Good food always brings a good mood. And if home food is your jam, then you will love these homegrown brands. ‘Nommers’, the home cuisine collective featured more than 15 food stalls and many homegrown brands at D’Monte Park Recreation Club. Visitors were spoiled for choice, as there was something for everyone to indulge along with cheerful music and a vibrant décor.
We’ve compiled a list of the top 15 homegrown brands we loved:
Smoke by the Sea
Smoke by the Sea is a heavenly place for all things smokey! From cheese to ham and tenderloins to burgers, they sell everything smoked and delicious. With their diverse menu filled with smokey goodness, they strive to introduce patrons to a unique, flavorful experience that leaves an unforgettable impression. Don’t forget to try out their smoked lasagna and tender juicy steak because we absolutely loved it! The flavors of these dishes were simply delightful, a perfect blend of smokiness and tenderness.
Fresh & Healthy Seafood
Fresh and Healthy Seafood is a seafood business that delivers the best quality to your doorstep. With its freshness, quality and selection, it’s no wonder why this seafood brand has become a firm favorite. They served a wide variety of fresh seafood like tiger prawns, clams, lobsters, surmise, squids, pomfrets, sardines, crabs, and many more!
The Blue Gourmet
Eating chocolate is like a hug for the soul; comforting, indulgent, and irresistible. And, there’s no doubt that it is the favorite food of most people. If you also are a chocolate lover, you must explore the Blue Gourmet. It could be your go-to place for tasty artisanal chocolates and ice creams. From the finest ingredients to the most delectable flavors, this is a destination that will satisfy the sweet tooth of even the most discerning connoisseur.
It’s super important to start your day with fresh and nutritious foods. Morning Fresh is a wellness brand that offers natural beverages to kickstart your day. These beverages not only help you stay energized and focused, but they also have the added benefit of being good for you. The best part of the Morning Fresh beverages? It’s also an excellent cure for bad hangovers! Not only is this brand unique, but it’s also completely homegrown – a rarity in the marketplace – making it a hidden gem at Nommaste.
It’s safe to say that most of us would not be able to imagine a proper Indian meal without a serving of tantalizing achaar. And, there’s nothing better than homemade ones. For those of us who are unable to make it at home, Pickle Me is a blessing for them. They serve mouth-watering homemade pickles and spread, delivering them all over the country. One of Nommaste 2023’s top 10 finds, for sure!
Super Millets is an amazing health food store offering stone-ground and preservative-free flours and batters. Their range of preservative-free batters is made with top-quality, organic, unpolished grains for maximum nutrition and flavor. Moreover, they also have a wide range of millets that are both delicious and nutritious.
Tawa House is one of the top spots for a quick and tasty bite. Not only do they cook up delicious burgers, but their fries and sides are some of the best around. Their signature dishes, such as the barbecue wings and crispy chicken burger with black sesame buns, are must-tries for all burger lovers! Stop by Tawa House and try one-thanks us later!
Le Petit Four
Le Petit Four, awarded the Best Pâtisserie 2021, is a wonderful homegrown bakery. It offers a wide variety of freshly-baked goods made with carefully sourced ingredients, ensuring a delicious and unique flavor in every bite. With flavors ranging from traditional French to exceptional creations, Le Petit Four is sure to tantalize the taste buds of any discerning patron!
Estilo Trendz has a huge selection of stylish and unique accessories to choose from, perfect for any occasion. From headbands to earrings, add a touch of fun and personality to any look with these unique hair accessories and jewelry pieces! With their intricate designs and vibrant colors, these accessories will add a special touch of style to any look.
Hangry Bird is a homegrown restaurant that serves hot and fresh delicious food for the soul. They offer a wide variety of dishes, ranging from hearty pizzas to delectable desserts, all made with the freshest of ingredients. Whether you’re looking to grab a quick bite or sit down for a full meal, Hangry Bird is the perfect spot to satisfy your cravings.
Whether you are looking for a full rack of ribs or a succulent steak, Chef Delzad of Delz Kitchen has you covered for all your meaty cravings! We absolutely loved the bunwich. The generous layers of meat and the crunchy pickles made the sandwich truly unforgettable. And the pork was so amazing, definitely one of the top 5 dishes we tasted at the food fair.
The Mexican Box
If you love burritos or tacos with some guac, sour cream, cilantro, and cheese on top, then Mexican Box is the perfect place for you. Delivering authentic Mexican delectables across Mumbai, their delicious combination of flavors and ingredients will leave you wanting more! The burrito bowls are an absolute must – they are packed with flavors and healthy components, making them a great choice for any meal.
When you’re in the mood for some South Indian comfort food at home, Aiyo Patrao is the perfect place to call. From prawns to fish, they have a variety of authentic dishes that will tantalize your taste buds! This is similar to an artist discovering their own palette of colors, with each ingredient becoming part of a unique flavor journey. Ashwin and Marian have created a beautiful culinary landscape that is both innovative and familiar.
Riot of Flavours
With its focus on mindful eating, Riot of Flavours ensures you get the best of both worlds – delicious yet healthy food. We tried their Chana Bateta at the festival and it was hands down the best we’ve ever had. It was so flavorful and had just the perfect balance of spicy, tangy, and sweet. It was so good that we were tempted to lick the plate clean! The texture was also spot on – melted in our mouths. Each bite was a flavourful treat that left us wanting more!