Living Life Happily

Saturday, 19th December. 2015. 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Happiness is a mental or emotional state of well-being defined by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy.   We all agree that HAPPINESS is desired by all age groups, genders and whatever stage of life we are in. Our next chai-chat session is on HAPPINESS. This will provide insight to understand ~ ~ What is happiness? ~ How to attain happiness? ~ How..   Read More

Exotic Chinese

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Wednesday, 22nd April, 2015 11:00am - 2:00pm
Chef Vaibhav Bhargava, Executive Sous Chef, Welcomhotel Sheraton

Chef Vaibhav Bhargava will give us an insight into the world of Exotic Chinese food ~ out of the ordinary  sauces, marinations and stir fries. 1. Peking Vegetable Pancake, Sauteed Bean Curd, Spinach, Garlic, Spice ~ V vegetarian version of Peking Duck Pancake 2. Chonquing Chicken with Dry Chilies ~ NV marinated chicken fried and tossed with dry red chili..   Read More

Kebab & Biryani

Wednesday, 15th April, 2015 11:00am - 2:00pm
Chef Vipul Gupta, Senior Sous Chef, Welcomhotel Sheraton

Chef Vipul Gupta, Senior Sous Chef Welcomhotel Sheraton, is the Dehlavi Cuisine custodian at the Hotel. He will guide us how to make our own mouth watering Kebabs and Biryanis in the traditional way. Learn from him the art of marination to get succulent Kebabs every time and the authentic flavour of Biryani of a bygone..   Read More

Eggless Bakes & Desserts

Wednesday, 25th March 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm
Chef Neha Malhotra, Sous Chef, Welcomhotel Sheraton

Chef Neha Malhotra is the talented Pastry Chef at Sheraton, Saket, New Delhi. In this Workshop she  will share her delicious recipes for Eggless Cakes and Desserts and will guide you step by step on how to make these delicious dishes yourself. You will learn to bake Eggless Cakes and then how to use them in mouth watering, show stopping Desserts that will amaze your..   Read More


Thursday, 19th March, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm
Chef Vaibhav Bhargava, Executive Sous Chef, Welcomhotel Sheraton

Chef Vaibhav Bhargava, Executive Sous Chef,  Pan Asian, Welcomhotel Sheraton, Saket, will demystify the ‘four different styles of sushi’. 1. Asparagus tempura sushi roll with tobanjan mayonnaise ~ V crispy tempura batter fried asparagus with tobanjan (Japanese chili paste ) mayonnaise with negi 2. Vegetarian rainbow sushi roll ~ V pickled vegetables (bellpeppers, spinach, carrot, radish) crusted vegetarian sushi..   Read More

Happy & Healthy 2015


From my Kitchen to Yours, may you and your family have a blessed, happy, healthy, loving and fun filled moments around the dining table. Look forward to meeting you again in 2015 at Sttudio 292.

Festive Bakes for Christmas

Thursday, 27th November, 2014 11:00am - 1:00pm
Chef Neha Malhotra, Sous Chef, Welcomhotel Sheraton

Chef Neha Malhotra, Sous Chef Welcomhotel Sheraton, New Delhi, has magic in her hands as far as baking is concerned. She will share her delicious recipes and guide you on how to make them yourself. Bishop’s Nut Cake, a fruit cake which is a specialty of Sheraton is a must learn. Be guided in how to use puff pastry to..   Read More

Photography as Easy as 1-2-3

Wednesday, 3rd December, 2014 11:00am - 2:00pm
George Paul of 'A Clear Blue Sky'

George Paul of ‘A Clear Blue Sky‘, brings you an opportunity to grasp the basics of photography through a Workshop ‘Photography as easy as 1-2-3’. He will guide you on how to get the best out of your camera, be it a simple point and shoot or a DSLR. Learn about light, angles, composition. With..   Read More

Traditional Christmas Lunch

Wednesday, 10th December, 2014 11:00am - 1:00pm
Chef Parveen Kaur, Sous Chef, Welcomhotel Sheraton

