Chef Vikas Khanna launches his book
Host of the immensely popular MasterChef India programme, Chef Vikas Khanna's latest book "Savour Mumbai- A Culinary Journey Through India's Melting Pot", published by Westland Ltd was launched on Friday at Landmark bookstore in the city.
Michelin star Chef Vikas Khanna was in conversation with Farazana Contractor - Publisher and Editor UpperCrust India, and Chef Michael Swamy - one of the most popular Food Stylist and Food Photographer - on the Role of Modern Day Chefs in new age of Food Media and Publishing.
With his book "Savour Mumbai- A Culinary Journey Through India's Melting Pot" Chef Vikas Khanna walks though the streets of Mumbai, reliving the past and embracing the new, takes readers through food pilgrimage of India Melting pot.
Vikas Khanna's culinary journey started in Amritsar, but the city of Mumbai has also played an important role in his evolution as an arbiter of dining taste.
This book is his tribute to Mumbai, which lays on the table a smorgasbord of delicious food options: Maharashtrian, Parsi, Gujarati, Konkan, street food and so much more.
Food that is as multi-flavoured as the city itself.
In the year that Khanna lived in the city, working at The Leela Kempinski, he explored and experienced all these cuisines.
As he says, it was a period that would benefit him in the kitchen in the years to come.
In Savour Mumbai, he visits some of his favourite restaurants and eateries, selects their signature dishes, helpfully modifying and adapting their recipes into a form that will be a boon to the home cook.
(Posted on 31-08-2013)