well, an international food festival during the Lent season is indeed a temptation one can’t resist. After the Konkan food fest last month, the Hilton Garden Inn, Trivandrum is currently hosting an Italian food fest ‘Slice of Italy’ at their Garden Grille restaurant for the connoisseurs of Italian cuisine in the capital city.

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