  Chef Parveen Kaur, Sous Chef Welcomhotel Sheraton, New Delhi, has an impressive menu lined up for you and will guide you in making a Traditional Roast Chicken and its stuffing, accompanied with vegetables glazed with barbecue sauce. Learn to make your chicken/vegetable stock from scratch to complete a Hearty Winter Soup. To take the meal to a more exotic level,..   Read More

Fresh Cheese


Dear Friends, We are in the initial process of making Fresh Flavoured Soft Cheese and Feta style Cheese at Sttudio 292. The Cheese is freshly made in small batches from Cow’s milk sourced from a friend’s farm where the cows are grazed on naturally grown grass and hay. In all respects the milk is organic without..   Read More

Children’s Craft Series, Understanding and Planting Herbs


Herb Pots for the Kitchen Window Saturday, 11th October, 2014 11:00am – 12:30pm for age group 5-8 years 4:00pm – 5:30pm for age group 9-12 years Come to Sttudio 292 and learn about the different herbs used in your food everyday. From local Coriander to exotic Basil. Learn how to plant the seedlings in a..   Read More

Children’s Craft Series, Cooking with Herbs


Cooking with Herbs Sunday, 12th October, 2014 11:00am – 1:00pm for age group 5-8 years 4:00pm – 6:00pm for age group 9 -12 years At Sttudio 292 learn about different Herbs and how to use them to make a delicious drink, snacks, chutney and muffins. Use your new found cooking skills to entertain family and friends..   Read More

Children’s Craft Series, Edible Diwali Gifting


Edible Gifts for Diwali   Saturday, 18th October, 2014 11:00am – 1:00pm for age group 5-8 years 4:00pm – 6:00pm for age group 9-12 years Make your own Diwali Gift hampers. At Sttudio 292 learn how to make delicious Ladoo, Biscuit and Fudge to gift family and friends over the Diwali season.  Hands on class with all..   Read More

Children’s Craft Series, Diwali Gifting, Diyas


Decorate Diyas for the Festival of Lights Sunday, 19th October, 2014 11:00am – 12:30pm This year light up your home for the Festival of Lights, Diwali, with beautiful Diyas. At Sttudio 292, come learn to decorate diyas in beautiful colours and designs. Use paint and other decorative embellishments to make your diyas one of a kind…   Read More

Baking Master Class by Usha Paul, Sugar Shack

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Wednesday, 24th September, 2014 Thursday, 25th September, 2014 11:30am – 3:00pm Baking expert Usha Paul of Sugar Shack is coming to Sttudio 292 to take you through the intricate steps of baking your cupcakes and cakes to perfection and then topping them up with a variety of flavoured icings. She is going to guide you in a..   Read More

Hand- made Fresh Pasta

Thursday, 18th September, 2014 3pm - 5pm
Chef Parveen Kaur, Sous Chef, Welcomhotel Sheraton

Learn to make your own hand made fresh pasta from scratch from Chef Parveen Kaur. She will take you through the various steps of kneading, rolling, shaping, filling, cooking and storing your own hand made fresh pasta. Under her expert guidance, see how to make Fettuccini, Gnocchi and various stuffed pastas like Ravioli, Tortellini, Cannelloni with exotic fillings. To..   Read More

Workshop on Better Parenting, Dr.Aradhana Sharma


Tuesday, 16th September, 2014 11:30am – 1:30pm Parenting is not just an art – PARENTING is serious business. Through sheer tact and patience one can make it a very rewarding experience, on the contrary the lack of insight may turn it into a living nightmare. Very often, we find ourselves rocked by emotions. Disappointment in ourselves or..   Read More

Bonsai Workshop

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Sunday, 31st August, 2014 11:30 am – 1:30 pm The word “Bon-sai” (often misspelled as bonzai or banzai) is a Japanese term which, literally translated, means “planted in a container”. This art form is derived from an ancient Chinese horticultural practice, part of which was then redeveloped under the influence of Japanese Zen Buddhism. It has been..   Read More

