Christmas is fast approaching, but there's still time to decide on gifts for friends, family, neighbours and the like. Fortunately, the Dishoom Store stocks a range of extremely lovely gifts to suit all manner of recipients (though you may be sorely tempted to keep them for yourself!)
From hard-to-find spices and comforting chai to our beloved naan rolls and gift coins, there are plenty of eclectic gifts and sundries to choose from (no last-minute dashing around required).
Dishoom Cookery Book:– The ultimate guide to many of Dishoom’s signature dishes including the famous Naan Rolls, Black Daal and House Chai.
Dishoom Masala Dabba:– A first-class, quick-start collection of twelve top-quality spices and blends, thoughtfully presented in a lovely dabba. A great foundation for mastering Dishoom recipes and Indian cookery.
Dishoom Tea Towel:– Every home cook will benefit from this generously-sized tea towel made of finest cotton for keeping their rotis warm.
Dishoom Chutneys:– Choose from delectable Apple Chundo, Tamarind & Date Chutney and Chilli Chutney – to daub, dip or dollop as necessary to uplift all manner of dishes, or for a perfect gift, opt for the Dishoom Chutney Gift Set which includes all three as well as little stainless-steel spoons and bowls for serving.
Cookbook Hamper:– Combine all of these top-notch treats into one lovely gift with the all-new cookbook hamper. Featuring the Masala Dabba, Dishoom cookery book and matching turquoise-blue tote bag, Dishoom Tea Towel, Urad Dal (for House Black Daal) and Dishoom Chilli Chutney.
Feast Kits:– The Home Feast contains signature Dishoom dishes, all lovingly prepared by Dishoom chefs to be heated, grilled and garnished at home. The equally delicious Biryani Feast is a celebration of aromatic vegetarian favourites. Kits may be easily upgraded to include a bottle of Integrale sparkling natural wine too.
Bloody Mary Naan Roll Kit:– An at-home antidote to be enjoyed the morning after long-awaited get-togethers. Sore heads will be soothed, hungry bellies satisfied.
Dishoom House Chai Gift Set:– No morning in India starts without masala chai, and at Dishoom it's much the same. Now, we’re thrilled to share the blend we use in the cafés for at-home enjoyment. Dishoom House Chai is available as a tin or as part of a gift set, with two chai glasses, a tea strainer and two of Chef Naved’s favourite biscuit recipes (perfect for chai-dipping).
Permit Room Cocktails:– A collection of highly sippable and satisfyingly strong bottled cocktails. Choose from the India Gimlet, Sonia’s Negroni and Permit Room Old-Fashioned. Or gift all three with the covetable Permit Room Collection gift set.
Dishoom IPAs:– Specially crafted by Mondo Brewing Company, our IPAs are brewed with Citra, Columbus, Galaxy and Pacifica hops to deliver the requisite aroma, fruity citrus notes and clean bitterness.
The Beatles and India 2-CD:– Featuring songs written during The Beatles’ stay in Rishikesh, India including ‘Mother Nature’s Son‘, ‘Revolution‘, ‘Sexy Sadie‘, ‘Dear Prudence‘ and ‘Child of Nature‘ among others.
Dishoom House Chai:– The sort of spicy, sweet chai you will find at Bombay’s innumerable tapris (street stalls), normally poured with great dexterity and skill from arm's length into a small, stout glass.
Dishoom Gift Coins:– At the consent of her Majesty's Treasury, we have minted a Dishoom currency. Each coin is worth ten pounds sterling, and will let them do the choosing. E-vouchers are also available for instant delivery (the forgetful may be forgiven).
Dishoom Tea Towel:– Highest quality, large in size and sporting a rather lovely design. Ideal for keeping breads warm and will be kept for many years to come.
Even the most orderly of hosts can fray under the demands of preparing a successful barbecue. To prevent this, we have provided some crowd pleasing side dish ideas that will both pair optimally with our Barbecue Box and provide popularity with friends and family. Do read on for easy-to-follow recipes.
We’re delighted to have taken part in Dialogues of Diaspora’s new series. Especially as it meant spending time and chatting with our dear friend, the brilliant and effervescent, Shalina Patel. She’s also kindly taken a quick moment to share more on ‘unexpected’ moments in South Asian and British history below. Read on here.
A sudden wide smile. Grateful eyes. Thoughtfully selected gifts adored. For those seeking the smug satisfaction of gifting the very-best Father’s Day gift – peruse below. Socks and slippers (though essential) do not feature. Instead, the Dishoom Store stocks a range of rather charming gifts that will guarantee you continue to be the best-loved child.
Our wonderful friends at Dialogues of Diaspora have done something awesome. Get ready to sit-down and listen-in to eye-opening conversations in their brand-new three-part series which sheds a unique light on the South Asian Diaspora. They unpack interesting views on identity, history, music, fashion – share untold stories and ask thought-provoking questions. We’re so excited to be involved and extremely humbled to be in such talented and wonderful company. Watch Episode One here.