Awards and Media
NamakShamak was published in Sunday edition of Mumbai Mirror and Pune Mirror (The Times Of India) in August 2014 for our Rustic Khandeshi Cuisine.
It was a gloomy monsoon day when we welcomed Joanna Lobo to our humble abode to a rustic home cooked Khandeshi Meal. It was my pleasure and honor to showcase my Cuisine and serve it up with pride.
NamakShamak.com wins IFBA 2016 in Regional Food category!
The 4th Indian Food Bloggers Awards 2016 by FBAI(Food Bloggers Association of India founded by Mr Sameer Malkani and Ms.Saloni Malkani) were hosted at JW Mariott in Juhu on 10th December 2016.The event had many sponsors. Vikroli Cuccina,Godrej Appliances being prominent ones. The Awards were judged by industry stalwarts that included Chefs,Critics and Hosts. Rashmi Uday Singh was the guest of honor, while the jury (chef Vicky Ratnani,Chef Ranveer Brar,Kunal Vijaykar,Rocky Singh and Mayur Sharma,Rushina G)graced the occasion,with celebrated International Celebrity Chef Gaggan Anand,joining virtually via Video conferencing.
Our Blog “NamakShamak.com” came close to winning the Best regional Food Blog ,claiming the Runner Up title for our Khandeshi and Vadvaali Cuisine. It was and honour to receive the award from The Foodie Kunal Vijaykar and be personally felicitated by Chef Vicky Ratnani,Rocky and Mayur later that evening.