University Survival 101 Cooking Workshop

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Wednesday, 30th & Thursday, 31st July 11:00 am – 2:00 pm If your child is leaving home to study or just needs to be self sufficient in the kitchen, then this course is a must. Simple, nutritious and budget friendly recipes to keep the hunger pangs at bay. Requiring only a stove top, microwave/oven, a..   Read More

Home made Breads and Refreshing Salads

Wednesday, 23rd July, 2014, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. There is nothing more inviting than the aroma of freshly baked bread. Warning : Once you’ve learnt how to make your own bread, you may never buy another loaf from the market. Wholewheat Brown Bread, Olive and Herb Focaccia, 2 Wholesome Summer Salads Learn how to..   Read More

Baking with Fresh Summer Fruit


Thursday, 17th July, 2014, 11:00 am – 2:00pm Summer brings with it a variety of delicious fruits…..mangoes, plums, cherries, peaches. This bounty is begging to be used in fresh bakes and desserts. Cherry Clafoutis, Scottish Shortbread with Plum Preserve, Mango – Lemon Curd Trifle Learn how to make : A Cherry Clafoutis Plum Preserve Scottish..   Read More

Children’s Edible Craft Workshops


Creative fun with food for children aged 5 to 13 Sttudio 292 offers cooking classes to children in a safe environment that encourages discovery and creativity. While learning food preparation skills is the main ingredient at Sttudio 292, each class adds a heap of kitchen safety, a scoop of etiquette, a handful of table setting,..   Read More

Online Cook – Along

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Dear Friends, This is for the Bakers, Cooks, experienced – inexperienced, novices in the kitchen or anyone just looking for some cooking fun. I’m starting an online Cook-Along, where I will post a recipe taken from a Cook book, a food blogging site or a well known Author and you can follow the recipe and..   Read More

March 2014

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Dear Friends, I have received many calls, mails and reminders for the Workshops to be held in March. It feels really good that you all look forward to my Mailers and Workshops. Thank you for appreciating my creative meanderings and please bear with me for not putting up the March Calendar yet. The reason for..   Read More

Pop Art Exhibition


Friday 28th, February – Saturday 1st, March, 2014 11:00 am to 5:00 pm ‘The art around Pop Culture is young, brash and fun. It’s a mode of change, subjects being iconic in nature and abstract in expression. It doesn’t look like a painting of something, it looks like the thing itself. ‘ Tina Bhasin learnt how..   Read More

Front Page Gurgaon Times, 25/02/2014

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Article about the Children’s Culinary Workshops at Sttudio 292.   This is a result of a funfilled learning journey which started 12 years ago in Laburnum. A big thank you to the past and present children of Laburnum and their friends who attended my classes. The Cooking Classes were as much fun for me as..   Read More

Strawberries Galore

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Sat., 15th February, 2014 11:30 am – 1:30 pm 1. Strawberry Banana Smoothie 2. Iced Strawberry Cupcakes 3. Pancakes with Strawberry Sauce 4. Strawberries dipped in Dark & White Chocolate Demo/Hands on Workshop 10 spaces only. Rs.1000 for you and your best friend

A Romantic Dinner for Two


Wednesday, 12th February, 2014 11:30 am – 2:30 pm 1. Spring Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette 2. Rice Rissoles 3. Vegetable Lasangne 4. Garlic Herb bread 5. Hot molten Chocolate Cupcakes Enroll for the Workshop and your partner gets to join for FREE Demo/Hands On Workshop 10 spaces only. Rs.1000 per couple

What is Chocolate?


