Tuscany comes to Mumbai at Prego this summer!


This summer, Prego at the Westin Mumbai Garden City is bringing food lovers an authentic scrumptious Tuscan food festival that promises to be an unforgettable experience.

Italian Food is one of the most popular fares in the world but the truth is that it is made of various regional Italian cuisines. This sunny Season The Westin Mumbai Garden City is all set to celebrate the charm of Tuscan gastronomy through its simplicity, characterized by pure, strong flavors and fresh ingredients.

Celebrating the original tastes of Toscana, guests can experience food innovation and artistry come alive at the fun dining Italian venue Prego from 29th May to 14th June 2015. The Tuscany region prominent for its art, scenic beauty, architecture, culture and cuisine is located in central Italy along the Tyrrhenian coast and home to some of the world’s most notable wines. Based on the Italian idea of buon cibo Tuscan food is famed for its simplicity & peasant styled delicacies using locally sourced ingredients and wholesome flavors.


Executive Chef Rahul Dhavale and his team of talented chefs have crafted an exquisite menu comprising of high-quality ingredients that bring out the natural flavors in each dish. Well – balanced, simple, rooted in the soil, and yet a refined menu Prego pays an ode to Tuscany that captures the true essence of the native food. The menu will feature Tuscan favorite’s – Farm Fresh- local produce, truffles, sea food, meats, Soups, cheese, steaks, ethnic pastas & wine inclusions.

The handpicked delicacies in the menu offer a bouquet of traditional Antipasti’s and an assortment of mains like Tuscan summer bread salad Panzanella, Pre-Cooked bread –thickened vegetable soup Ribollita, Handmade pasta ribbons with chicken liver, sage & butter Pappardelle, ethnic pasta Pici & Pasta Rustica, Ricotta and spinach dumplings with truffles Gnudi Di Ricotta E Spinaci Al Tartufo, Sea bass fillet poached in light stock &  mixed vegetable Branzino all’acqua cotta and many more scrumptious selections accompanied with delectable & admired Tuscan Wines. End this feast with homemade Limoncello & Gelatos and mouth watering desserts like White Chocolate & Coffee Parfait with Espresso Sauce & Hazelnut Meringue and Florentine cake, balsamic strawberries salad with dark chocolate ice-cream and poached pears and notable Tuscan Rice Cakes Massa Carrara.

Take home an authentic yet innovative dining experience from the modest kitchens of Tuscany accompanied with the finest Italian wines at Prego, The Westin Mumbai Garden City.

I’ll be heading to ‘little Italy in Goregaon’ on Saturday for a vicarious experience of Tuscany!

Exotic Gringo (Kaushal Karkhanis)

Leading an experimental life as a digital nomad, I started traveling in 2007 while choosing to shuttle between Goa and Mumbai as 'home'. An epic life-changing trip to South America an year later gave birth to this blog, Exotic Gringo.