By Hand From The Heart: One Show, Many Stories!

By Hand From The Heart is a curated makers market event in Chennai, South India. UPCOMING EVENT: 24th – 25th, AUGUST, CROWNE PLAZA, CHENNAI

Schedule: Food Talks at By Hand From The Heart Makers Market

Food talks over tasting sessions, food pairing and cooking demonstrations by artisanal food producers, makers, farmers and entrepreneurs. This will be held on both the days at By Hand From The Heart: MAKERS MARKET – 18th Edition.

Friday – Saturday, 5th – 6th August, 2016
Market Hours: 10 a.m to 8 p.m
Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park
132, T.T.K Road, Alwarpet, Chennai – 600018, Tamil Nadu. India

Limited Seats. Entry is free.



You can book your seat online! Click the image or the link mentioned below



1. The softer side of coffee
Speaker Sanjoy Gupta, Estate Craft, Bangalore

  • 5th August 2016
    11.30 a.m

Duration: 30 minutes (Talk: 15 minutes | Brewing & Tastings: 15 minutes )

Learn how to differentiate the taste between different types of coffee and coffee from different origins and how to appreciate the softer side of good coffee.

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2. Implications of Bio Dynamic farming on the flavor profile of tea!
Speaker Suresh Nanjan, Teaneer

  • 5th August 2016
    1.00 p.m
  • 6th August 2016
    12.15 p.m

Duration: 30 minutes (Talk: 15 minutes | Brewing & Tastings: 15 minutes)

Teaneer takes you through the new farming concept of Bio Dynamic Farming and its implications on our favorite drink – Tea! You will get to taste different brews of the same tea leaves and you will be able to tell the difference!

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3. Fine Chocolate Appreciation Session
Speaker L Nitin Chordia, Cocoatrait, Chennai

  • 5th August 2016
    2.00 p.m – 2:45 p.m
  • 6th August 2016
    3:35 p.m – 4:15 p.m

Duration: 45 minutes (Talk, tasting and pairing)

Cocoatrait takes you through a journey of chocolate making and the right way to appreciate fine chocolates! Once you have learnt that art of fine chocolate appreciation, you get to taste 6 fine chocolate bars handpicked by L Nitin Chordia,India’s only certified chocolate taster! Nitin has conducted this tasting session in the UK and Amsterdam.

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4. The secrets of Making Jams in the Himalayas!
Speaker Rebecca Maria Vaz, Bhuira Jams, Himachal Pradesh

  • 5th August 2016
    3:00 p.m – 3:45 p.m
  • 6th August 2016
    2:45 p.m – 3:30 p.m

Duration: 45 minutes (Talk / Tastings & Pairings and Jam Making Demo)

Bhuira Jams takes you through the Bhuira jam making journey. Rebecca will make banana jam using the local MalaiValaipalam and Poovan variety in the authentic and delicious Bhuira way! A 1st attempt. We shall also demonstrate the alternate uses of Jams/Preserves and you get to taste them too!

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5. What’s on your plate?
Speaker Jitendra Prasad, DOOR 2 DOOR Organics, Chennai

  • 5th August 2016
    5.30 p.m
  • 6th August 2016
    1:30 p.m

Duration: 30 minutes ( Talk: 15 minutes & Tastings: 15 minutes)

In this conversation, DOOR 2 DOOR Organics will help you re-discover and experience someforgotten herbs, vegetable and rice varieties.They will briefly discuss the kind of chemicals and pesticides used in our daily food and bust some myths about Organic Food. There would be tastings of 5 varieties of basil teas, some salads made out of organic veggies and a unique heirloom variety black rice desert.

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6. Bees at work! Rediscovering Honey via tastings – Naturally!
Speaker: Sridhar Lakshmanan, Madhumeeta Honey (from Ecologin), Chennai

  • 6th August 2016
    11.00 a.m

Duration: 30 minutes (Talk: 15 minutes | Tastings: 15 minutes)

With recent revelations that “About 75% of vegetables, fruits and nuts are pollinated by bees”, it is imperative that we protect and preserve them and enjoy their honey without causing them and nature any harm. Madhumeeta Honey will demonstrate how honey is procured/collected without harming the bio- diversity and the bees themselves and made available without any processing. You will get to experience Raw, Mono Floral and Polyfloral honeys. You will also get to taste a unique and rare honey produced by dammer bees or stingless bees which are very small in size and produce very little quantity of honey!

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LINKS: 18th Edition Makers Market Event Page | Facebook  | Instagram | Twitter | Blog


5 comments on “Schedule: Food Talks at By Hand From The Heart Makers Market

  1. Giri Kumar
    July 20, 2016


    The events list is very interesting and would like to participate in all the events. Pl. do register my name and confirm the same.

    S.Giri Kumar / Male/ 63

  2. Thamima Shamsuddin
    July 21, 2016

    Well I am so excited by all this… will I be able to prebook my place ? I especially want to attend the talks on chocolate and the one on jam making…..

  3. khushmohanganesh
    July 29, 2016

    Can’t wait to attend these sessions

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