Chocolate is heartwarming and delightful, sweet and sinful, A comfort food that quickly elevates your mood, A way to express your love, And a symbol of Valentines Day. That is Chocolate !!!! Workshop – I Friday, 7th February, 2014 11:30 am – 2:30 pm 1. Hand rolled Liquor Truffles 2. Roast Almond Clusters 3. Strawberries..   Read More


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Strawberry “Give me a Strawberry for Valentine’s Day, Send the Cards and Cupids away, ‘Cause a Strawberry sliced resembles a heart, And the red stands for Passion & Desire on your part, It embodies New life & Sweetness too, There’s no need for ‘I Love You’, I know that you do.” Workshop – I Tuesday,..   Read More

January, 2014


Dear Friends,   New Year Greetings from Sttudio 292 !!! It’s the beginning of a new year and a new season at Sttudio 292. We are forming a new and more intensive calendar of Workshops. We also want to share our being in the news with you. It has given us a further impetus to..   Read More

Oranges and Lemons

Oranges and lemons   Friday, 20th or Saturday, 21st December, 2013   11:30am – 1:30pm   Its the season of delicious oranges and the lemons are just right for making pickles. Come learn how to use these in making a sweet dish and a variety of pickles like your grandmother/mother used to make. Awadhi sweet..   Read More

Lebanese Mezze


Lebanese Mezze Platter Wednesday, 18th December, 2013   11:30am – 1:30pm For easy entertaining, a Lebanese Mezze Platter is the sure shot answer. Everything is prepared ahead and set before the guest to assemble in the way they like best. Marinated Olives, Chickpea Hummus, Tzatziki, Falafels, Pickled Vegetables, Fattoush Salad, all served with Pita bread…   Read More

Children’s Craft Series – Xmas


X’mas Craft Saturday, 14th December, 2013   11:30am – 1:30pm   Fill your house with the spirit of Christmas! Come to Sttudio 292 and learn to make Wreaths for your front door, Stockings to hold your presents, Shiny Stars for your Christmas Tree and Reindeer Headbands for yourself. Hands on class. All supplies included. Appropriate..   Read More

Knitting Club

  Tuesday, 3rd December, 2013 Saturday, 14th December, 2013 11:30am – 1:00pm   Winter is coming up. Have you always wanted to learn to knit but didn’t know where to start? If you are a novice wanting to start or you know how to knit but want to brush up your skills and progress to..   Read More

Kitchen Garden Series – Winter Greens

Wednesday, 11th December, 2013  11:30am – 1:30pm Come plant interesting winter greens like Celery, Broccoli, Iceburg Lettuce, along with various herbs. After the planting, we will cook an innovative lunch featuring the same vegetables, in a Waldorf Salad, Broccoli in Bechamel Sauce along with an Iceburg Lentil Salad. Hands on class with all supplies included…   Read More

Versatile Carrot

Thursday, 5th December, 2013 11:30am – 1:30pm Its the season of the versatile carrot. Cook your family’s favourite carrot recipe, sweet/sour/savory, and come to Sttudio 292 with your dish to share it with an appreciative group of fellow carrot lovers. Whether its Sweet like gajar ka halwa, gajar ki kheer, barfi, cake; Sour like a..   Read More

Cakes Without the Guilt

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Friday, 29th November, 2013 11:30am – 1:30pm   Want to make your cake and eat it too!!!! 3 delicious, healthy cakes your family will love, using fruit and vegetables, with simple frostings. Beetroot Brownies Banana Walnut Cake Carrot Cake topped with super healthy Cream Cheese frosting.   Hands on/Demo Class.   10 spaces only. Rs.750..   Read More

Kitchen Garden Series – Salad Leaves

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Saturday, 23rd November, 2013 11:30am – 1:30pm Its the season for fresh salad leaves. Plant different types, like Red Arugula, Butter leaf lettuce, among others in a trough to take home and use throughout the winter season. Also learn different types of innovative salads using the salad leaves with dressings, served with home made Focaccia bread…   Read More

A Meal In 30 Minutes – Chicken 3 Different Ways

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Tuesday, 19th November, 2013 11:30am – 1:30pm Let Chicken be the star of your dinner table. 3 simple, quick recipes cooked under 30 mins each, accompanied by vegetables, pasta and rice. Lime Thai Mince with Egg fried Rice, Devilled Chicken with Mashed Potatoes and Sauted Vegetables, Chicken Stroganoff with Fettuccine Pasta. Hands on/Demo Class. 10..   Read More

