Westland Ltd Launched Award Winning Michelin Starred Chef Vikas Khanna’s Book “Savour Mumbai”
A Culinary Journey Through India’s Melting Pot
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 today at Landmark bookstore.
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 & 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 you through food pilgrimage of India Melting pot. The diverse cultural and culinary identities that have been the hallmark of our very own ‘ Aamchi Mumbai’
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.
Categorized under the Genre of Cooking with an Original Release Type, it is priced at Rs 895. It features a Binding Paperback. Imprinted by Westland Ltd it runs with a Page Extent of 332 pp.
About The Author
Hosting the immensely popular MasterChef India programme on television is just one of Chef Vikas Khanna’s many achievements. He also runs his Michelin-starred restaurant Junoon in New York, has won the Rising Star Chef Award by Star Chefs in 2011, provided a feast that has remained in the memories of all those who attended a much-talked-about fundraiser for US President Barak Obama—as also featured in a list of Sexiest Men Alive drawn up by People magazine. He is also a food writer and filmmaker. His cookbook Flavors First was published in 2011.