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The new Indian Express

Though many in India have a sweet tooth, Arq Mithai launched at a time when consciousness regarding health has become a matter of public discourse...

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Peak Life

ARQ Mithai, Luxury Artisanal Indian Sweets with a French twist

ARQ is a renaissance in Indian luxury mithai. Launched by Neha Lakhani and Ashay Dhopatkar of Troublesome Duo, the Chefs own...

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Elle Decor

Your quarantine Diwali binge made better with delightful indulgence

Folding in a touch of European charm into a classic Indian favourite, Grandma’s besan ladoo infuses dark Belgian truffle in scrumptious balls that are impossible to resist...

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Lifestyle Asia

Have you tried the Besan Truffle (& other such delish treats) from this new artisanal mithai brand?

Luxury mithai has been gaining momentum in the country in recent years – the goodies at the weddings of Isha Ambani & Anand Piramal and Shloka Mehta & Akash Ambani were trending as much as the nuptials themselves. And let’s not forget festive gifting.

Taking this trend forward is Arq Mithai, the new kid on the artisanal Indian sweets block in the country.

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Grandmom’s sweets get a French Finish at Arq, a new-age gourmet food shop in Delhi

Over a cup of coffee at Constitution Club of India’s Preamble restaurant, chefs Ashay Dhopatkar (34) and Neha Lakhani (33), better known as the Troublesome Duo, after their brand name, talk to LuxeBook about their new venture Arq, a line of artisanal mithais, launched in March; sampled by Shilpa Shetty and Aditi Rao Hydari.

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Indian mithai has a sweetness problem. The Next Generation of halwais is trying to fix that

At Delhi’s one-year-old Arq Mithai, chefs Neha Lakhani and Ashay Dhopatkar use their training in pastry and culinary arts respectively to upgrade traditionally made classics.

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The Delicious Parfi

Chef Neha Lakhani and Chef Ashay Dhopatkar of ARQ Mithai show us this simple recipe for this deliciously simple recipe for parfi.

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Food: Two chefs will lift the lid off the art and science behind molecular gastronomy

“Molecular gastronomy is like a magic show. Although it may seem complicated, it’s just simple science,” begins chef Ashay Dhopatkar...

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The Hindu

Delhi’s troublesome chef duo is in town

On Saturday, two Delhi-based chefs, Ashay Dhopatkar and Neha Lakhani, who call themselves the ‘Troublesome Duo’ will take over Magazine Street Kitchen at Reay Road for...

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The mithai love

The ingredients and the level sweetness is what distinguishes the quality of the Mithai

Each sweet has its own story but today we talk to two of the top players Chef Ashay Dhopatkar and Chef Neha Lakhani of the ‘mithai’ industry game...

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