Expert Pairing: The Best Dishes to Pair with Glenfiddich

    Whether or not you’re a regular whisky drinker, you’re sure to have heard of Glenfiddich, one of the best-selling whiskies in the world, and contextually, one of the better ones you’re ever likely to try.

    We’ve teamed up with restaurateur Zorawar Kalra, who’s lending us his expertise on where to get the best dishes to go with the variants of Glenfiddich. Check them out.

    Made in Punjab

    Made In Punjab

    DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon

    What to try: Raan ‘Made in Punjab’ {as seen in the image above}

    Variant: Glenfiddich 18 Year Old

    Why: This heart-warming dish will taste even better with the elegant oak notes of the distinguished Glenfiddich 18 Year Old

    Town Hall

    Town Hall

    Khan Market, Delhi

    What to try: Grilled Tenderloin Steak

    Variant: Glenfiddich 21 Year Old

    Why: Glenfiddich 21 Year Old has a touch of smoke, which complements grilled red meats and fine cigars perfectly

    China Club

    What to try: Braised Whole Albone with Black Mushroom in Oyster Sauce

    Variant: Glenfiddich 15 Year Old

    Why:  This is an unusual dish that deserves an unusually complex whisky – the Glenfiddich 15 Year Old, for instance. This variant is the spiciest of the whiskies within Glenfiddich’s original range, hence it also pairs well with most Indian dishes.

    Akira Back

    What to try: Tobanyaki

    Variant: Glenfiddich 12 Year Old

    Why: Light fragrant whiskies like Glenfiddich 12 Year Old are the perfect accompaniment to Japanese food

    Farzi Café

    Farzi Cafe

    Connaught Place, Delhi

    What to try: Delhi Belly Tikka, Roasted Russet Apples, and Murraba Glaze

    Variant: Glenfiddich 12 Year Old

    Why: The world’s bestselling and most popular single malt is distinctively fresh and fruity and will go perfectly well with the sweet and savoury flavours of this dish

    Orient Express

    What to try: Kobe, Roasted Shallots in Black Pepper Sauce

    Variant: Glenfiddich 21 Year Old

    Why: The gentle taste of shallots will bring out the sweetness in your whisky, while the back pepper sauce will add a touch of spice

    This story is in partnership with Glenfiddich.