Journey into Yoga – Yoga without the Mat

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Thursday, 14th November, 2013 11:30am – 1:30pm Feeling cramped sitting at your office desk, on the long car rides in traffic jams or in front of TV? Come learn to relax your neck, shoulders, hands, knees, ankles and toes. All this while sitting on a chair, no yoga mat required. Vandana Ghadiali, a yoga teacher..   Read More

Kitchen Garden Series – Terrariums


Sunday, 20th October, 2013                & Tuesday, 22nd October, 2013 11:30am – 2:00pm Terrariums are miniature landscapes in clear containers. They are easy to make and incredibly low-maintenance. They make unique gifts and are very impressive to look at. Come learn how to make one and then enjoy making..   Read More

Elegant Appetisers

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Saturday, 19th October, 2013 11:00am – 1:30pm Entertaining and want to enjoy your own party. Come get ideas for effortless entertaining from a whole buffet table of elegant appetisers, from platters to individual servings. Quick easy recipes to get your party off to a flying start. Be a guest at your own party and enjoy the..   Read More


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Wednesday 16th October 2013 2:00pm – 4:00pm A workshop for children to bring out the inner artist in them. Have fun learning to make different patterns, using different mediums and lots of colour to make festive Rangoli for the entrance of your house.  Hands on class. All supplies included. 10 spaces only. Rs.500 per person

Solo Art Exhibition – Shashi Ahuja


Fri-Sat, 20-21st September, 2013 11:00am – 6:00pm The ultimate aim of the seeker is to attain long lasting happiness. Shashi marvels at the magic wand of the creator. Her mind expands and her spirit soars at the sight of Natures creation whether it is a Cave, Morning Mist, Water or Cosmic Energy. Art is an..   Read More

Kitchen Garden Series – Grow your own Herbs


Tuesday, 17th September, 2013 11:30am – 1:30pm Cooking something exotic and can’t find the fresh herb in the market. Come to Sttudio 292 and learn to pot and grow your own herbs. Step by step you will be guided in the techniques of planting your seedlings and seeds of various herbs in a single pot. Information and..   Read More

Apples in Abundance


Thursday, 5th September 2013 11:30am – 1:30pm Its that time of the year again, when the market is flooded with local apples from Himachal Pradesh. The Red Delicious variety, crunchy, juicy, tart yet sweet. And we have had a bumper crop this year. So come to Sttudio 292 for a cook-along featuring the delicious apple.  Bake it,..   Read More

Children’s Edible Craft Workshop


Sttudio 292 held its much awaited Children’s Edible Craft Workshop on June 19, 2013. Inspite of much groaning from both parents and children about being away on holiday on the day the workshop was going to be held, we still held it for the few remaining back in Gurgaon. On the menu was Coleslaw Sandwiches,..   Read More

Bake – Along, Chocolate


Sttudio 292 hosted its first Bake-Along on Tuesday, June 11th. The ingredient chosen for this Bake-Along was the universal favourite Chocolate. Participants were invited to spend a morning sharing their favourite chocolate cake, biscuit or dessert with other enthusiastic bakers over coffee at Sttudio 292.  Every participant brought 1 item with chocolate in it and..   Read More

Truly Thai by Rred Hot Cafe


Truly Thai, the culinary class by Rred Hot Café, had complete registrations within 1/2 hour of promotion. This is because the taste and authenticity of the food by Rred Hot Café is undeniably good. People who had tasted their food before or not, all wanted to learn how to make delicious Thai food from the..   Read More


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Ok, people summer is really here. No more lovely showers to cool the evenings. The heat and hot winds are taking a toll already and nobody is looking forward to June. Taking the heat into consideration, the first event hosted at Sttudio 292 was a success. A Wellness Workshop “Women’s Health for Menopause” was held by senior..   Read More

culinary . art . wellness


I’ve been cooking -reading and chatting about cooking – for many years. Ive long dreamt of owning my own cooking studio and sharing my passion for great food with others. I invite you to join me in the fulfillment of this dream. Sttudio 292 is a space centered around food, fun and interactive culinary experiences…   Read More