Let us explore the yummy and quirky options available in Kochi this summer!
Summer is here with its blazing heat and what better way to relax than to chill out with a cool refreshing drink, smoothie or a bowl of fresh salad. With rising mercury levels, it is important to stay hydrated and healthy with a good dose of fruits, vegetables, salads and soups. RITZ scouts through the Queen of the Arabian Sea to explore some yummy and quirky options available online and offline to beat the heat this summer!
Compiled By: Riya Sonny Datson
Quality, cleanliness and zero wastage are the three core ideas behind the work culture at this chic restaurant. Which is also the reason why ‘French Toast’ has been topping the charts as one of the most popular restaurants in Kochi ever since its inception. After the success of their first outlet, they recently launched a studio at Kacheripady which has become a favourite hotspot for people across all ages.
And this summer, their menu will have not just yummy French toast, patisserie and assorted breads but salads and fresh fruit juices to brace the heat! Their freshly squeezed orange juice is already a best seller and they have more fruitalicious items coming up on their menu. They would be hosting summer themed Sunday Brunch that would have everything from a delectable brunch spread to pop up stores, pet friendly spaces, creative workshops and summer camp for kids. This space is buzzing with fun and energy!
This is an online company based in Kochi that delivers all-natural premium cold-pressed juices without any preservatives, additives or artificial colors. They curate made to order premium cold pressed drinks that are delivered across Kochi city! The products have a shelf life of 72 hours if kept between 3°C – 7°C and are high in enzymes, anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals as each bottle has close to 1kg of fruits in them.
Raw Squeezed promises a tantalizing memory of flavors that offer rejuvenation and freshness. Their juice programs are made of time-tested combinations of fruits, nuts, and vegetables. Raw squeezed premium cold pressed juices are priced at INR 150 and are packed in high quality glass bottles to reduce environmental footprint. The brand also offers salads and soups that will be delivered fresh at your doorstep! Check Out www.rawsqueezed.com
The first thing that comes to your mind when one says Fruit Bae are fruit shots! Yes, fresh fruit juice served in shot glasses! This little juice bar that is relatively a new addition in Kochi, already has outlets in Kakkanad, Edappally and Salim Rajan Road and has opened their next outlet in Thrissur. It is indeed a fruit lover’s paradise and the signature offering here are the fruit shots made from fresh fruit juice without water or any additives/preservatives.
Four fruit shots are priced at INR 90. The brand has a huge social media following that features most of the Mollywood celebrities trying out their signature fruit shots! Fruit Bae also has a wide choice of milk shakes, smoothies, fruit juices and other fruity concoctions that are ideal for the summer!
Eat Green is an online site that delivers healthy salads to suit one’s needs. The concept being ‘say no to junk food’ and staying healthy through fresh salads. Priced between INR 170 -330, they offer vegetarian, non-vegetarian (Chicken, fish, egg, shrimp) salads, grain bowls and vegan options.
Eat Green offers fresh and nutritious salads right at your door step. They also offer 3 /5 day subscription plans for lunch and dinner that will help you plan ahead. Check Out http://eatgreen.co.in or whatsapp your orders to 9605644433.
Want to chill out with friends at home and make your own smoothies, puddings and milk shakes? Rachel’s Orchard delivers fresh fruit concentrates of passion fruit, orange and mint, strawberry, guava, lemon and ginger right at your door step. They are made from farm fresh fruits that are grown at their private orchards in Nilgiris and Vadanmedu. The concentrates are made without the use of artificial preservatives, flavours or colourings and are hence far healthier.
They sell through outlets in Cochin, Thrissur, Trivandrum and Mangalore. The brand will soon be launching other products like pickles, strawberry preserves and blackberry preserves. Call on +91 9447177188 to place your orders. Check out their website for recipes to try out this summer. www.rachelsorchard.com