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Ride the wave of flavor and beat the summer heat at Zafran
August 24, 2014, 3:54 pm

Zafran, the contemporary Indian restaurant by Foodmark, is excited to introduce guests to its Summer Celebration menu which relishes the fresh and fruitier flavors of the season. The menu is filled with a range of cool and refreshing fruit based beverages, salads and the best offerings this summer. Guided by a philosophy that seeks to blend cultural authenticity with mainstream accessibility, Zafran is lauded for its eclectic menu of contemporary specialties.

The limited-time offering, available till 30 September features an indulgent range of beverages which includes new summer refreshers, shakes and chillers based on the tastes that are in trend this season – coconut water, kiwi, pomegranate, lemon and berries. Signature fruity refreshers include Watermelon & Mint Smash, Adraki Nariyal Pani (fresh tender coconut water with ginger and honey), Kiwi Mojito and Mango & Orange Splash. In addition to those Zafran adds a splash of flavor with its spiced and not so spiced Jai Jeera Soda (a revitalizing concoction of mint, cumin, chaat masala, lemon juice, soda) and Pomegranate Blush.

Treat your taste buds to the perfectly created smooth chillers comprising of Avocado Shake, Pinacolada, Berrylicious and Mango Peachy to name a few. Summer is incomplete without thick and delicious shakes; Zafran’s new shakes are all made with fresh fruit blended together with ice cream to create a refreshing beverage for any time of day. With 5 different options to choose from, these shakes are the perfect choice for a hot summer day.

Meticulously created with healthy ingredients to cool off the heat, customers can opt for salads comprising cooling ingredients such as the “Wild Rocca and Pomegranate Salad” or “Watermelon and Feta Salad”. Local ingredients including wild rocket, pine nuts, balsamic honey and fresh rocca are also added catering to the taste palettes of customers.

A signature specialty to indulge in is the ‘Kulfi’ - a traditional Indian dessert eaten specially in summers. Zafran has incorporated the fruitier version to include ‘Strawberry Kulfi’ and the ‘Casatta Kulfi’, which come as a tri - flavour kulfi comprising of mango and pistachio flavor along with the regular malai. Zafran has also introduced the ‘Chickoo Kulfi’ that is not too common in the region.

Speaking about the summer celebration menu, Zafran Brand Chef, Gaurav Singh said: “We strive to continuously expand our offerings with new, great-tasting beverage and desserts to offer novelty our guests. We look very closely to our guest’s preferences and seize opportunities to raise the bar. With ever changing preferences, our guests rely on us to stay ahead of the curve and that’s exactly what we’ve done with our summer celebration menu.”

The summer celebration menu is packed with refreshing in-season fruits and Zafran uses only the freshest ingredients sourced locally whenever possible. The menu is available for a limited time from 15 August to 30 September 2014

Zafran, located in Salmiya (Salem Al Mubarak Street), is known for its vibrant and modern setting, and is a warm and welcoming retreat for friends and family who wish to relax and enjoy good high quality food at purse-friendly prices. 

To make a reservation, please call: 25750647

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